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Cocktail

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I thought that this movie was a little extreme but fun. I think that the way that bartenders look in this movie is a lifestyle that everyone in the world would want. I think that Tom Cruise does a good job with the role but it is just something that is totally overglorified. The ending is pretty easy to see except for the friend dying which adds a little twist to the plot. Other than that you are mainly watching the movie to have fun watching the bartenders do tricks.

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This is a fun and enchanting love story of two lovers who meet in Paris and fall in love despite the complications around them. Nicole Kidman plays an excellent role of a strong woman who sells her love. This is a modern day musical and almost like a disney movie with real people. The songs are love based and most of them are pop songs from the 70's to the 90's. This is a good touch because if you didn't know the songs the singing would really get on your nerves. Overall Rating: 9.4

An Ideal Husband

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Just a notch above a horrible film and that is giving it the benefit of the doubt. It took me about three times to make it through this movie without wanting to shut it off because it was utterly stupid and pointless. The only thing I can find about the movie is that it is about dealing with your past and excepting the things you have done and dealing with them with pride. There are a few crazy love stories going on in this movie but none of them are at all interesting, just leave this one on the shelf. Overall Rating: 2.5

Jerry Maguire

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This was very good movie about a sports agent. Tom Cruise and Cuba Gooding Jr. work very well together. "Show me the money," was the phrase that sparked this movie into fame. Cruise is a struggling agent on his own who finds true love in his new partner. He also finds a good friend in his only reliable client. This is a great love movie as well as the developing of Cruise into a humble child lover and a friend to his clients and not a sleezy agent. Overall Rating: 8.9

Great Expectations

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A movie based on one of the greatest novels of all time, an also one of the longest. This movie was not that bad. I think that the characters from this movie may have been a little more modern than the characters in the novel. I can not really compare the two because I have never read the book. I can tell you that in the movie you feel bad for the fellow who can never seem to get the girl. You almost don't want the two of them to get together because she is teasing him the whole time. But when they finally do get together somehow it just fits. Overall Rating: 8.8

Some Kind of Wonderful

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This movie is a typical 80's movie. It involves a love story and a little bit of comedy but this one is a little more on the love side then some of the other 80's movies. This movie was OK but I don't understand how people in the 80's didn't get sick of watching the same kind of movie over and over and if you were not in the right age bracket where most of the movies were targeted than the movie scene most have just been pretty boring. I enjoyed this movie I just don't understand how the boy did not notice that the blond girl loved him the whole time. Overall Rating: 5.1

Someone Like You

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This romantic comedy stars Ashley Judd and her trials with love. The joke in this movie about people and cows gets way too overplayed. The whole movie seems like the two roommates will get together but when they do the fireworks just aren't really there. You don't feel like it is that perfect love story. She says, "What you see is what you get," and he is mad about her lying but they are not in a relationship and there is no reason for him to be mad. The romance does not leave you too fulfilled. Overall Rating: 5.0

Bridget Jones' Diary

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This movie was a love story about a girl who falls in love with the wrong man. This man is also her boss. The one that really loves her is the one who she can not stand. Both of these two people had a terrible meeting and end up being in love. This movie was a pretty good story and is a little different than your normal romance story. Just when you think that Bridget Jones' Diary has gotten her in trouble you are relieved. I was suprised to see Renee Zellweger so large in the movie. She looked horrible. Overall Rating: 7.3

The Mexican

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Brad Pitt and Julia Roberts star in this film but are hardly ever together,
and when they are they are fighting. This story is a wild goose chase for
a gun called the Mexican. There were times when I thought this movie would
never end. It has a few funny parts and timely romance but in a very strange
ways. Pitt's life won't be normal until he returns this gun and he never
knows who he can trust. Overall Rating: 7.6

The Wedding Planner

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This movie was not terribly great but it was not terribly a waste either. It was definitely something that you could sit through and watch. It is a good story and it does not get too wrapped up and true love. There is a good reality to the story which doesn't really make you say oh man when the sappy love ending comes in. I thought that both the actors played very well and this is definitely a good relationship movie whether your relationship is going good or having trouble and about to end. Overall Rating: 6.8

