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PG-13| 1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
Writer Alex Sheldon (Luke Wilson) must finish his novel within a month. If he doesn't, he won't get paid. And, if that happens, angry Mafia types to whom he owes money will come looking for him. In order to expedite things, Alex hires typist Emma Dinsmore (Kate Hudson) and begins dictating his novel. The book is about a doomed love affair between a character similar to Alex and a character named Polina Delacroix (Sophie Marceau). But, as Alex falls for Emma, his work takes a different turn.

Cast: Kate Hudson , Luke Wilson , Sophie Marceau , David Paymer , Rob Reiner , François Giroday , Lobo Sebastian , Chino XL

Director: Rob Reiner

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

Alex & Emma (2003)

Release Date: June 20th, 2003|1 hr. 36 min.

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  • Reiner gets lucky with his two stars. Wilson has charm to spare, and Hudson brings humor and sexiness to playing Emma and four au pair girls from different countries. But even they can't float a balloon with lead in it. show more

  • A cute and amusing little romance that has all the fiery impetuosity of an egg sandwich. show more

  • Though it has some mildly amusing moments (mostly in the visuals accompanying the novel's narration), Alex & Emma is disappointing, neither very romantic nor very comic. show more

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