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
Gross USA: $14,218,698
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $15,368,897
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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
When the guys break into their apartment to scare them, Emma is holding her hands over her mouth the entire time in fear. In the first shot both sleeves of her shirt are down to her wrist. In the next shot the left sleeve is down and the right sleeve is pulled up. In the last shot both sleeves are down again. See more
What's your book about?
It's the story of a man who's frightened of commitment yet so desperately in love with a woman he's afraid it might kill him. It's a comedy.
Remake of Paris When It Sizzles
Written by André Rieu
and Johann Strauss
Performed by Comedy Harmonists
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