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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
1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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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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Taglines:

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 »

Parents Guide:

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Details

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

Gross USA:

$21,845,719

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$42,886,719
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film is included on the film critic Roger Ebert's "Most Hated" list. See more »

Goofs

The stains of splashed drink on Oliver's shirt when he is in lavatory are not the same as just after splashing when he is in his seat. See more »

Quotes

Oliver Martin: Well... Guess when I'm an old man, I'll never have to wonder, "What if?"...
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Connections

References The Butterfly Effect (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Mad About You
Written by Alex Callier
Performed by Hooverphonic
Courtesy of Epic Records/Sony BMG Music Entertainment (Belgium) S.A./N.V.
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Licensing
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Yep! A lot like love! :)
14 June 2014 | by zoheb-haiderSee all my reviews

How about starting off a platonic love story by having sex with a stranger on an airplane? :D Well this is what this movie starts off with.. It basically covers everything that love is being abused for... being illogical and one of the most unexpected things in life. The chemistry between Amanda Peet and Ashton Kuthcher is very nice to watch. the actress seems to be the man in this weird and highly coincidental relationship but the hero finds his moments of perfect timings too, does all the right things at the right times. :) A decent theme and pace to the movie overall. Its shot to portray all the imperfections and the practicality life throws at you. What matters is what you realize is worth holding on to. Must see once! :)


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