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PG-13| 1 hr. 48 min.

Plot Summary
When Helen (Gwyneth Paltrow), a London ad executive, is fired from her job and rushes out to catch a train, two scenarios take place. In one, she gets on the train and comes home to find her boyfriend, Gerry (John Lynch), in bed with another woman. In the second, she misses the train and arrives after the woman has left. In the first scenario, Helen dumps Gerry, finds a new man and gradually improves her life. In the second, she becomes suspicious of Gerry's fidelity and grows miserable.

Cast: Gwyneth Paltrow , John Hannah , John Lynch , Jeanne Tripplehorn , Zara Turner , Douglas McFerran , Paul Brightwell , Nina Young

Director: Peter Howitt

Genres: Romantic comedy

Sliding Doors (1998)

Release Date: April 24th, 1998|1 hr. 48 min.

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    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    No doubt this seeming effortlessness was hard-won. Movies this smooth don't happen by accident. show more

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    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    One of its most obvious strengths is that it can satisfy many different types of audiences -- those who demand something substantial from their motion pictures, and those who could care less. show more

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    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    You're hooked enough to keep watching, even if the characterizations veer toward the two-dimensional. show more

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