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Something Borrowed (2011)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 6 May 2011 (USA)
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Friendships are tested and secrets come to the surface when terminally single Rachel falls for Dex, her best friend Darcy's fiancé.

Director:

Luke Greenfield

Writers:

Jennie Snyder Urman (screenplay), Emily Giffin (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ginnifer Goodwin ... Rachel
Kate Hudson ... Darcy
Colin Egglesfield ... Dex
John Krasinski ... Ethan
Steve Howey ... Marcus
Ashley Williams ... Claire
Geoff Pierson ... Dexter Thaler Sr.
Jill Eikenberry ... Bridget Thaler
Jonathan Epstein Jonathan Epstein ... Professor Zigman
Leia Thompson Leia Thompson ... Bridal Consultant
Sarah Baldwin ... June
Mark La Mura ... Marcus's Dad
Lindsay Ryan Lindsay Ryan ... Salesgirl
Kirsten Day ... Pretty Brunette
Christopher Peuler ... Husband
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Storyline

Rachel is a lawyer. When she was in law school she fell for another student, Dex, who comes from an affluent family, but she was too shy to say anything. When Dex meets her best friend Darcy, who sometimes treats her like dirt, Darcy makes a move on Dex and gets him. Eventually, they get engaged and Darcy asks Rachel to be her Maid of Honor. However, Rachel still has feelings for Dex and still can't say anything. Darcy throws her a birthday party and Dex is there. When she and Dex are alone she blurts out that she had a thing for him in college which surprised him, and after drinking a little they spend the night together. They try to forget the whole thing and agree that it means nothing. Ethan, Rachel's close friend, tells her that she'll spend her entire life regretting that if she does nothing. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

It's a thin line between love and friendship.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content including dialogue, and some drug material | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 May 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Love & Marriage See more »

Filming Locations:

Long Island, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,945,368, 8 May 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$39,046,489

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$65,090,821
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Peter Facinelli tried out for the role of Dex. See more »

Goofs

When Rachel and Dex meet on the front stairs of Rachel's house (4th of July), they go for a walk. When the camera is filming Rachel from the front, she keeps her arms behind her back. When the camera is filming from her back, the arms are held in front. See more »

Quotes

Ethan: The Hamptons are like a zombie movie directed by Ralph Lauren.
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Crazy Credits

The title of the movie didn't appear till around 11 minutes into the movie. See more »

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References Gremlins (1984) See more »

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New Shoes
Written by Paolo Nutini (as Paolo Giovanni Nutini), Matt Benbrook and Jim Duguid
Performed by Paolo Nutini
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp./Warner Music U.K. Ltd.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Nor worth watching - an unpleasant and bad feeling storyline
17 October 2011 | by phd_travelSee all my reviews

Overall I can see why this movie got bad reviews and wasn't a hit. The story is more painful and unpleasant than entertaining. The characters are not interesting and you don't feel for any of them especially Ginnifer's character who isn't very endearing. She falls in love with her best friend's fiancé - what's to like? It is a waste of a good cast. Colin isn't that hot that he is so out of Ginnifer's league. Kate's character is slightly irritating. And John's is just plain lame. The missed opportunity is a bit of a silly thing to be a central story line. Don't bother with this one even if you are a fan of the actors - it's just a silly story about nothing much. It's a movie that didn't have to be made.


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