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Hope Springs (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 9 May 2003 (UK)
Colin's a sad-eyed British artist holed up in a rundown hotel in small-town Vermont after being dumped by his fiancée. The hotel owner plays matchmaker and introduces him to a local girl. ... See full summary »

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Colin's a sad-eyed British artist holed up in a rundown hotel in small-town Vermont after being dumped by his fiancée. The hotel owner plays matchmaker and introduces him to a local girl. Romance ensues, though Colin's ex may be looking to reunite. Written by Anonymous

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She loves me... she loves me not. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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

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9 May 2003 (UK)  »

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New Cardiff  »

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£366,352 (United Kingdom), 11 May 2003, Limited Release
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Goofs

The film is set in Vermont, however numerous vehicles are seen with British Columbia license plates. See more »

Quotes

Doug Reed: I'm sorry. I moved.
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Crazy Credits

A bottle of the mineral water "Hope Springs Eternal" mentioned in the movie by mayor Doug Red is depicted after the credits. It has a portrait of the Queen of Hope Vera on it. The slogan below reads: "Available at a stockist near this cinema." See more »

Connections

References The Graduate (1967) See more »

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Am I Blue
Written by Harry Akst and Grant Clarke
Performed by Willie Nelson
Courtesy of EMI Records Limited
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Why does every post HATE this movie so much?
25 May 2004 | by See all my reviews

For a romantic comedy, this movie isn't very romantic. And it also isn't terribly funny...

However, there's a certain endearing charm about it. This movie is more 'small town' romantic than 'hollywood' romantic. While there are elements that could have used a bit of work (A LOT of work if you ask many posters here), you're not left unfulfilled at the end of this film.

All I'm saying is: If you happen to be renting movies for a quiet night in with your significant other, make this a THIRD movie pick if you got the time.

It's kinda like a toddler drawing a mural on your wall in crayon... a bit of a mess, but in the end, it's still pretty cute. 7 out of 10


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