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Some Kind of Beautiful (2014)

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A drama about a Cambridge poetry professor who begins to re-evaluate his life of Byronic excess.

Director:

Tom Vaughan

Writer:

Matthew Newman

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pierce Brosnan ... Richard
Salma Hayek ... Olivia
Jessica Alba ... Kate
Malcolm McDowell ... Gordon
Duncan Joiner ... Jake
Ben McKenzie ... Brian
Merrin Dungey ... Angela
Fred Melamed ... Piggot
Ivan Sergei ... Tim
Lombardo Boyar ... Ernesto
Marlee Matlin ... Cindy
Lee Garlington ... Wendy
Paul Rae ... Chad
Erik Passoja ... Officer Lewis
Robert Mailhouse ... Alan
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Storyline

Richard followed in his father's footsteps as Cambridge literature professor. Having fallen in love with LA socialite student Kate, he decides to move for her to California, enjoying a grand villa her father gave them but settling for a tacky position in a second-rate college. The relationship goes wrong, like his next with her bossy sister Olivia, but this time he's devoted to their darling son and caught up I a hedonistic lifestyle of mild (?) debauchery. Things are further complicated by new partners and his expiring immigration terms. Written by KGF Vissers

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Every good love story has three sides

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual content, some nudity and drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Italian censorship visa # 109894 delivered on 15-7-2015. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the film when Richard prepares to scatter the ashes of his father the wind is quite obviously blowing into his face. However CG ashes are blown into the opposite direction. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Richard: It's important you understand, it's not you, it's me. What we have is so special. I love you more than I can say, but I'm sorry, truly, because, I fucked up.
[we see that he is talking to a young boy]
Richard: Look, I owe you an explanation, but honestly, I don't know where to begin.
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Connections

References American Pie (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

When A Heart Breaks
Written and performed by Ben Rector
Courtesy of: Aptly Named Recordings
By arrangement with: Secret Road Music Services, Inc.
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Pleasantly Surprised
14 August 2015 | by jasonpatel03See all my reviews

Now this movie does have its moments of being relatively cheesy, but it wasn't that bad. I found myself becoming more into the movie as it progressed, never mind the beauty of both female leads. I'm not typically a fan of watching movies more than once, but this one definitely goes on my re-watchable list.

A fairly predictable ending but didn't bother my interest in wanting to keep finding out what happens.

Give it a chance, you just might be glad you did.


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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Some Kind of Beautiful See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,446,097
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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