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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 1 May 2009 (USA)
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While attending his brother's wedding, a serial womanizer is haunted by the ghosts of his past girlfriends.

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Mark Waters
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew McConaughey ... Connor Mead
Jennifer Garner ... Jenny Perotti
Michael Douglas ... Uncle Wayne
Breckin Meyer ... Paul
Lacey Chabert ... Sandra
Robert Forster ... Sergeant Volkom
Anne Archer ... Vonda Volkom
Emma Stone ... Allison Vandermeersh
Daniel Sunjata ... Brad
Noureen DeWulf ... Melanie
Rachel Boston ... Deena the Bridesmaid
Camille Guaty ... Donna the Bridesmaid
Amanda Walsh ... Denice the Bridesmaid
Emily Baldoni ... Nadja (as Emily Foxler)
Catherine Haena Kim ... Charlece
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Storyline

Connor Mead, a successful fashion photographer and a Lothario keen on casual sex, goes to his younger brother's wedding to convince him not to marry. He arrives at his dead uncle's estate during the rehearsal the night before the wedding; he starts in, taking his brother aside, trashing marriage. Later in the men's room, his uncle, who taught Connor all he knows about women, appears to him, confesses to have been wrong, and tells Connor that three ghosts will visit him that night: the ghosts of girlfriends past, present, and future. Connor has already set the breakup in motion. Can he learn anything from his life and fix what he's broken? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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You can't always run from your past


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content throughout, some language and a drug reference | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

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Release Date:

1 May 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hanté par ses ex See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$37,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,411,434, 3 May 2009

Gross USA:

$55,250,026

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$102,223,269
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The movie features Lacey Chabert as the bride and Rachel Boston as a bridesmaid, who both now regularly star in romantic comedies featuring weddings filmed for the Hallmark Channel. See more »

Goofs

When Jenny is trying to piece the cake back together while talking to Brad, the amount of frosting on her fingers changes during shots. Sometimes they are completely covered, and other times there is hardly any frosting on them. See more »

Quotes

Melanie: There's apple, bubble gum, and Tandoori. I know it sounds gross, but have two of them and you won't feel your face.
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Version of A Christmas Carol (1999) See more »

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The Safety Dance
Written by Ivan Doroschuk
Performed by Men Without Hats
Courtesy of Geffen Records/Marc Durand Productions
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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I really enjoyed it!
13 May 2009 | by james211967See all my reviews

I payed my money and saw this movie expecting a laugh and to leave with a smile on my face. I wasn't expecting Oscar acting, a great storyline or something that would leave a lasting impression on me.

The performances were good, I especially enjoyed Michael Douglas's glam OTT character. The main actors also impressed and I was drawn into their romance as the film went on. So much so that I shed a little tear at the end.

When I left the cinema I was smiling and during the movie I laughed out loud along

with many other people. I got what I paid for and had a good night.


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