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My One and Only (2009)

An unusual road trip movie about a mother driving her two sons from New York to Pittsburgh to St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care of them all.

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An unusual road trip movie about a mother driving her two sons from New York to Pittsburgh to St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care of them all.

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An almost perfect portrait of a family comedy


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

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25 September 2009 (USA)  »

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Cansada de buscar marido  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$58,692, 21 August 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,475,970, 15 November 2009
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Trivia

Although Dr. Harlan Williams' (Chris Noth) military service is never specifically addressed in the movie, he is seen wearing the insignia of the 45th Infantry ("Thunderbird") Division on one of his uniforms. This unit fought in both World War II and Korea. See more »

Goofs

The shirt Robbie is embroidering has an Interstate Highway system logo for I-66 on it; it should be a US Route logo for US 66. I-66 wouldn't exist for many years, and wasn't anywhere near where they went. See more »

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Bill Massey: As a man, there's only one thing you need to know about a woman.
George Devereaux: What's that?
Bill Massey: They're never the right temperature.
George Devereaux: No?
Bill Massey: Something to do with their plumbing. Reproduction. Whatever reason, most of the time... they're either too hot or too cold. Mostly too cold. So what you have to do... is carry a sweater or a jacket or something with you at all times. Something you can keep in the trunk of your car... or in your closet at work... for when their thermostat gets messed up.
George Devereaux: What else?
Bill Massey: That's it. ...
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Crazy Credits

During the movie, we see Robbie doing cross stitch many times. At the end of the movie, we see Ann sitting in a chair, finishing the same cross stitch of their entire adventure, with "THE END." This goes right into the credits, which are done entirely in cross stitch. See more »

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References I Love Lucy (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

So Tenderly
Written by Howard Herrick
Performed by Dillon O'Brian
Produced by Dillon O'Brian
Mixed by Bill Schnee
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Great movie
2 October 2009 | by See all my reviews

I loved this movie!! If you liked Julie and Julia you'll love this movie. Kevin Bacon was excellent as well as Renee and the kid actors. The supporting actors were suburb. Renee should be nominated for best actress of the year! Movie flowed well. Story seems familiar to another movie but worked. Mother catches band leader father cheating on her and in her mind determines that she does not love her. Takes the boys from city to city in search of a father and new husband. Love the towel the older brother is knitting and fact that he always gets the lead in the play but never gets to act in one. Also family in Midwest is great. Overall great movie. See it or rent it.


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