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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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... Emma
... Patrick
... Richard
... Wilder
... Marcy
... Sofia
... Deep
... Ajay
... Larry
... Declan
... Carolyn
... Lauren
... Sunny
Yolande Bavan ... Naniji
... Mrs. Bollenbecker
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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) »

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

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Comedy | Romance

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

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29 February 2008 (Ireland)  »

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Marido por accidente  »

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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 »

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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 »

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Emma: You can't find something if you don't know what you're looking for.
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Referenced in El Reviewer Random: New in Town (2012) See more »

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Ain't Got You
Written by Scott Nickoley & Jamie Dunlap
Performed by Joey Scarbury
Courtesy of Marc Ferrari/MasterSource
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Sub-par, predictable, and boring...
26 December 2008 | by See all my reviews

This film does not deserve a full review, so I will express my opinion by way of a few bullet points:

  • Predictable and banal. - Dialogue and script could have been written by anyone who is half literate. - Nothing new, retreads old ground but poorly. - Gushy and silly without being charming or funny to redeem it. - A waste of 85 minutes.


Please watch something like "Love Actually" if you want a romantic movie with Colin Firth in it. Even the mediocre "My Super Ex-Girlfriend" has more going for it than this dud. Uma Thurman can be funny with the right script, but no one could have saved this trash.


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