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My Sassy Girl (2008)

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A sweet Midwestern guy with his life planned out for himself is wooed, groomed, and ultimately dumped by a complicated, elusive gal.

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Yann Samuell

Writers:

Victor Levin (screenplay), Jae-young Kwak (earlier screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elisha Cuthbert ... Jordan Roark
Jesse Bradford ... Charlie Bellow
Austin Basis ... Leo
Chris Sarandon ... Dr. Roark
Jay Patterson ... Roger Bellow
Tom Aldredge ... Old Man
Louis Mustillo ... Doorman
Brian Reddy Brian Reddy ... Mr. Phipps
Stark Sands ... Soldier
Joanna Gleason ... Kitty / Aunt Sally
Cherene Snow Cherene Snow ... Stationmaster
Kimberly Youngblood Kimberly Youngblood ... Attractive Woman
Don Sparks ... Security Officer
Sean Phillips Sean Phillips ... Swat Commander
William Abadie ... Jean-Jacques
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Storyline

My Sassy Girl is the tale of the first and last time Charlie Bello falls in love. From their initial meeting, trouble is the name of the game. Imagine an amorphous mass of dating disasters and you get an idea of the relationship between the young couple. Some mysterious force with the strength of gravity between two planets must be at play between Charlie and Jordan as the relationship truly makes no sense on the surface. Everything seems pitted against the two of them. Things suddenly come to a halt when the two write letters confessing their love for each other. Agreeing to meet a year later to read the love letters together, Charlie and Jordan go their separate ways. Written by Marx-Michael

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Taglines:

The girl your mother warned you about. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language, thematic material and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 June 2008 (Thailand) See more »

Also Known As:

Una chica fuera de serie See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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This movie is an American remake of the 2001 Korean film of the same name. See more »

Quotes

Jordan Roark: We have to stay alive, because we have to see how the story ends.
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Not very convincing
9 February 2013 | by groktaloSee all my reviews

It is a remake, so it's nothing new by default. However, if we pretend that it wasn't a remake, it would still be nothing new. A story about an unlikely couple experiencing trials and tribulations en route to some sort of resolution is not a novel approach to romance.

The acting was OK, but not spectacular. Maybe the lead characters did not quite fit the actors or maybe it was something else, but I just did not find them entirely convincing. As a matter of fact, I could not really care less what the final outcome of the story would be and I am the kind of person who watches Christmas Hallmark rom coms.

Granted, the movie does have a message, which is why I am not giving it just one out of ten. However, the message is conveyed in a fairly clumsy manner, borderline ridiculous.


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