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A Lot Like Love (2005)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 22 April 2005 (USA)
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Unaquainted Emily and Oliver join the mile high club together on the way from LAX to NYC - end of story except they meet on and off the next 7 years. Are they meant for each other?

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Nigel Cole
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amanda Peet ... Emily Friehl
Ashton Kutcher ... Oliver Martin
Taryn Manning ... Ellen Martin
Aimee Garcia ... Nicole
Lee Garlington ... Stewardess
Birdie M. Hale Birdie M. Hale ... Old Woman
Tyrone Giordano ... Graham Martin (as Ty Giordano)
Melissa van der Schyff ... Carol Martin
Theresa Spruill Theresa Spruill ... Street Vendor
James Read ... Brent Friehl
Molly Cheek ... Christine
Sarah Ann Morris ... Bartender
Gabriel Mann ... Peter
Kathryn Hahn ... Michelle
Ali Larter ... Gina
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Storyline

On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to close friends to ... lovers? Written by IMDb Editors

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There's nothing better than a great romance... to ruin a perfectly good friendship.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

22 April 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Lot Like Love See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,576,593, 24 April 2005

Gross USA:

$21,845,719

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$42,886,719
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The scene where Emily and Oliver are standing naked behind the car and Oliver says to her that she just "looked" (at his genital area) hadn't primarily been shot for the movie. It was actually a real moment between Amanda Peet and Ashton Kutcher, which the director decided to use for the film afterwards. See more »

Goofs

During the New Year's Eve party, the location of the large tattoo on the back of Emily's left shoulder changes position by at least a few inches from shot to shot while she's sitting facing the bar and later when she's dancing with Oliver. See more »

Quotes

Graham Martin: Oliver, this is your life. You can't wait for it to just to get you up on your feet.
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Connections

Featured in Strictly Background (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Look What You've Done
Written by Nic Cester (as Nicholas Cester)
Performed by Jet
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
By Arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing
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Not at all a rip off but instead a good movie that echoes "When Harry Met Sally"
23 October 2005 | by CAMACHO-4See all my reviews

It is true that the way this movie was shot it did seem similar to the Billy Crstal and Meg Ryan romantic comedy. But everyone forgets that Hollywood rips everything off all the time. This film manages to keep the watcher interested and makes you feel for it's characters.

Ashton Kutcher is usually very unwatchable, but in this picture he helps create a shy and ambitious lead in Oliver Martin. Oliver is a dreamer who puts all his energy in creating a internet company to sell diapers. Then there's the always animated Amanda Peet as Emily. Emily from early on tries to push Oliver to explore life. Ashton and Amanda make a great team on camera and also have great chemistry when it comes to the more emotional parts of the movie.

Overall "A Lot Like Love" is a great romantic comedy with real heart and is really worth watching.


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