America's Sweethearts

Synopsis: In the midst of a nasty public breakup of married movie stars, a studio publicist scrambles to put a cap on the escalating situation as the couple's latest film has found its only print kidnapped by the director.
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director(s): Joe Roth
Production: Columbia Pictures
  1 win & 2 nominations.
 
IMDB:
5.7
Metacritic:
44
Rotten Tomatoes:
32%
PG-13
Year:
2001
102 min
$93,008,426
Website
322 Views


-Can we send someone to pick it up?|-No, Dave.

You haven't said anything about the titles.

I love them. I have no notes.

When's the press junket?

Weekend of the 21st. Why?

'cos I want the press to be first to see it.

I'll bring it to the junket.|We'll all experience it together.

Hal, no. I'm the head of the studio.|I don't experience things with the press.

I'm hanging up now.

Wait! Give me that. Hello?

No, no.

God...

...damn it!

He won't let us see it before the press!

-At the junket?|-Yes, at the junket!

-No, no.|-Lee.

You've got to do this junket.

You want me to set up a junket in 2 weeks,|and you're not sure if you have the film.

-Yes.|-No!

Lee!

Don't make me beg.

-You already are.|-Lee, please.

Please, come on. Lee?

-Danny can handle it.|-No, Lee.

Danny cannot handle it.|It's his first junket.

I need the master. When working|with the press, you're a legend.

I prefer to remain a living legend.

If you won't do it for me,|do it for my father.

You worked together a long time.|You had a real bond.

Your father was a psychotic.

-You spoke at his funeral.|-I loved him. You, I can't stand.

Do this for me. Please.

The studio will go under.|I haven't had a hit in almost two years!

I have the last Eddie and Gwen movie ever made|and I can't get my hands on it!

Tell me what you want.|I'll tell you what I want.

I want only one thing.

If people think Eddie and Gwen|are back together, they'll see the movie.

-Make that happen.|-That'll be easy.

Just make it look like it could happen.

She has a restraining order against him,|and he flipped out.

He's living in some nut hut|in the mountains.

I don't care! I need Eddie and Gwen|back together again, smiling and happy!

-We can sell the shit out of it.|-And the Spaniard?

Unless I get a script called|I Schtupped Castro, I don't know.

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Billy Crystal

William Edward Crystal (born March 14, 1948) is an American actor, writer, producer, director, comedian, and television host. He gained prominence in the 1970s for playing Jodie Dallas on the ABC sitcom Soap and became a Hollywood film star during the late 1980s and 1990s, appearing in the critical and box office successes When Harry Met Sally... (1989), City Slickers (1991), and Analyze This (1999) and providing the voice of Mike Wazowski in the Monsters, Inc. franchise. He has hosted the Academy Awards nine times, beginning in 1990 and most recently in 2012. more…

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