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Love Actually

R| 2 hr. 15 min.

Plot Summary
Nine intertwined stories examine the complexities of the one emotion that connects us all: love. Among the characters explored are David (Hugh Grant), the handsome newly elected British prime minister who falls for a young junior staffer (Martine McCutcheon), Sarah (Laura Linney), a graphic designer whose devotion to her mentally ill brother complicates her love life, and Harry (Alan Rickman), a married man tempted by his attractive new secretary.

Cast: Hugh Grant , Laura Linney , Colin Firth , Alan Rickman , Bill Nighy , Emma Thompson , Liam Neeson , Martine McCutcheon

Director: Richard Curtis

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Love Actually (2003)

Release Date: November 7th, 2003|2 hr. 15 min.

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fan reviews ( 4 )
  • Curtis ladles sugar over the eager-to-please Love Actually to make it go down easy, forgetting that sometimes it just makes you gag. show more

  • Abandons any pretext of sophistication for gloppy sentimentality, sugary pop songs and bawdy humor -- an approach that works about half the time. show more

  • Gets to be dislikable in its glib feelgoodness. The movie's many excellent actors do too much acting with too little conviction in scenes that rush through perfunctory setups to deliver pat payoffs. show more

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'Love Actually' Cast: Where Are They Now?

Posted by
Gary Susman on November 7, 2013

Getty Having climbed to the top of the romantic comedy heap with his scripts for such beloved films as "Four Weddings and a Funeral" and "Notting Hill," Richard Curtis decided to make the rom-com to...

Olivia Olson and Thomas Brodie-Sangster, 'Love Actually' Kid Couple, All Grown Up

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on December 25, 2011

If you're tired of watching 'A Christmas Story' (and you should be; that is one overrated holiday classic), perhaps turn your Dec. 25 viewing to 'Love Actually.' The Richard Curtis-directed super romc...

Richard Curtis on 'War Horse,' Working With Steven Spielberg and the Prescience of 'Love Actually'

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on December 9, 2011

The guy who wrote 'Love Actually' and 'Notting Hill' might not be the first person who jumps to mind when thinking about 'War Horse,' but it's hard to imagine the touching new Steven Spielberg fil...

'Love Actually' Hate from a 'Love Actually' Superfan

Posted by
Christopher Rosen on December 9, 2011

Released on Nov. 14, 2003, it hasn't taken 'Love Actually' very long at all to become a staple of Christmastime movie-watching. "I'm so happy at this funny idea that it has become a sort of Christmas ...

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