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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Hitch
... Sara
... Albert
... Allegra
... Casey
... Max
... Cressida
... Geoff
... Ben
... Vance
... Mandy
... Mr. O'Brian
... Neil
... Mika
... 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

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

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11 February 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Last First Kiss  »

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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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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Will Smith suggested Kevin James for the role of Albert. Smith was a fan of The King of Queens (1998). See more »

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In the newspaper article of Allegra's break-up that Albert reads in the beginning of the movie most of the visible text is repeated. 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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Spoofed in Partner (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

JL is My Main Man - Now Give Me Back My Pen
Written by Alan Elliott
Published by Zuck Shot Music
Performed by The Alan Elliott Big Band
Courtesy of Al's Records and Tapes
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Very Entertaining, Funny, Pretty Original Story
12 February 2005 | by See all my reviews

This was a movie that, at the end, I thought "Now that was an enjoyable 2 hours!" I hate spending around $20 (not including baby-sitting $$) for my husband and myself to have that "It was OK" feeling.

I think I like Will Smith better as a comedic actor than an action hero. He was well cast in this. His character was very likable, as was Kevin James'.

There were several laugh out loud scenes. It's also a romantic movie, so guys, if you want to impress the lady in your life, take her to this. Women will like it as much as any chick-flick, but I wouldn't categorize this as one. There is plenty of guy humor in it for men to enjoy. I think that's one of the reasons why this movie is so perfect as a date movie. It has romance AND slapstick. I don't usually like slapstick that much, but it wasn't overdone and I can't think of any those scenes that didn't deliver laughs.

I definitely recommend this movie. The first thing my husband said to me after it was over was "I want to see it again!"


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