Shallow Hal

Synopsis: Following the advice of his dying father, Hal dates only women who are physically beautiful. One day, however, he runs into self-help guru Tony Robbins, who hypnotizes him into recognizing only the inner beauty of women. Hal thereafter meets Rosemary, a grossly obese woman whom only he can see as a vision of loveliness. But will their relationship survive when Hal's equally shallow friend undoes the hypnosis?
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Production: 20th Century Fox
  3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
114 min

See you later.

- I said no.

- No? Why not?

I don't wanna have a drink with you. I wanna

go home. Is that so hard to understand?

- What's goin' on? Are you mad?

- No, I'm not mad. I just...

Go on, say it. You know what?

No matter what it is, we're gonna work it out.

Hal, I'm not attracted to you.

So what? You think everyone who goes out

is attracted to each other? Get real.

They're attracted to each other

in the beginning.

Oh, come on. That sounds

like a bunch of New Age hooey.

Maybe for some people

there's a little spark in the beginning,

but for most, the attraction part

happens way later. Whoa!

What? That's it?

Just like that, we're breaking up?

Well, we were never going out.

We just had one date.

Come on. Hey, let's stay together five days.

That's all I need.

- Why do you need five days?

- Tomorrow I'm finally getting my promotion.

There's gonna be parties, dinners,

this, that. I need you now.

Hal, you're gonna be so busy,

you won't even think about me.

How am I not gonna think about you?

You live right across the hall.

I don't know, Hal. Maybe...

maybe you should think about moving.

Hal, we've made a decision

regarding that wholesaler position.

Yes! It's about time, Dave.

We decided to go with the gal from Merrill.

She's a proven entity. A big producer.

- I'm sorry, man.

- No, it's...

The gal's a proven entity.

What the heck you gonna do?

- Hal, I'm so sorry.

- Yeah, thanks.

- You should have gotten it. You deserved it.

- No, I didn't.

I didn't put them in a position

where they had to promote me or lose me.

It's a good lesson.

Make yourself indispensable, that's the key.

And to make matters worse,

Jill dumped me last night.

Dumped you? Don't you have to be

going out to get dumped?

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