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  • Must Love Dogs (2005)

Must Love Dogs

Release Date: July 29th, 2005

DVD Release Date: December 20th, 2005

PG-13 |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

Sarah (Diane Lane), is 40 and recently divorced. Believing Sarah needs to date more, her sister, Carol (Elizabeth Perkins), creates an online dating profile for her. Simultaneously, Jake (John Cusack) reluctantly decides to try Internet dating. Sarah and Jake meet, and though both agree they are not interested in a serious relationship, their chemistry is undeniable. But, when Bob (Dermot Mulroney) suddenly shows interest in Sarah, her future with Charlie becomes unclear.

Cast: Diane Lane, John Cusack, Elizabeth Perkins, Dermot Mulroney, Stockard Channing, Christopher Plummer, Julie Gonzalo, Brad William Henke

Director: Gary David Goldberg

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Warner Bros.

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Transformation , Amusing , Love triangle , Sister , Quest , Love , Endearing , 2000s , Relationships , Love interest , Lighthearted

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Short on dramatic energy, Must Love Dogs settles for a cheerful drone.

  • 50
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Individually, the actors are endearing. But together in this charmless Gary David Goldberg sitcomedy, inspired by the Claire Cook novel, they are as oddly paired as chalk and cheese. show more

  • 70
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    A thoroughly conventional romantic comedy with all the usual trimmings. show more

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