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I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 11 May 2007 (Spain)
A mother falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.

Director:

Amy Heckerling

Writer:

Amy Heckerling
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michelle Pfeiffer ... Rosie
Paul Rudd ... Adam
Saoirse Ronan ... Izzie
Stacey Dash ... Brianna (as Stacey L. Dash)
Fred Willard ... Marty
Jon Lovitz ... Nathan
Sarah Alexander ... Jeannie
Tracey Ullman ... Mother Nature
Yasmin Paige ... Melanie
Rory Copus ... Dylan
O-T Fagbenle ... Sean
Jayden Berry-Garvey Jayden Berry-Garvey ... Ike
Iddo Goldberg ... Director
Noah Lee Margetts Noah Lee Margetts ... Monty
Jonathan Ryland ... Prop Guy
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Storyline

Rosie (40), a divorced mother, produces the has-been TV comedy You Go Girl. Her boss no longer allows the show to tackle any vaguely controversial subjects, so it seems doomed. Then she meets at an audition Adam Perl (29), an attractive, spontaneously funny, single actor. She successfully casts him, which revives the show's ratings. She also dates him, but her pathological insecurity, focused on their age difference, compromises the relationship. That culminates when she suspects him of infidelity with the show's star, and the studio gives those two their own sitcom. Written by KGF Vissers

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Taglines:

Find Yourself. In Love.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 May 2007 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

I Could Be Your Mother See more »

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Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

"I Could Never Be Your Woman" is also a line from the song "Your Woman" by the musical group White Town and is also used in a scene in the movie. See more »

Goofs

When Rosie is talking to Izzy about the value of Pi, the Scion car in the background disappears and reappears several times. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mother Nature: [sigh] Pretty impressive, huh? People tend to think of me as that, uh, environmental nut. But whenever I get down to work they say, 'Mother Nature, you're such a destructive bitch'.
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Crazy Credits

A short series of outtakes appears before the closing credits. See more »

Connections

References Ape Escape (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Close To Me
Written by Robert Smith
Performed by The Cure
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Delightful and Poignant Romantic Comedy
16 June 2007 | by kevcomSee all my reviews

I saw this last night (6/15/07) at The Maui International Film Festival. It is going to be categorized by some as a "Chick Flick", however the chemistry between Michelle Pfeiffer and Paul Rudd is undeniable. Since the film won't be released for a few months, I'm not going to go into any specific plot details, however Hollywood's obsession with youth, plastic surgery, and untalented pretty people is amusingly (and sometimes disturbingly) exposed.

Pfeiffer is a true movie star -- a brilliant actress and shamefully underrated comedian. And I would imagine that this film will likely be Paul Rudd's star-making vehicle. He's a talent power-house.

Other notable fine performances are give by the one and only Tracey Ullman as Mother Nature, and Saoirse Ronan as Pfeiffer's daughter.

I haven't laughed out loud at a movie in a long time, however I did last night -- many times. Judging from the reaction, laughter and applause of the hundreds of others in attendance, this movie is a winner.


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