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I Could Never Be Your Woman (2007)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 11 May 2007 (Spain)
A mother falls for a younger man while her daughter falls in love for the first time. Mother Nature messes with their fates.

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Storyline

Rosie (40), a divorced mother, produces the has-been TV comedy You Go Girl. Her boss no longer allows the show to tackle any vaguely controversial subjects, so it seems doomed. Then she meets at an audition Adam Perl (29), an attractive, spontaneously funny, single actor. She successfully casts him, which revives the show's ratings. She also dates him, but her pathological insecurity, focused on their age difference, compromises the relationship. That culminates when she suspects him of infidelity with the show's star, and the studio gives those two their own sitcom. Written by KGF Vissers

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Find Yourself. In Love.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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

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11 May 2007 (Spain)  »

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I Could Be Your Mother  »

Box Office

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$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

BRL 582,025 (Brazil) (23 September 2007)
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Trivia

Paul Rudd and Michelle Pfeiffer play lovers in this movie. They worked together again in 2018 in "Ant-Man and the Wasp", where Pfeiffer plays the mother of Rudd's girlfriend. See more »

Goofs

While calculating the age differences in an inner monologue, Rosie makes mention that her first writing job was for the sitcom Family Matters in 1986 when this show hadn't been developed yet. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mother Nature: [sigh] Pretty impressive, huh? People tend to think of me as that, uh, environmental nut. But whenever I get down to work they say, 'Mother Nature, you're such a destructive bitch'.
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Connections

References Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998) See more »

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Ironic
Written by Alanis Morissette and Glen Ballard
Performed by Saoirse Ronan
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User Reviews

 
Funny and sweet romantic comedy
1 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My wife and I happen to be one of those Ashton/Demi couples and have been together before it became popular and acceptable. I never had much of a problem with it but my wife did initially. The film did a remarkably accurate job of portraying what goes on in the head of the older female. It had us ROTFL as we had gone through similar situations ourselves when we were dating.

Paul Rudd is very funny much funnier than I remember him from Friends and Michelle Pfeiffer is perfect as the sexy, and somewhat insecure love interest. The daughter/mother relationship was also really well done - the daughter being smart, just precocious and innocent enough without being too artificially sweet which was very hard to pull off. The dialog in the film is clever and witty but light and self-parodying along the lines of Clueless.

Overall, a very sweet and funny movie - I haven't enjoyed a romantic comedy this much since Annie Hall or Sleepless in Seattle.


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