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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 »

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Details

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

Gross USA:

$39,046,489

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$60,183,821
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Emily Giffin: sitting on a bench next to Rachel and Marcus reading the novel's sequel of which this film is based, "Something Blue" See more »

Goofs

When everyone is playing badminton in the Hamptons, right before they start playing for secrets, Ethan opens an Heineken bottle. Few seconds later, he's opening it again. See more »

Quotes

Rachel: I didn't want him to pick me by default. I wanna be someone's first choice.
Ethan: Yeah. You are.
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The title of the movie didn't appear till around 11 minutes into the movie. See more »

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References Dirty Dancing (1987) See more »

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Written by Paolo Nutini (as Paolo Giovanni Nutini), Matt Benbrook and Jim Duguid
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Those who hated it, missed the point entirely
25 May 2019 | by greekalygirlSee all my reviews

I never could understand the reason behind such hate for this movie. It's based on a book, yes, but since when are movies ever better than books anyway? With that said, this movie is relatable to me. When it first came out, I was in my late 20's, close in age to the characters in the movie, with a best friend I've known since I was 10 years old. Hence, if you are a chick who has a lifelong childhood friend who is 30, you will probably love this movie. If you didn't, you missed the whole point. People who review it, want to say it's "immoral" or has "bad acting". News flash: reality for a lot of people, IS immoral. Many women deal with this kind of situation everyday. Yes Rachel was a doormat, but we all have that one friend. And yes, Darcy was a selfish beotch, but that's how a lot of women act these days, especially in a city like NYC. All in all, I thought the actors were perfectly cast.. the acting? Kate Hudson is always great, and John Krasinski is an amazing comedic actor. Ginnifer Goodwin has played better roles, but she did a good job as the submissive, never-sticks-up-for-herself-friend Rachel. Colin Egglesfield is pure eye candy, bearing a very close resemblance to a young Tom Cruise, it's easy to see why these two women are both head over heels for him, This movie is not meant to be taken too seriously, y'all. It's a light comedy with a look at what it might be like if you were in love with someone who you never thought would like you back, let alone marry your best friend. The truth is, there are more than likely people like this, who are in a similar situation, but never had the nerve to tell the other person how they felt. For those who bash the movie - you're completely missing the point of it. The moral? Life is too short to go about it, never telling people how you really feel. If you don't, your decisions might later on prove to just benefit someone else, someone you might even know personally. And if so, you might have to live with the mistake of seeing it right in front of you everyday. Lighten up people. It's a movie. Appreciate the humor, the message, and most of all, the moral of it. How's that for being "immoral"? Out.


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