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A Lot Like Love (2005)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 22 April 2005 (USA)
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Unaquainted Emily and Oliver join the mile high club together on the way from LAX to NYC - end of story except they meet on and off the next 7 years. Are they meant for each other?

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Nigel Cole
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amanda Peet ... Emily Friehl
Ashton Kutcher ... Oliver Martin
Taryn Manning ... Ellen Martin
Aimee Garcia ... Nicole
Lee Garlington ... Stewardess
Birdie M. Hale Birdie M. Hale ... Old Woman
Tyrone Giordano ... Graham Martin (as Ty Giordano)
Melissa van der Schyff ... Carol Martin
Theresa Spruill Theresa Spruill ... Street Vendor
James Read ... Brent Friehl
Molly Cheek ... Christine
Sarah Ann Morris ... Bartender
Gabriel Mann ... Peter
Kathryn Hahn ... Michelle
Ali Larter ... Gina
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Storyline

On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to close friends to ... lovers? Written by IMDb Editors

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Taglines:

There's nothing better than a great romance... to ruin a perfectly good friendship.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

22 April 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Muy parecido al amor See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,576,593, 24 April 2005

Gross USA:

$21,845,719

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$42,886,719
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Actress Birdie M. Hale, who was more than 90 years old during production of "A Lot Like Love" (2005), played the role of an old woman with a singular line ("Would you like to sit next to your girlfriend?") on a New York subway train early in the film. She had a very similar role as an elderly passenger on a New York subway train - also encouraging the two protagonists to get together - at the end of Coming to America (1988). See more »

Goofs

When Kutcher and Peet's character were spitting water on each other at dinner, the wet spots suddenly vanish as the cameras pan off and back onto them. See more »

Quotes

Emily Friehl: Honestly, if you're not willing to sound stupid you don't deserve to be in love.
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Connections

References The Butterfly Effect (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Hands of Time
Written by Richie Havens, Andrew Cato (as Andrew Cocup), Tom Findlay (as Thomas Charles Findlay)
Performed by Groove Armada
Courtesy of Jive UK
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Licensing
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Yep! A lot like love! :)
14 June 2014 | by zoheb-haiderSee all my reviews

How about starting off a platonic love story by having sex with a stranger on an airplane? :D Well this is what this movie starts off with.. It basically covers everything that love is being abused for... being illogical and one of the most unexpected things in life. The chemistry between Amanda Peet and Ashton Kuthcher is very nice to watch. the actress seems to be the man in this weird and highly coincidental relationship but the hero finds his moments of perfect timings too, does all the right things at the right times. :) A decent theme and pace to the movie overall. Its shot to portray all the imperfections and the practicality life throws at you. What matters is what you realize is worth holding on to. Must see once! :)


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