• The Perfect Man (2005)

The Perfect Man

Release Date: June 17th, 2005

DVD Release Date: November 1st, 2005

PG |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Every time Jean (Heather Locklear) goes through a bad breakup, she moves her two daughters elsewhere. Determined to make a home in New York, their latest destination, eldest daughter Holly (Hilary Duff) creates a fake online secret admirer for her mother, based on her friend's uncle. But as the "romance" develops, Holly encounters obstacles as her mom falls for the lie. Meanwhile, Holly has found her own love interest this time around in her cute classmate Adam (Ben Feldman).

Cast: Hilary Duff, Heather Locklear, Chris Noth, Mike O'Malley, Ben Feldman, David Michie, Caroline Rhea, Kym Whitley

Director: Mark Rosman

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Universal Pictures

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Friendship, Love interest, Growing up, Mother, Heartwarming, Quest, Deception, 2000s, Moving, Daughter, Friend, Love, Amusing, New York City

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Wesley MorrisBoston Globe

    To be endured rather than enjoyed. show more

  • 50
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    It's a chick flick with a vengeance but even in its most sentimental moments, stars Hilary Duff and Heather Locklear make this feel-good-about-yourself movie feel ... well, good. show more

  • 50
    Allison BenediktChicago Tribune

    I've had the unique pleasure of reviewing almost all of Duff's movies, and if there's one thing to say about the girl, she's consistent: nice, sweet, blond, inoffensive and uninspiring. show more

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