A Lot Like Love Page #2

Synopsis: On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to close friends to ... lovers?
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Nigel Cole
Production: Touchstone Pictures
  1 win & 3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
107 min

What if you don't get

your ducks in a row?

I'll get my ducks in a row.

In a line.

What if it takes 20 years?

It's not gonna take 20 years,

It's gonna take 5.

6, maybe. Max.

You don't even have a job,

not even an inkling of a job!

That's not true.

I'm interested in all the stuff

about the Internet.

That's good,

I hear that's gonna be huge.

- It will be.

- I'm sure.

- Are you being sarcastic?

- No!

I think you're gonna be beating away

chicks with a stick.

You really think that

6 years from now,

a guy like me, with a job,

a house, a nice car, and a future,

you think I'm gonna have a problem

finding somebody

to fall in love with me?

I think you're gonna have

a big problem.


What are you doing?

I am writing down

my parents' phone number.

- You live with your parents?

- No...

Yes, but in 6 years I won't.

So, why 6 years?

If you let me finish,

it's my whole point.

6 years from now,

you call this phone number,

my parents will answer.

You ask them how to reach me.

They'll give you the number.

Then you call my house,

and when my beautiful wife

answers the phone,

you'll ask her where to send

the 20 bucks you owe me.

20? I thought you were gonna be

some hotshot business guy!

Fine. 50.

- 50 big ones.

- 50 it is.

Any time before Christmas.

- I'm saving my film.

- For what?

For your trip? This is your trip,

it's happening right now.

Be careful,

I got it for Christmas, so don't...

You're not shooting me!

All the places I've traveled.


- Mom's gonna love that one.

- Look alive.

Act really natural

in your surrounding.

Look sexy.

Let's see Ollie being sexy.

I like it.

There you go, that's good.


Make love to the tree.


Now give it to me,

give me the camera.

Would you give me the camera?

- Are you done?

- You're out of film.


- How did you shoot a whole roll?

- You're very shootable.

Did I not just say

I'm saving the film?


- Did you get the right one?

- Don't know.

- 400 speed?

- I don't know, I just got film.

- Was there change?

- Shut up. Give me that.

I've got to go.


- So...

- Don't.

You'll ruin it.

That was...

That was pretty good.

- Pretty good?

- All right, awesome.


Out of this world.

Is that working for you?

- Yeah.

- Yeah? All right.

- Where are you going?

- I've got to work, I'm sorry.

Oh, my God, are you serious?

I thought I was terrible.

Let me just get a pen, hold on.


Okay, go ahead.

Is that the Valley?


No, am I gonna be late?

Okay, I will, thank you.

Okay, bye.

I got it!

- What? You got the part?

- No, I got a callback, but still!

It's one of those low-budget

independent films, but who cares?

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