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Along Came Polly (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 16 January 2004 (USA)
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A buttoned up newlywed finds his too organized life falling into chaos when he falls in love with an old classmate.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Reuben Feffer
... Polly Prince
... Sandy Lyle
... Lisa Kramer
... Stan Indursky
... Claude
... Leland Van Lew
... Javier
... Vivian Feffer
... Irving Feffer
... Roxanne
... Dustin
... Vic
... Wonsuk
... Gladys (as Kym E. Whitley)
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Storyline

Reuben Feffer thinks he's found the love of his life but on his honeymoon he discovers her cheating on him with a scuba instructor. Reuben travels back home to get his life on track. On a night out with best pal, Sandy Lyle, Reuben discovers an old school friend, Polly Prince. Reuben feels a connection straight away, and tries constantly to get her to like him. But it's not going to be easy for Reuben, especially when he spends his days calculating risks, and when someone unexpected turns up. Written by FilmFanUK

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For the most cautious man on Earth, life is about to get interesting.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language, crude humor and some drug references | See all certifications »

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UIP France [France] | Universal

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Box Office

Budget:

$42,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$32,450,825, 18 January 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$88,097,164

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$171,963,386
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Trivia

While on their honeymoon on the beach the scuba instructor asks if they want to scuba. In the background you can see Chinaman's Hat a small island off the north east shore of Oahu, Hi. This is not a part of St. Barts. See more »

Goofs

When Reuben flies to Los Angeles it shows an American Airlines DC-10 landing, but AA retired its fleet of DC-10's in 2000 - four years before the movie was released. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Reuben Feffer: [practicing] I, Reuben, take you, Lisa... I, Reuben, take YOU, Lisa, to be my lawfully wedded wife. I do. I do.
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References Dirty Dancing (1987) See more »

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NBRIK DUB
Written by Aisha Kandisha's Jarring Effects
Performed by Aisha Kandisha's Jarring Effects and Bill Laswell
Produced by Bill Laswell and Pat Jabbar
Courtesy of Barraka El Farnatshi Prod.
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Along Came a Good Laugh
27 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

The story's not overly engaging, but for some reason Along Came Polly is fun. Ben Stiller just has that knack of being able to embarass himself and we love him for it. You can't help but laugh. But the film is worth a look for Philip Seymour Hoffman, too, as the child actor still looking for recognition -- and work. The basketball court scene is great, but the best is his performance with a community theatre's production of Jesus Christ Superstar. If you've ever been in community theatre, or you've hung out with actors, you'll appreciate this.


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