A romantic comedy: Alex is an author whose writer's block and gambling debts have landed him in a jam. In order get loan sharks off his back, he must finish his novel in 30 days or wind up dead. To help him complete his manuscript he hires stenographer Emma. As Alex begins to dictate his tale of a romantic love triangle to the charming yet somewhat opinionated stenographer, Emma challenges his ideas at every turn. Her unsolicited yet intriguing input begins to inadvertently influence Alex and his story and soon real life begins to imitate art.
Is it love... or are they just imagining things?
20 June 2003 (USA)
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Loosely Based on a True Love Story
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Opening Weekend USA: $6,111,074,
22 June 2003
Gross USA: $14,218,698
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $15,368,897
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
Despite what Emma believes, Ylva actually is a Swedish name. It means "female wolf". See more
When the mobsters are dangling Alex over the roof, one of them says, "In thirty days." His voice does not match his accent, and his lips say something else. See more
Alex? If you think you're having a heart attack and you're going to die, call me first, okay? No use wasting money on the bus if you're just gonna be dead when I get here.
Remake of Paris When It Sizzles
Written by Antonín Dvorák
(as Antonin Dvorak) and Hans Lengsfelder
Performed by Comedy Harmonists
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