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The Last Kiss (2006)

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Michael'd have a great job, still have his 4 best friends, and be in love with a beautiful girl at 30. He loves Jenna but his life seems predictable until he meets a college girl. It seems that everybody's having relationship problems.

Director:

Tony Goldwyn

Writers:

Paul Haggis (screenplay), Gabriele Muccino (motion picture "L'ultimo bacio")
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zach Braff ... Michael
Jacinda Barrett ... Jenna
Casey Affleck ... Chris
Rachel Bilson ... Kim
Michael Weston ... Izzy
Eric Christian Olsen ... Kenny
Marley Shelton ... Arianna
Lauren Lee Smith ... Lisa
Harold Ramis ... Professor Bowler
Blythe Danner ... Anna
Tom Wilkinson ... Stephen
David Haydn-Jones ... Mark (as David Haydyn-Jones)
Cindy Sampson ... Danielle
Lisa Hochstein ... Stripper #1 (as Lisa Mackay)
Patricia Stasiak Patricia Stasiak ... Stripper #2
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Michael and Jenna, having been a couple for three years, want to get married and start a family. These plans seem to be well on their way when Jenna announces that she's pregnant. But Michael is worried that his life and his youth will be over for good. At a wedding of a friend, he meets a free-spirited college co-ed, Kim, who opens his eyes and leads him on a dangerous path away from Jenna. Meanwhile, none of the relationships of the people surrounding Michael and Jenna are happy and stable. Michael's friend Izzy is unwilling to let go of his childhood sweetheart Arianna; Kenny is a handsome stud who fears commitment to his latest conquest Danielle; and Chris is a co-worker who is dominated by his neurotic and overbearing wife over raising their newborn son. Even Jenna's parents, Stephen and Anna, are experiencing problems in their long-suffering marriage. Written by EdFlesch

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

We all make choices. What's yours?

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

It was rumored that Rachel Bilson called for a body double during the sex scenes because she was uncomfortable being nude in front of the camera. Although she did refuse to show her breasts on camera, she wore panties and did still complete the scene without any double. See more »

Goofs

When the RV pulls over to drop Chris off by the side of the road, the left-hand turn signal comes on, but as the RV is pulling away, the right-hand turn signal is now on. See more »

Quotes

Chris: Take a risk, take a chance - that's what you used to tell me.
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Connections

Referenced in Friday Night with Jonathan Ross: Episode #11.5 (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

El Salvador
Written by Joel Pott, Stephen Roberts, Timothy Wanstall, Carey Willetts
Performed by Athlete
Courtesy of Astralwerks
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Is that the Last kiss? Is that it?
11 September 2006 | by JamesterSee all my reviews

I saw this at the Toronto International Film Festival to a packed house!

And what a showing it was!

When I stepped in to watch this, I had no idea where the movie would go, nor if it would be remotely interesting. But it quickly started to make sense. An outdoor wedding by the lake, guys talking guy stuff, and cute girls chatting and flirting from the other table, and soon you know it's going to be about guy/girl relationships. And so the plot evolves.

And while it's not an entirely unique story-line, there are unique things about it. The characters are distinct. The main cast of 4 guys all get enough screen time and have their own 'problems' that can easily interweave that the story could really jump from one character to the next. That's a good thing. A relatively predictable story then becomes slightly less so.

If you're looking for a moderate movie -- nothing too serious, but then nothing too fluffy -- something that you can watch, maybe chuckle a few times, or maybe something that might get you to think more deeply about relationship (and in particular if you're considering getting into a long-term relationship, or if you're not sure a long-term relationship you're in), then this would be just the ticket. You get into the minds of the characters, and there are quite a few that you can get to know, which lets you empathize with them. Some questions that I pondered watching this: is avoidance an option in life? Is truth always the best policy?

Anyways, women will find this to be an enjoyable watch, as there are a few distinct women's points of view that come forth through this which seemed quite honest.

Anyways. Strong acting. A few giddy moments, but fun overall. The result was a story that moved along nicely.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 September 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Saint-Lambert, Québec, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,627,989, 17 September 2006

Gross USA:

$11,614,790

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,852,401
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Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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