A romantic comedy: Alex is an author whose writer's block and gambling debts have landed him in a jam. In order get loan sharks off his back, he must finish his novel in 30 days or wind up dead. To help him complete his manuscript he hires stenographer Emma. As Alex begins to dictate his tale of a romantic love triangle to the charming yet somewhat opinionated stenographer, Emma challenges his ideas at every turn. Her unsolicited yet intriguing input begins to inadvertently influence Alex and his story and soon real life begins to imitate art.
Is it love... or are they just imagining things?
20 June 2003 (USA)
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Loosely Based on a True Love Story
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Opening Weekend USA: $6,111,074,
22 June 2003, Wide Release
Gross USA: $14,208,384, 10 August 2003
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
After Alex and Emma ride on a boat, they go out for a walk. A flash is visible as they walk. It was a paparazzo taking a picture. See more
When Alex and Emma are arguing on the stairway, Alex's mouth does not match his words. See more
I'm just a writer, Emma. I don't know what to do to show you how much I love you. I only have words. That's all I have.
Remake of The Gambler
Those Sweet Words
Written by Lee Alexander and Richard Julian
Performed by Norah Jones
Courtesy of Bluenote Records, a Division of Capitol Records, Inc. See more