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Laws of Attraction (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 30 April 2004 (USA)
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Amidst a sea of litigation, two New York City divorce lawyers find love.

Director:

Peter Howitt

Writers:

Aline Brosh McKenna (story), Aline Brosh McKenna (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pierce Brosnan ... Daniel Rafferty
Julianne Moore ... Audrey Woods
Michael Sheen ... Thorne Jamison
Parker Posey ... Serena
Frances Fisher ... Sara Miller
Nora Dunn ... Judge Abramovitz
Heather Ann Nurnberg Heather Ann Nurnberg ... Leslie
Johnny Myers Johnny Myers ... Ashton Phelps
Mike Doyle ... Michael Rawson
Allan Houston ... Adamo Shandela
Annie Ryan Annie Ryan ... TV Host
Vincent Marzello Vincent Marzello ... Lyman Hersh
Sara James Sara James ... Waitress
John Discepolo John Discepolo ... Legal TV Reporter
Annika Pergament ... TV Reporter
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Storyline

This is the story of two New York divorce attorneys who are often competing against each other, but end up in a relationship nonetheless. When they get married, can they avoid the same issues at home that lead people to provide them business at work? One of the central cases in the story is the heavily-publicized divorce of a rock star from his wife... Written by austin4577@aol.com

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Getting married is a great way to fall in love. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

Ireland | UK | Germany

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 April 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Las reglas de la seducción See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,000,000, 2 May 2004

Gross USA:

$17,871,255

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$30,016,165
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

DIRECTOR CAMEO (Peter Howitt): At the start of the film, as the husband (Brosnan's client) in the divorce case. See more »

Goofs

In the bar, when Daniel and Audrey are drinking, the lock of hair on Daniel's forehead appears, disappears and then reappears. See more »

Quotes

Audrey: Oh, boy, don't you try to analyze me with your whole, disheveled Bohemian my socks don't match so therefore I have insight into all things wacko mindset. There are no psychoanalytical shortcuts into my pants.
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Soundtracks

Roll Back the Dice
Music and Lyrics by Andre Barreau & Peter Howitt
Performed by Peter Howitt and Andre Barreau
Copyright 2003
Administered by Bug Music Ltd (PRS)
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Forget the Movie, Watch the 'Deleted Scenes'
7 December 2004 | by Bob-45See all my reviews

I believe 'Laws of Attraction' is the only movie I've ever seen which I greatly preferred the 'alternate scenes and subplots' to what the producers chose to present. The plot involves way too little law. Most of the time when either Brosnan or Lewis winds, it's because of some piece of information the other lawyer should have known. The romance is weak, though not in the alternate scenes, especially those short ones which involves a former romance between Brosnan and the judge's sister.

Had 'Laws of Attraction' incorporated the alternate scenes and subplots, it would be deeper, grittier and funnier, well worthy of a '7'. However, as presented, 'Laws of Attraction' is good only for a weak '6', primarily due to the charms of Pierce Brosnan.


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