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 (Luke Wilson) and Emma (Kate Hudson) 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
As Emma says the end of her "Cuban invasion" line in Alex's apartment, she is seen only in silhouette but her lips are clearly not moving. See more
[interrupting Elsa's rambling
Elsa! You've struck oil - stop drilling!
References The Princess Bride
Written by Philip Braham
and Douglas Furber
Performed by Fletcher Henderson
Courtesy of The Verve Music Group
Under licence from Universal Music Enterprises See more