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Hitch (2005)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 11 February 2005 (USA)
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While helping his latest client woo the fine lady of his dreams, a professional "date doctor" finds that his game doesn't quite work on the gossip columnist with whom he's smitten.

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Andy Tennant

Writer:

Kevin Bisch
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Smith ... Hitch
Eva Mendes ... Sara
Kevin James ... Albert
Amber Valletta ... Allegra
Julie Ann Emery ... Casey
Adam Arkin ... Max
Robinne Lee ... Cressida
Nathan Lee Graham ... Geoff
Michael Rapaport ... Ben
Jeffrey Donovan ... Vance
Paula Patton ... Mandy
Philip Bosco ... Mr. O'Brian
Kevin Sussman ... Neil
Navia Nguyen ... Mika
Matt Malloy ... Pete
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Storyline

Alex Hitchens is "The Date Doctor." He helps men to land dates. Sara is a gossip columnist for a New York City tabloid. Both are very guarded around the opposite sex. Despite their natures, Alex and Sara begin a relationship. Complications ensue when Sara's latest scoop happens to be one of Alex's clients. Written by Ken Miller <wkmiller704@yahoo.com>

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The cure for the common man.

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language and some strong sexual references | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 February 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Last First Kiss See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$43,142,214, 13 February 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$179,495,555

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$368,100,420
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Color:

Color (Technicolor)

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The firehouse shown during the opening credits is the same firehouse that was seen in Ghostbusters (1984). See more »

Goofs

When Hitch is talking to Sara at the end of the movie, one of the extras walks by twice, in the same direction (upper-left corner). See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Hitch: Basic principles: no woman wakes up saying, "God, I hope I don't get swept off my feet today!" Now, she might say, "This is a really bad time for me," or something like, "I just need some space," or my personal favorite, "I'm really into my career right now." You believe that? Neither does she. You know why? Because she's lying to you, that's why. You understand me? Lying! It's not a bad time for her. She doesn't need any space. And she may be into her career, but what she's really...
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Referenced in Torchwood: Random Shoes (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Love Train
(1972)
Written by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff
Published by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. o/b/o itself and Mijac Music
Performed by The O'Jays
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with SONY BMG Music Licensing
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Will Smith can do no wrong
14 February 2005 | by bloutSee all my reviews

I expected a good movie. What I got was an even better movie. The chemistry between James and Smith is just incredible. Glad to see him in a major motion picture for once!

The movie works, because the actors play their parts perfectly. Will Smith is fantastic with his never ending charm; Kevin James is hilarious, and Eva Mendes...well, let's just say she plays that bitch/sweet/annoying role to the best of her ability.

What I loved about the movie was the fact that Will Smith didn't even have to try to be lovable. He just was!! The "date doctor" had all the right moves, said everything in the most perfect of ways, and never ever went over the top.

The funny parts are hilarious...and the cute, romantic parts are unforgettable.

I totally recommend this movie. And no, it is not a chick flick.


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