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A Lot Like Love (2005)

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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 ... See full summary »

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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.

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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:

Muy parecido al amor See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,576,593, 24 April 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$21,835,784, 4 July 2005
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Oliver (Ashton Kutcher) tells his sister Ellen (Taryn Manning) in a phone conversation at a party that he has just ran into her favorite rapper Eminem. Taryn Manning played Eminem's ex-girlfriend in the movie 8 Mile (2002). See more »

Goofs

The nude photograph in the desert. Emily sets the shutter at 40 seconds (the time they need to remain absolutely still) but with such a long exposure the moon and stars would move enough to get all blurred as well (a lot less then one second is required). When we later see the photo the moon is sharp. See more »

Quotes

Graham Martin: [pointing to his son] You should get one.
Oliver Martin: That was the plan. Instead I'm almost 30, unemployed, and living with mom and dad.
Graham Martin: Oliver. This is your life. Right now. It doesn't wait for you to get back on your feet.
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Connections

References Dawn of the Dead (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Maybe It's Just Me
Written and Performed by Butch Walker
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Licensing
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Light romantic comedy, but...
2 May 2005 | by MelJJ123See all my reviews

Gosh darn it, I liked it. Did I think it was a cinematic masterpiece - definitely not, but who really expected that anyway? What we have here is a cutesy formulaic light romantic comedy. I laughed and walked out with a smile. Will I remember it in a year, probably not, but thats OK. I'd also like to comment on a post I read here, where the writer was 'distressed' by the characters in this film displaying VERY antiquated and unhip desires - like, dare I say it... wanting to secure a successful career, find love, and get married by age 30. Wow, can you imagine people nowadays feeling that way?! I personally find it 'distressing' to think that we live in a society where having traditional desires is made to be odd. I'm in my 20s and know many other people who are looking for these same things. So go figure, I actually found this perspective in a modern film refreshing.


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