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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.

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... Rosie
... Adam
... Izzie
... Brianna (as Stacey L. Dash)
... Marty
... Nathan
... Jeannie
... Mother Nature
... Melanie
Rory Copus ... Dylan
... Sean
Jayden Berry-Garvey ... Ike
... Director
... Monty
... Prop Guy
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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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Find Yourself. In Love.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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

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11 May 2007 (Spain)  »

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I Could Be Your Mother  »

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$24,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Although the time allocated to do all the graphics work (head changes etc.) was just over two weeks, it was in fact completed in just under two days thanks to new software that had just came on the market. See more »

Goofs

While calculating the age differences in an inner monologue, Rosie makes mention that her first writing job was for the sitcom "Family Matters" in 1986. However the show did not start until 1989. See more »

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

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References Saved by the Bell: The New Class (1993) See more »

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Let's Go All The Way
Written by Sly Fox
Performed by Insane Clown Posse
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Delightful and Poignant Romantic Comedy
16 June 2007 | by See 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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