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If Only (2004)

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It takes a tragedy to teach the young businessman Ian to put love ahead of work and open up to his musician girlfriend Samantha.

Director:

Gil Junger

Writer:

Christina Welsh
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Love Hewitt ... Samantha Andrews
Paul Nicholls ... Ian Wyndham
Tom Wilkinson ... Taxi Driver
Diana Hardcastle ... Claire
Lucy Davenport ... Lottie
Roy Sampson ... Dunbar
Kevin Moore ... Hotel Employee
Neville Phillips ... Concert MC
Ben Ridgeway Ben Ridgeway ... Teenage Boy
Teo-Wa Vuong Teo-Wa Vuong ... Enniko
Terence Harvey ... Trahem
Al Wilde ... Oliver
Danny Babington ... Nigel
Stewart Wright ... Mike
Graham Turner Graham Turner ... Richard
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Storyline

After his impetuous musician girlfriend, Samantha, dies in an accident shortly after they had a fight (and nearly broke up), a grief-stricken British businessman, Ian Wyndham, living in London gets a chance to relive the day all over again, in the hope of changing the events that led up to her getting killed. Written by austin4577@aol.com

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He loved her like there was no tomorrow. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual material | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Jennifer Love Hewitt wrote the two songs she performs in the movie. See more »

Quotes

Samantha Andrews: Right before we got into the cab, he told me how I taught him to love!
[bursts out crying...]
Samantha Andrews: Loving him was so easy for me...
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Connections

Remade as Ru-Ba-Ru (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Take My Heart Back
Lyrics by Jennifer Love Hewitt
Music by Chris Canute
Performed by Jennifer Love Hewitt
Arranged and Produced by Paul Englishby
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Wonderful, Touching Movie
31 December 2004 | by JB67See all my reviews

Luckily, I was able to see this as my final film of 2004. Not being a fan of JLH, I was very impressed with her role here in 'If Only'. Others have described the plot, so I won't go into that. But from top to bottom, this film won me over.

The writing, acting and directing were all top notch. It was a wonderful film, very moving and touching. Hard for me to believe that anyone would dislike this film. With the movie business being what it is, it's doubtful this film will ever be released in the US, so go out any find the Russian DVD, the only release available as of this date.

Voted 9/10.


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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 July 2004 (Lebanon) See more »

Also Known As:

If Only See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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