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On the Line (2001)

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A shy advertising employee meets his dream girl on the El train, but doesn't remember to get her phone number, resulting in an all-out search for the mystery girl

Director:

Eric Bross

Writers:

Eric Aronson, Paul B. Stanton (as Paul Stanton)
4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lance Bass ... Kevin Gibbons
Joey Fatone ... Rod
Emmanuelle Chriqui ... Abbey
GQ ... Eric
James Bulliard ... Randy Francis
Al Green ... Al Green
Tamala Jones ... Jackie
Richie Sambora ... Mick Silver
Amanda Foreman ... Julie
Dan Montgomery Jr. Dan Montgomery Jr. ... Brady (as Dan Montgomery)
Dave Foley ... Higgins
Jerry Stiller ... Nathan
David Fraser David Fraser ... Barrett
Jenny Parsons ... Margie the Receptionist
Kristin Booth ... Sam
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Storyline

A young man meets a girl on a train, only to spend the rest of the movie trying to reunite with her (one of the love-at-first-sight things), aided by his best friend in a quest of posters and signs that soon gains public notice. Will he ever find his soul mate? Written by Jim Smith <jimsmith@aol.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Have you ever met the perfect girl? (and let her get away) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for language and some crude humor | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Miramax Films Corp.

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 October 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

On the L See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,307,063, 28 October 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$4,356,743, 18 November 2001
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In "100 Girls"(2000), Emmanuelle Chriqui starred as a girl who was pursued by a boy who did not know her name or how to find her, which is the premise of this movie. See more »

Goofs

When Kevin meets Abby and she begins to fold a paper airplane, she folds the paper in half horizontally. The plane she's holding in the immediate next scene could not have been created with horizontal fold to start its creation. See more »

Quotes

Eric: You're like the poster boy for the romantically challenged!
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Crazy Credits

Just as the credits begin, there is a sound effect for the reels stopping and then titles signifying a "Behind the Scenes" of On the Line appear. We see Lance Bass and Emmanuelle Chriqui in their respective make-up chairs along with a cameo of two make-up artists, played by Justin and Chris from NSync. They exchange "N'Sync is N-Stink" comments with praises for Kevin. See more »

Connections

References The West Wing (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Look Down
Written by Scott Cutler and Anne Preven
Performed by BBMak
Courtesy of Hollywood Records and Telstar Records
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What the hell?
18 May 2002 | by dreamergrl88See all my reviews

What the hell? What were they thinking when they wrote this? It's just a pathetic excuse to have a movie with the guys from *N Sync in. It's not funny and incredibly boring, which just seems to drag on and on until it gets to it's incoherent and sappy ending. Some of the characters had no signifigant value to the plot of this movie. The only reason why I got it was because I wanted to see how much Lance Bass and Joey Fatone suck at acting. Well, they suck a lot. Please do yourself a favor and do not rent this!


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