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The Accidental Husband (2008)

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When talk radio host Emma Lloyd advises one of her listeners to break up with her boyfriend, the jilted ex sets about getting his revenge.

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Griffin Dunne

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Uma Thurman ... Emma
Jeffrey Dean Morgan ... Patrick
Colin Firth ... Richard
Sam Shepard ... Wilder
Lindsay Sloane ... Marcy
Justina Machado ... Sofia
Ajay Naidu ... Deep
Jeffrey Tedmori ... Ajay
Nick Sandow ... Larry
Michael Mosley ... Declan
Brooke Adams ... Carolyn
Lindsey Kraft ... Lauren
Sarita Choudhury ... Sunny
Yolande Bavan Yolande Bavan ... Naniji
Isabella Rossellini ... Mrs. Bollenbecker
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Storyline

Emma Lloyd has made a career out of her sensible, mature and responsible approach to relationships. She has a hit radio talk show, an impending book deal, and a loving relationship with her fiancé, Richard, a conventional sort-which is precisely what Emma is drawn to. Then Emma finds out that she is already married to a man she's never met before, a result of a misguided prank that leaves her bewildered and very confused. Worse than that, her plans for the future are now threatened. With her wedding just around the corner, Emma must find the mystery man and obtain an annulment. Emma tracks down her "accidental husband" - Patrick, a charming and handsome neighborhood fireman, with a big secret...that he was behind the "accidental" marriage. Unable to fess up, Patrick goes along with the ruse pretending to be just as baffled as Emma. While at first their opposite approaches to life create much tension and chaos, Emma soon starts to admire his carefree passion for life and doubt her own ... Written by Orange

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wedding | advice | book | fireman | revenge | See All (46) »

Taglines:

Forget Mr. Right, start looking for Mr. Wrong See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

29 February 2008 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Marido por accidente See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,707,064
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In this film, Uma Thurman is an expert who gives advice to callers of a radio program. In The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996) , she plays a model, who pretends to be an expert, who gives advice to callers on a radio show. See more »

Goofs

When Richard and Emma are sitting on the bed near the start of the movie and he has just brought in some takeaway coffee, the coffee cups disappear and reappear during the scene, or change from being side-by-side to one being inside the other. See more »

Quotes

Wilder: [to Emma] You don't have to be so right all the time you know, it's okay to make a couple mistakes.
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Connections

References Spider-Man 3 (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Diamond Side Down
Written by Ryan Franks (as Ryan Curry Franks), Scott Nickoley & Jamie Dunlap
Performed by Bob Reynolds
Courtesy of Marc Ferrari/MasterSource
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It's OK.
24 March 2011 | by rr-alcarazSee all my reviews

If your standards are too high,than this is not just your cup of tea.

It is a simple romantic comedy about a Radio personality who, by the nature of her job, is giving advises to callers in her program about love and relationship.A anonymous-she caller asked for her advice about a forthcoming wedding in which she advised her to call it off.Trusting her,the girl swiftly did what she told,that leads to his groom to be revengeful.With a goal to let the Radio host taste her own medicine,the man play a plot that will ruin her life as she ruined his.Then cliché follows.

Th cast is strong.The plot is cute.But it did not give so much justice because of some intriguing flaw.It's very unreal and contemporary fairytale.Not to be taken seriously.


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