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Laws of Attraction (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 30 April 2004 (USA)
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Amidst a sea of litigation, two New York City divorce lawyers find love.

Director:

Peter Howitt

Writers:

Aline Brosh McKenna (story), Aline Brosh McKenna (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pierce Brosnan ... Daniel Rafferty
Julianne Moore ... Audrey Woods
Michael Sheen ... Thorne Jamison
Parker Posey ... Serena
Frances Fisher ... Sara Miller
Nora Dunn ... Judge Abramovitz
Heather Ann Nurnberg Heather Ann Nurnberg ... Leslie
Johnny Myers Johnny Myers ... Ashton Phelps
Mike Doyle ... Michael Rawson
Allan Houston ... Adamo Shandela
Annie Ryan Annie Ryan ... TV Host
Vincent Marzello Vincent Marzello ... Lyman Hersh
Sara James Sara James ... Waitress
John Discepolo John Discepolo ... Legal TV Reporter
Annika Pergament ... TV Reporter
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Storyline

This is the story of two New York divorce attorneys who are often competing against each other, but end up in a relationship nonetheless. When they get married, can they avoid the same issues at home that lead people to provide them business at work? One of the central cases in the story is the heavily-publicized divorce of a rock star from his wife... Written by austin4577@aol.com

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Getting married is a great way to fall in love. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

Ireland | UK | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 April 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Las reglas de la seducción See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£433,962 (United Kingdom), 9 May 2004, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,728,905, 2 May 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,848,322, 13 June 2004

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,144,910, 29 October 2005
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

DIRECTOR CAMEO (Peter Howitt): At the start of the film, as the husband (Brosnan's client) in the divorce case. See more »

Goofs

In the bar, when Daniel and Audrey are drinking, the lock of hair on Daniel's forehead appears, disappears and then reappears. See more »

Quotes

Daniel: Are you really 56?
Sara: Parts of me are.
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Connections

References Judge Judy (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

The Spirits of Wine and Madame Bonaparte Reels
Written by John Doherty / Traditional
Performed by John Doherty
Licensed Courtesy of Claddagh Records
Published by Claddagh Records
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Enjoyable, romantic comedy for people in love
28 July 2004 | by jamesjim200See all my reviews

I first saw this film through work at the cinema ( I work in care ). I enjoyed it so much I took my wife to see it to the next night and she enjoyed it to. This is a movie for people who are in love and or thinking about getting married or are married. Despite the humour their is a serious message ie not everything in life is easy and you need to be willing to compromise if you wish to find happiness with the one you love. Not all reviews of this film have been positive. My belief is these critics are not romantic people. This is a very hard film to dislike if you are a romantic person, my wife says I am. I look forward to buying it on DVD I recommend you do the same.


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