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The Truth About Love (2005)

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Drunk, Archie sends a valentine to his best friend's wife. She sends one to her husband. He hides it so she disguises herself as a slut. Will he cheat on his wife - with his wife? Let us see what happens.

Director:

John Hay

Writers:

William Johnston (screenplay), Peter Bloore (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dougray Scott ... Archie Gray
Jennifer Love Hewitt ... Alice Holbrook
David Christian David Christian ... Suppository Man
Branka Katic ... Katya
Freddie Waters Freddie Waters ... Fidgety Teenager
Jimi Mistry ... Sam Holbrook
Kate Miles ... Felicity
Tracy O'Flaherty Tracy O'Flaherty ... Promotions Woman
Tom Boyd ... Henry (as Thomas S.W. Boyd)
Elise Rayner Elise Rayner ... TV News Reporter
Frances Valeydon-Pillay Frances Valeydon-Pillay ... Beauty Therapist
Karl Howman Karl Howman ... Cliff Sharpe
Simon Webbe Simon Webbe ... Dan Harlow
Marc Danbury ... Supporter #1
Kirris Riviere Kirris Riviere ... Supporter #2 (as Kirris J. Riviere)
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Storyline

As part of a drunken bet with her sister, a happily married woman sends an anonymous Valentine's card to her husband to see if he hides it. When he does, what was a prank leads to a series of events and revelations that puts her marriage at risk, and leaves her looking for revenge. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

How far would you go to test your man? How far would you go to keep him?

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Goofs

Outside the courtroom, a crewmember on the right-hand side of the screen next to a lamppost wearing a large greenish-brown jacket is visible, ushering the extras to their marks. See more »

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Alice Holbrook: Anonymous never thinks. She does.
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Massage Baby
Written and performed by Jonas Persson
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Poor example of the British rom-com
3 July 2005 | by larssonaboutSee all my reviews

Yet another British romantic comedy which audiences all over the world seem to have a ravenous appetite for. This feeble effort is an unintentional parody of the genre - all the classic clichéd scenes are here from ridiculously elaborate misunderstandings to running after departing trains to declare one's love. The characters are one-dimensional caricatures save for Love-Hewitt who manages to bring some cohesion to the film. Things threaten to spiral out of control in the plausibility department as the film progresses; our good-natured suspension of belief finally comes crashing down during the preposterous ending. If you're looking for a Bridget Jones, Notting Hill kind of experience you won't find it here.


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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 February 2007 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,298,345
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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