How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

Synopsis: Benjamin Barry is an advertising executive competing with two female co-workers for a major campaign for a diamond merchant. He cuts a deal with his competitors that the account is his if he can make a woman of their choice fall in love with him in 10 days. In comes Andie Anderson who, in turn, is writing a story on how to lose a guy in 10 days as a bet with her boss to be allowed to write more substantial stories. With a hidden agenda in each camp, will either party be able to complete their mission?
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Director(s): Donald Petrie
Production: Paramount Pictures
  1 win & 8 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.4
Metacritic:
45
Rotten Tomatoes:
42%
PG-13
Year:
2003
116 min
$105,765,605
Website
1,620 Views

What you get is what you see

And you can bet

it's worth it, baby

'Cause what you get is me

Don't be afraid

to let it embrace you

I'm gonna show you

every little thing about love

- Yeah, yeah

- Do you really want it?

If you want it,

you can get it

If you get it, don't regret it

So what you gonna do?

Love is like a butterfly,

tapestry across the sky

Doesn't need a reason why I feel

it taking you and I

Higher and higher

So what you gonna do?

If you only knew

what I just dealt with.

I mean, this guy was right in

front of me, going little...

That guy deserves a ticket.

I'm sure he's...

A- A-A woman never

reveals her age.

I've been in this

relationship for...

He was going ten miles an hour

on the highway.

I'm trying to...

If you want it, you can get it

Higher and higher

"And only then

will the people of Tajikistan

know true and lasting peace. "

Andie, it's brilliant.

It's really moving.

But it's never going to appear

in Composure Magazine.

God, I busted my butt

in grad school

to be Andie Anderson,

"How to" girl,

and write articles like,

"How to Use the Best

Pick-Up Lines"

and "Do Blondes, Do They, Like,

Really Have

More Fun?"

I want to write about

things that matter,

like politics and

the environment,

and foreign affairs...

things I'm interested in.

Keep busting your butt.

You're going to get there.

Hey, I've got something

to cheer you up.

You know that editor

from Sports Illustrated

that you have been

shamelessly flirting with

on the phone for... whoo,

a month now?

He made a little delivery

this morning.

Ah, ha, ha, let me see.

Oh, no.

Hey!

Tomorrow night.

What happens tomorrow night?

Only the most exhilarating

and artistic display

of athletic competition

known to mankind.

The Ice Capades are in town?

No, the NBA Finals

are in town,

and I got tickets!

Come with me?

All right, I'll go.

But I am not putting out.

Two stale jumbo dogs

and a couple of beers,

you'll be whistling

a different tune.

You know what I like.

Good morning, ladies.

Don't forget,

staff meeting in 30 minutes.

Michelle... haven't seen

her all morning.

- Have you?

- Ten to one she's wallowing.

It's my turn. I'll get her,

you get the coffee,

meet me in the corner in 20.

Wait, wait, wait.

Here, take some samples.

Samples. Samples.

Great idea.

Oh, boy.

Drama, drama, drama.

I walked 47 miles of barb wire

I got a cobra snake

for a necktie

A brand-new house

on the road side

And it's made out

of rattlesnake hide

Come on, take a little walk

with me, baby

And tell me who do you love

Hey!

Who do you love?

Now around the town

I use a rattlesnake whip

Take it easy, baby,

don't you give me no lip

Who do you love?

Who do you love?

Hello, Ben.

Hey, hey, good morning, Spears.

What are you reading, girl?

You catching up on

your current events?

"Turn-On Tricks:

How to Make Him Hot. "

You know, if you want

to try those out sometime,

we should get together.

Green and I have

an appointment at Composure,

the fastest growing women's

magazine in the country.

And seeing as how

our clients run a lot

of our campaigns

in their nationally-syndicated

little girlie magazine,

it wouldn't hurt you

to do a little reading.

Hey, Benny.

Good morning, Green.

You finally decided to show up?

Yes, I did.

You ready?

Ready.

Later, Ben.

Have a nice day, ladies.

Hi.

Oh!

Good morning, sunshine.

Okay, get dressed.

Get dressed.

Staff meeting, 15 minutes.

Let's go.

I'm going back to bed.

I have no reason to live.

Sun's out. Oh...

Okay, just...

Okay, now...

Cashmere?

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Kristen Buckley

Kristen Buckley (born June 9, 1968 in New York City, New York) is an American screenwriter and author. She co-wrote the screenplays for 102 Dalmatians (for which she also co-wrote the story), How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, and Shoe Addicts Anonymous. She also wrote The Parker Grey Show (a novel) and Tramps Like Us (a memoir). more…

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