Family Man

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I thought that this movie was probably the best love movie that I have ever seen. It opens a lot of doors into your imagination. You wonder what may have happened to you if you made different decisions. This movie includes humor along with a true romance. The movie depicts a real life relationship and the real way that people act. When Nicolas Cage finally realizes what is going on you really don't want him to have to leave. You see this in the scene when he is fighting sleep. At the end she makes the commitment that he wouldn't make earlier in the movie. Overall Rating: 9.3

Miss Congeniality

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I thought this was a delightful comedy that mixed beauty and manliness. Sandra Bullock is the perfect person to play this role because it seems like her actual personality. I guess you could get someone like Linda Hamilton to play that part but lets face it she is much less attractive. This movie has some parts that can really make you laugh and it has some parts that can really choke you up. I thought this movie was very enjoyable and is a great rental. Overall Rating: 6.9

A Walk in the Clouds

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This movie I thought was terrible. It was just so unbelievable slow and boring. Keanu Reeves falls in love with a girl etc. etc. and that is about all there is to say about this movie. Just too slow and boring and the climax scenes aren't even close to making you keep watching. Don't even bother watching. Overall Rating: 3.0

As Good as it Gets

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A heart warming story about how a man who shows no passion for the outside world comes to fall in love with a real woman. Jack Nicholson plays someone who is obsessive compulsive very well. He also learns that his gay neighbor
has feelings too. This movie blends comedy with a bit of love and some good moral lessons. These all make up a great movie and a big success. Overall Rating: 9.0

What Women Want

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This is a movie that is about the ultimate male dream. Mel Gibson knows what women want because he can hear their thoughts. The whole idea of him getting electricuted over and over is pretty lame. How a man who is such a player would probably use these talents to get more action not fall in love. Also his daughter is 15 and he is never around her, how does she get around. Overall Rating: 7.2

Mumford

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This is a movie about a man who pretends to be a psychiatrist because he
is a very good listener. He never got a degree but he becomes the best
psychiatrist in town. This movie turns into a love story about a girl that
Mumford falls in love with. This movie is very light and easy to watch
it also shows how a sensitive person can really help people. Overall Rating: 5.6

For Love of the Game

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This is a very romantic movie about a man who falls in love with a girl
but he also loves the game of baseball. She leaves him and he spends an
entire game pitching thinking about how he lost her. When he throws a
perfect game and is still sad he realizes that he really does need her.
This movie is about baseball but more about love. Overall Rating: 9.2

Men Seeking Women

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These three men make a bet to see who can live with a woman for three months
first. The best part of this movie is the terrible dates that these guys
go on. They each have personalities that make it hard for them to have
good relationships. But as you find out, in the love world sometimes you
fall over the right person eventually. Overall Rating: 3.5

The Truth about Cats and Dogs

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This was a good love movie. The question in the movie "would you like to be stuck on a desert island with Time magazine's woman of the year or Playboy's
playmate of the year," sums up the movie perfectly. Janine Garafolo has a low self esteem and falls in love with a guy that she thinks will not love her back. She thinks he only loves the beauty but what he really loves is the way that she is. That is what he first fell in love with. Overall Rating: 6.4

High Fidelity

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I thought this movie was a good love story about a guy
who is talking
about his five worst breakups ever and by the end he
figures out that the
last girl he left was the most special of all. He
decided to try to make
things work and they do. This movie has some comedy
but is like an 80's
comedy. Overall Rating: 8.0

You've Got Mail

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When this movie came out I disregarded it because I felt that it would be just like Sleepless in Seattle. When I saw the movie I found that it was heartwarming and Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan compliment each other perfectly. Hanks does a great job of luring Meg Ryan in. By the end of the movie you want Meg Ryan to be so surprised that it is Hanks. She says she was hoping that it was him but if that was true she probably would have not gone to meet this other guy. Overall Rating: 7.8

28 Days

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This movie was a good movie about drugs and promotes a very good anti drug theme. The parts about how Sandra Bullock feels about her mother are touching but I didn't really understand the ending. The guy that she has been with is supporting her in the fact that she wishes to quite drinking. But she leaves him anyway. I guess his influence would have just been to tempting to go back to drinking. A definite success story in real life terms. Overall Rating: 4.0

He Said She Said

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I thought that this movie was a somewhat creative story to show the strange love life of a couple on television. I think that these two people aren't really made for each other but they clash so well that they get along. I think the conversation between the two of them intrigues them. I think that the ending was a good happy ending and this movie is one that you can just sit down and somewhat enjoy. An easy going film with a unique format.

