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Rumor Has It... (2005)

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Sarah Huttinger is a woman who learns that her family was the inspiration for the book and film "The Graduate" -- and that she just might be the offspring of the well-documented event.

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Rob Reiner

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Ted Griffin (as T.M. Griffin)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Aniston ... Sarah Huttinger
Kevin Costner ... Beau Burroughs
Shirley MacLaine ... Katharine Richelieu
Mark Ruffalo ... Jeff Daly
Richard Jenkins ... Earl Huttinger
Christopher McDonald ... Roger McManus
Steve Sandvoss ... Scott
Mena Suvari ... Annie Huttinger
Mike Vogel ... Blake Burroughs
Rob Lanza ... New Year's Eve M.C. (as Robert Lanza)
Lisa Vachon ... Young Katharine
Trevor Stock ... Young Beau
Jennifer Taylor ... Jocelyn Richelieu
Marcia Ann Burrs ... Pasadenan Wife
Lynn Wanlass ... Pasadenan Wife
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Storyline

Hunky NY lawyer Jeff Daly finally got engaged to fickle Sarah Huttinger, who presents him to her Pasadena family, who all soon take to him, for her sister's wedding to Scott. But Jeff's clever counting makes Sarah realize her dad Earl isn't her biological father. Once movie clues from family indicate as suspect successful author Beau Burroughs, she insists on meeting him. Only like her mother and grandmother, she has a one night-stand with Beau, which may well cost her Jeff. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Based on a true rumor.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic material, sexual content, crude humor and a drug reference | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA | Germany | Australia

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

25 December 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Otherwise Engaged See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$70,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$868,567 (Germany), 23 December 2005

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,515,000, 25 December 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$43,000,262, 9 March 2006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$88,933,562
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film takes place in 1997. See more »

Goofs

When Sarah and Jeff have an argument near the end, you see Sarah go into the elevator with a jacket on. The scene goes to her crying in the elevator, no jacket. See more »

Quotes

Katherine: [meeting Jeff] You don't look like a lawyer...
Jeff: You don't look like a Grandma.
Katherine: You ARE a lawyer! Full of shit.
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Crazy Credits

"No real people are portrayed in this film. This is a fictional film, inspired by something that supposedly happened a long time ago." See more »


Soundtracks

Mrs. Robinson
Written by Paul Simon
Performed by Simon & Garfunkel (as Simon and Garfunkel)
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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Boring film inspired from 'The Graduate'. Very mediocre
12 February 2009 | by long-fordSee all my reviews

This film bored me. Jennifer Aniston is decent but the plot is weak. No one really leaves an impression though Mark Ruffalo tries hard in a thankless part. The film draws inspiration from 'The Graduate' but doesn't come even close to the 1967 film. Kevin Costner has a little fun with his role. Shirley MacLaine plays the same role she's been playing essentially for the last few years, a crotchety version of Shirley Maclaine! Aniston's character is quite simply tiresome and her emotional journey didn't leave an impact on me. Avoid unless you are bored with nothing else to do.

Overall 4/10


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