• Music and Lyrics (2007)

Music and Lyrics

Release Date: February 14th, 2007

DVD Release Date: May 8th, 2007

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

Production Co: Flower Films, Village Roadshow Pictures, Castle Rock Entertainment

Distributors: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Deception, New York City, Transformation, Friend, Lighthearted, Love, Amusing, Heartwarming, 2000s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Jack MathewsNew York Daily News

    As a premise, this is thinner than a strand of cotton candy, but fairy tales have been hung from less, and what keeps this one together is the surprisingly easy chemistry between Grant and Barrymore. show more

  • 70
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    An agreeably loopy romantic comedy that bounces along effortlessly on the genuine chemistry of leads Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore. show more

  • 75
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    Grant and Barrymore are very enjoyable together onscreen. Who would've guessed that Barrymore would turn into such a deft comedian? show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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