The Purple Rose of Cairo

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I thought this movie was an enlightening tale about a man who leaves the screen to come out into the real world. Although this seems like a silly idea and was a complete failure in Last Action Hero, this movie is a little more delightful. The ending to the movie sort of leaves you wondering whether to be happy or sad. The woman may find that true love is only in the movies or it could mean something different altogether. Either way she goes through an adventure and falls in love with two men who she realistically can't have. Overall Rating: 5.2

Goosed

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I thought this was just pretty much a failure of a movie. I guess it is supposed to show how a woman can be so rediculously set on marriage that a psychic could give you a name and you would believe it. I mean come on that is like calling Miss Cleo on the TV and having her tell you that you will marry someone. I mean if she told me that I was marrying someone named Shanita I wouldn't care how reliable they were I could guarantee you that it would not happen. A shame they had to make this into a movie. Overall Rating: 2.0

Honeymoon in Vegas

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I thought that this movie was sort of funny and a different sort of romance movie. One of the originals of the romantic comedy Honeymoon in Vegas was part of a beginning of a trend that has sort of dominated the movie industry. I think that this movie was a good start for Sarah Jessica Parker and Nicolas Cage gives a very light performance that he does so well at. Cage shows his ability to play many different types of roles. He has done everything from the romantic comedy to the psycho killer to the cop to straight comedy. He is very good and this movie benefits from that. Overall Rating: 7.0

Ghost

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This is a great love movie that involves an unbelievable yet believable phenomenon. Whoopi Goldberg plays a wonderful role and this is probably the greatest love movie of the 90's. Ghost makes you want to believe, it makes you believe that things like this can happen. Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore act out true love better than any cople in any movie that I have ever seen. You can almost feel Demi Moore's tears. Overall Rating: 9.6

Shakespeare in Love

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This movie was excellent. They speak with modern day language and make a historical figure into a fairy tale. Of course this movie is not historically correct that is part of what makes it so good. I think that this movie does a good job of protraying the lifestyle of the period and makes it better because you can recognize the names and titles of the plays because they were real. This is what makes this movie so much better than just any other movie of this style about the time period. Overall Rating: 9.5

Message in a Bottle

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I thought that this movie was a great idea for a love movie but just was too boring. There was just not enough stuff going on in the movie to keep your attention. I went to see it in the movie theater and left halfway through the movie because it was so slow moving. The second time I watched it I saw that it had a good ending and it fit the story well. It is just too bad that they could not have had a few more events to shake you up a little bit more. Overall Rating: 6.0

Sweet November

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This was a tearjerker movie with a pretty romantic storyline. Keanu Reeves
plays in a workaholic and Charlize Theron plays a girl who love life.
The two of them cross paths and it changes both of their lives. This
movie does not have your normal happy ending but yet it is not your normal
sad ending either. This movie is touching and unique and teaches you to
enjoy the moment. Overall Rating: 7.9

Sense and Sensibility

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I thought this was a great movie and a great love story. it was not the typical sappy love story but it was also not too off the wall. I thought it was really good how they kept the mysteries about these men for most of the movie. It kept you wanting to watch to see what it is that these men had to hide. There is also not a totally happy ending because their is some heartache in the movie but also some good surprise romance and love. Something that can be enjoyed for its class. Overall Rating: 8.7

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I thought this movie was sort of slow and boring but had a good meaning. The moral of this story is that just because someone is beautiful and seems to be the perfect girl doesn't mean that she neccesarily is. In this case Bo Derek is everything that Dudley Moore thought that his life needed. He found out that all the searching and peeping that he had done had just led him to the wrong things. He realizes that what he really wants is what he has through the whole movie and what he almost lost. Overall Rating: 4.5

