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PG-13| 1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
Former music superstar Alex Fletcher (Hugh Grant) used to pack them in back in the 1980s, but now he is reduced to playing nostalgia tours and county fairs. He scores a chance at a major comeback when reigning pop diva Cora Corman (Haley Bennett) asks him to write a song for her, but he hasn't written anything in years and cannot compose lyrics anyway. Noticing that Sophie (Drew Barrymore), the plant lady, has a way with words, Alex proposes that he and Sophie make beautiful music together.

Cast: Hugh Grant , Drew Barrymore , Brad Garrett , Kristen Johnston , Haley Bennett , Aasif Mandvi , Campbell Scott , Jason Antoon

Director: Marc Lawrence

Genres: Romantic comedy

Distributor: Warner Bros.

Music and Lyrics (2007)

Release Date: February 14th, 2007|1 hr. 36 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 41 )
  • Lawrence's take on pop music success is exactly right, satiric without being absurdist, and therefore a prize worth the effort. show more

  • This appealing romantic comedy undertakes the conventions of the formula without an inordinate amount of clichés. Music also infuses the overall plot with a satire of the music industry, and the pop tunes and lyrics are catchy. show more

  • Remember "The Flight of the Phoenix," the movie about the misshapen plane, built from scavenged parts, that flies its builders to safety? Music and Lyrics is like that plane, up to a point. The plot is misshapen, the pieces are scavenged and nothing quite fits. The film does manage to take off, albeit barely, then flits around cheerfully in search of coherence, but finally crashes and fizzles. show more

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  • May 22, 2008 angellivecchi
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    I do not konw why I have never seen Scott Porter before but I would love to see him in real life. I have never seen a better looking man. WOW!! How old is he anway? I'm sure he's old enough! I love Hugh Grant, I think he looked his greatest all "POPPED" out. But sorry, I bought the movie for Scott. 5 star all the way

  • May 22, 2008 kemery9873
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    Anyone know what the song is at the very end of the movieit wasnt on the cd or in the moviewho sings it? let me know.eastonmom2girls@aol.com

  • May 22, 2008 dancecraze1010
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    Worth watching... don't except the whole movie to be as funny as shown on the commercials, but definately has many good laughs. I great comical romance. Must see!5 stars. *****

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