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America's Sweethearts (2001)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 20 July 2001 (USA)
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A movie publicist deals with the messy public split of his movie's co-stars while keeping reporters at bay while a reclusive director holds the film's print hostage.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Kathleen "Kiki" Harrison
... Lee Phillips
... Gwen Harrison
... Eddie Thomas
... Hector Gorgonzolas
... Dave Kingman
... Hal Weidmann
... Wellness Guide
... Danny Wax
... Davis
... Larry King
... Limo Driver
... Dave O'Hanlon
... Security Guard
... Security Guard
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In the midst of a nasty public breakup of married movie stars, a studio publicist scrambles to put a cap on the escalating situation as the couple's latest film has found its only print kidnapped by the director. Written by MonkeyKingMA

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The Crew's Here. The Cameras Are Rolling. And the Director's Got a Problem! See more »

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language, some crude and sexual humor | See all certifications »

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20 July 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La pareja del año  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$46,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,181,877, 22 July 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$93,607,673, 28 October 2001

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$138,191,428
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2.35 : 1
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One the first pass by the MPAA, the film was rated R for it's adult language and sexual innuendo. Revolution Studios and Columbia Pictures made the small cuts necessary to get the desired PG-13 rating. See more »

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When Kiki is rubbing Gwen's neck in the bathtub, she tells her to take her foot out, which she does. In the long shot you can see Kiki's foot is back in the tub. See more »

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Narrator: America first fell in love with Eddie Thomas and Gwen Harrison in the box office smash "Autumn With Greg And Peg". They had the most celebrated marriage in Hollywood. Who could forget how they hit one out of the park in "Requiem for an Outfielder"?
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References The Pinto Kid (1941) See more »

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We All Fall Down
Written by Ann Roboff (as Annie Roboff), Billy Burnette and Bekka Bramlett
Produced by Ann Roboff (as Annie Roboff)
Performed by Bekka Bramlett
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Good Romantic Comedy Movie with a great cast
27 January 2012 | by See all my reviews

SO I just finished watching this movie a couple of days ago. The reason I watched it because Julia Roberts was in it and shes one of my favorite actresses. Here is a short summary of whats it about, Well it starts with a famous Hollywood couple that is going through a divorce, and a movie director who lost his job and has the chance to get it back if he can bring John Cusack's character and Zeta Jones character back to together. Julia Roberts' character is Zeta Jones sister in the movie and happens to to get with John Cusack's character because she always had a crush on him and John Cusack has always liked her.

Well the movie was good, it wasn't great. Yes most people will watch it because of the cast and not like it. Christopher Walken steals the show as always in the beginning and end, with short scenes. There are some really funny scenes, but thats about it. The plot of the movie is okay nothing excitint.

I give it 6 out of 10 stars. I would at least give it a chance if your fan of any of the actors in this film, or if you like that type of genre.


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