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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 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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Storyline

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

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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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Trivia

There is a poster of The Shins in Kim's dorm room. The band was featured on the soundtrack for Zach Braff's directorial debut film Garden State (2004). See more »

Goofs

Near the end of the movie when Casey Affleck is standing at the door to pick up his kid, the strap of his bag changes from normal to upside down. See more »

Quotes

Michael: I'm in love with your daughter Stephen, Maybe that doesn't mean anything you but I'm standing here. You are her father, I am looking you in the eyes and I'm telling you I will do anything in the world to get your daughter back.
Stephen: Really?
Michael: Really.
Stephen: Anything?
Michael: I'll do anything.
Stephen: People say that, they don't mean it.
Michael: But I mean it!
Stephen: Well it's very simple... do whatever it takes.
Michael: It's that simple?
Stephen: Yes... you can't fail if you don't give up.
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Connections

Referenced in How to Be a Man (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Beguine
Composed by Colin Sheen, Derek Watkins and Jamie Talbot
Provided by Associated Production Music LLC
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'The Last Kiss' is one of the better movies dealing with adulthood
12 July 2007 | by moviesfan11See all my reviews

The Last Kiss; Michael is a frustrated architect on the brink of turning 30, who's spirits are dampened when he begins feeling as if his life is formulatic and planned. At a good friend's wedding, he meets Kim, a beautiful and charming college student. Michael's uncertanties with his fiancée Jenna lead to an unexpected affair with his new collegiate. However Michael is forced to deal with the consequences of his actions when his secret spills.

The Last Kiss is a very good movie, although you're likely to be depressed leaving the theater if you are under the age of 30. Smart, engaging and honest, along with incredible acting and dead-on dialogue add up to a penetrating, insightful melodrama that isn't afraid to pull the punches.

The movie is undeniably sad, but it's a certain type of sad in which you will probably find it hard to look away. The characters are interesting, flawed people just like you and me, and everyone stumbles onto something interesting from scene to scene.

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Country:

USA | Canada

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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SDDS | DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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