Where the Heart Is

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I thought this movie was very good. This story is different then most of your romantic comedies because there are a couple of other stories going along besides the one between the man and the woman in love. I thought it was a very creative perspective coming from the trailer park community. I also thought that the Walmart baby was the perfect touch. This movie is interesting somewhat funny and very entertaining. Enough complications but not too many between the two in love. Overall Rating: 7.5

It Could Happen to You

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This is the classic tale about love being more important than anything, even winning the lottery. Nicholas Cage plays a cop who is a very good person and he wins the lottery and had promised a waitress half of the money if the ticket won. Well it did and he kept to his word. His wife was not going to let this happen so she tried to stop it. There marriage broke up and love between Bridget Fonda (waitress) and Nicholas Cage still occurs even if they don't have the money. Overall Rating: 6.2

Nurse Betty

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It was hard to categorize this movie because it is not really a romance but it is not quite funny enough to be called a comedy. I was very disappointed to see Morgan Freeman in this movie is sort of a sub par role. I was also sad to see Chris Rock in a movie where he was not terribly funny. I think that the best thing about this movie is when Betty is oblivious to everything. When you find that is just temporary it makes the movie a little less interesting. They should of just had her believe that the T.V. show was real life. Overall Rating: 4.9

Forces of Nature

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I thought this movie had a little bit of humor to a story that has been done
many times. The story is unoriginal but Affleck an Bullock make the best of
it. This movie keeps you entertained even though it is a no brainer about
what will happen. I thought they could have had a little better scene
when they had gotten arrested because the driver has drugs. Overall rating: 6.6

The Story of Us

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This movie about the true trials of a relationship is very realistic to a
relationship that is falling apart. The thing about it though is that it
is depressing and not something that you want to watch. I was having trouble
not falling asleep during this movie. Their relationship they find is a
lot more special that it is bad. Overall Rating: 5.7

The Bachelor

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This is a typical 80's movie that came off in almost 2000. Chris O'Donnell
will get a whole lot of money if he can find someone to marry him by a certain
day. This movie starts you on a wild ride to find a bride that he can live
with and he finally finds the one that he wants right under his nose. You
would
think that you would have a better selection if you told somebody how much
money you were going to get. Overall Rating: 5.4

10 Things I Hate About You

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I found this movie to be sort of a let down movie because I may have
been expecting a little too much of a teen movie and not as much a love
movie. It is still a good love movie and adds a humorous part here and
there. I am not a big fan of the pale girl, she just doesn't really do
it for me. This is a good movie to watch if it is on regular T.V. or
something. Overall rating: 5.9

Pretty Woman

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This is the breakthrough movie for Julia Roberts. This movie is a true
love story about a guy who falls in love with a hooker but only after the
hooker falls in love with him. Julia Roberts would be a highclass hooker
but then agains Richard Gere does play a millionaire. He goes through
a change in his whole attitude in life after meeting Roberts and learns
that she is not just a dirty hooker. Overall Rating: 7.4

She's All That

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This was a good movie about finding love in the most
mysterious places. There are many girls that this
could be and you can find the beauty in someone
anywhere. Freddy Prinze Jr. learns to look past
reputation and find a special girl that has always
been told that she was not special. Overall Rating: 7.7

Home Fries

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I thought the movie was rather on the stupid side.
The two brothers
are crazy enough to try to give their father a heart
attack. The movie
just was not very interesting. The brothers are torn
over what to do
between obeying their mother and killing the stepdad's
mistress or not
too. Unfortunately one of the brothers falls in love
with the mistress. Overall Rating: 1.9

Dirty Dancing

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Patrick Swayze plays the role of a sexy guy that
teaches Baby how to dance.
Baby is just a naive school girl that gets shown how
to free herself as she
falls in love with Swayze. This movie adds sex appeal
and good music into
a love story. This movie is on the barrier of being
to sexual for the time
and many people were ashamed to view it. Overall Rating: 8.2

Tin Cup

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Tin Cup is a humorous movie that sports fans can love. Kevin Costner plays the perfect driving range bum role. His whole nature is that his life is a gamble and this plays out perfectly as he blows the chance to win the tournament because he is stubborn. Cheech Marin plays the rational perspective but Costner can not follow this advice, He never could. Costner's decisions lead him to anguish but he accepts who he is. Overall Rating: 8.3