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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 »

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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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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

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

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References Gigi (1958) See more »

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Written by Will Smith, Holland & Bennett
Performed by Will Smith
Courtesy of Universal
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Funny and sweet romantic comedy
1 September 2007 | by lhhung_himselfSee all my reviews

My wife and I happen to be one of those Ashton/Demi couples and have been together before it became popular and acceptable. I never had much of a problem with it but my wife did initially. The film did a remarkably accurate job of portraying what goes on in the head of the older female. It had us ROTFL as we had gone through similar situations ourselves when we were dating.

Paul Rudd is very funny much funnier than I remember him from Friends and Michelle Pfeiffer is perfect as the sexy, and somewhat insecure love interest. The daughter/mother relationship was also really well done - the daughter being smart, just precocious and innocent enough without being too artificially sweet which was very hard to pull off. The dialog in the film is clever and witty but light and self-parodying along the lines of Clueless.

Overall, a very sweet and funny movie - I haven't enjoyed a romantic comedy this much since Annie Hall or Sleepless in Seattle.


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