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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

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Rod
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Randy Francis
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Jackie
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Mick Silver
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Julie
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Brady (as Dan Montgomery)
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Higgins
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Margie the Receptionist
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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:

He's Risking It All... For Love At First Sight! 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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Release Date:

26 October 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

On the L  »

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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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The original screenplay for the film would have received an R rating but was rewritten to a PG so that it could be marketed to *NSYNC fans. See more »

Goofs

In his office at the newspaper, Brady is playing a Gameboy color, but there isn't a game cartridge in the back of the Gameboy. See more »

Quotes

Kevin Gibbons: C'mon, Lucille, don't die on me now. Listen, daddy knows you're tired, but daddy knows that got a few left in you. Yes you do! Yes you do!
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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

Let Me Be
Written by Britney Spears, Brian Kierulf (as Brian Kieruff) and Josh Schwartz
Performed by Britney Spears
Courtesy of Jive Records
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What the hell?
18 May 2002 | by See 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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