John Cusack and Diane Lane star in this romantic comedy titled after a personal ad on the Internet. Eight months after getting divorced, downtrodden preschool teacher Sarah (Lane) is wary of re-entering the dating pool. Seeing her reluctance as a cry for help, Sarahs large, jovial family plans an intervention. While Sarah does not appreciate being bombarded by photographs and phone numbers of potential mates (half of whom are married), even she can see that her most meaningful relationship should not be with her brothers dog a loveable Newfoundland named Mother Theresa. After Sara answers personal ads with less-than-thrilling results, her sister Carol (Elizabeth Perkins) takes things into her own hands, secretly posting an online-dating profile on Sarahs behalf. In a familiar montage of first-date scenarios, Sarah meets one unappealing prospective bachelor after another: one who cant stop talking about himself, another who cant stop crying, one with an affinity for bondage, etc. But when she meets recently divorced Jake (Cusack), something clicks. While their meeting is somewhat awkward, it makes enough of an impression on Jake that he wants a second chance. From here, the two embark on a clumsy courtship complicated by misunderstandings, mishaps, and another equally charming suitor, Bob (Dermot Mulroney). While doing her best to navigate the unfamiliar world of modern-day romance, Sarah learns that sometimes finding Mr. Right means taking a chance. Christopher Plummer and Stockard Channing are excellent in their respective roles as Sarahs widowed father, Bill, and his new girlfriend (a compulsive Internet-dater) Dolly.
Release Date: 06 February 2006
Certificate: 12 - Suitable for Persons Aged 12 or Over
Aspect Ratio: 2.35 Wide Screen
Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
Running Time: 98 minutes
Production Year: 2005
Main Language: English
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