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Laws of Attraction

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Laws of Attraction: Barry Wetcher

Laws of Attraction

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
87 minutes
Wide Release Date:
04/30/04
performer:
Pierce Brosnan, Julianne Moore, Nora Dunn, Parker Posey, Michael Sheen
director:
Peter Howitt
distributor:
New Line Cinema
author:
Aline Brosh McKenna
genre:
Comedy, Romance

We gave it a C

Every fan of old-fashioned movies knows that the more a couple argues, the more they really love each other. In ”Attraction,” Julianne Moore and Pierce Brosnan are rival divorce attorneys representing a warring couple, played by Michael Sheen and Parker Posey. Before they can shout ”I object,” they land hard in each other’s arms, and, after a drunken evening, awaken to find that they’ve gotten married. ”I loved the idea of these people — whose work is dealing with sad, miserable lives — falling in love,” says Brosnan, who also serves as an executive producer. As for the chance to bond rather than Bond and play it straight in a comedy, says Brosnan, ”It was nice to be shlubby.” Geez, take the man out of his tuxedo…

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