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New York fashion designer, Melanie Carmichael suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But her past holds many secrets—including Jake, the redneck husband she married in high school, who refuses to divorce her. Bound and determined to end their contentious relationship on

MPAA Rating PG-13

Status Released

Release Date 2002-09-26

Runtime 108 minutes

Budget $30m

Revenue $0.2b


TMDB 6.4


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Kendall.Iverson shared a tip "Love Reese Witherspoon!"

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jackie_shindman shared a tip "Ugh my fav 🥺"

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kelly_saulnier shared a tip "This is one of my all time favorite movies !! I Love Reese Witherspoon ♡"

jess_ica_9043 shared a tip "Cute & sweet ! An easy watch"

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alexis_riley shared a tip "There’s not much to say, it’s iconic. It’s everything and it’s Reese Witherspoon"

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valerie_eustace shared a tip "Funny & romantic"

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valerie_eustace shared a tip "Love this movie ♥️"

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labraden shared a tip "Very lite with happy ending."

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chris_8164 shared a tip "Hi Sarah."

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hilary_babu shared a tip "Hitch and 27 Dresses are a couple of my faves in the same genre :-)"

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tammie_hicks shared a tip "I liked the the scene where they make the glass sulptures"

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maurice_shelton shared a tip "It's enjoyable especially if you like Reese."

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erin_bolden_8727 shared a tip "I hope you like it!!"

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karen_lugt shared a tip "Great story!"

Karen Lugt's profile image

karen_lugt shared a tip "Also when Melanie realized Jake owned the glass company."

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kristina_duncan shared a tip "One of my favorite movies. Watch it every time it is on tv."

aimee_eastridge shared a tip "Just like heaven, notebook"

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kay_kelly shared a tip "This is a classic!"

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rebekka_jennings shared a tip "I really think the whole movie is gold but I really like it when Jake comes home and his whole house is redecorated."

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shawntelle_pendagast shared a tip "It’s very funny and cute."

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elbearza shared a tip "Love this"

steve_frisbie shared a tip "I know, right? Super sweet. Reese in her element."

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sherri_maserang shared a tip "Family favorite #romantic_comedy"

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quinn_prinz shared a tip "I love this movie, I think it's sweet"

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laura_underwood shared a tip "Hmmm I am not sure I do! The whole thing is pretty fun!"

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christina_stamm shared a tip "It teaches you a life lesson"

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cierra_lamen shared a tip "Hard to choose! Older would be Steel Magnolias, mid 2000’s Moana ( Disney fan) and current I have no clue haha"

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jalissa_rose shared a tip "Just watch it, its cute, simple and funny."

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OliviaL shared a tip "So good!"

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carl_zies shared a tip "Of course, but still enjoyable"

gretchen_mckee shared a tip "Probably not, it needed a true Southern woman. Maybe Sandra Bullock but...no."

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melissa_stroud_6687 shared a tip "I love me a feel good rom/com."

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julia_wiedmier shared a tip "One of my all time favorites. Love the story and Reese Witherspoon does an amazing job."

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denise_puckett shared a tip "Ole my soul..beautiful romance!"

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aleexandra shared a tip "The perfect movie to watch over and over."

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christina_yager shared a tip "Good movie for all adults!"

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christie_rohr-wynn shared a tip "It's been a long time since I saw it. I enjoy Reese Witherspoon's acting."

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lee_rayt shared a tip "Probably when the fiance's mom gets punched in the face or when she bought the wrong beer for the fridge"

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peggy_gallandt shared a tip "All time favorite has to be Bridesmaids!"

jodi_johnson_6740 shared a tip "It's a really sweet movie."

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gina_ursini shared a tip "I’d have to say when Reese punches Candace Bergan in the face!🤣"

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sharon_hammon shared a tip "Have a lot, but going to stick with, ‘Win A Date With Tad Hamilton’."

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nikki_greer_481 shared a tip "Good! Its always a great one time and time again"

evelyn_9797 shared a tip "Cute and funny"

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allison_ketchum shared a tip "When she punched the Mayor in the face."

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gordon_benoit shared a tip "It just proves that you can go home again!!"

christina_9912 shared a tip "Me too! I don't know if I have a favorite part, there are so many good ones."

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nicole_riley_1792 shared a tip "Empire Records, 500 Days of Summer, Amelie"

chloe_helfvogt shared a tip "Reese Witherspoon was great in this movie definitely recommend"

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sherri_goldberg shared a tip "I really love Notting Hill and French Kiss."

katherine_4748 shared a tip "My best friend's wedding was another favourite. Nothing recently that compares though."

katie_652 shared a tip "It’s great! I watch it every time I see it’s on tv!"

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jessica_vaughan_3792 shared a tip "Weirdly, the original Mary Poppins is my all time fav."

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desi_martinez shared a tip "I don’t really have a favorite because I like so many but on the “pile” of favorites I would probably say Burlesque"

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robin_maturan shared a tip "It is a fun movie. I definitely recommend it!"

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chrissy_chamberlain shared a tip "Yes it is! Also the movie Just like heaven,The proposal,Something borrowed and The Wedding date are great romance movies"

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ashley_miles_1252 shared a tip "No!!! there are books?!?!"

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alison_migala shared a tip "It's one of my all-time faves."

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melissa_gordon_4536 shared a tip "If you like movies from the 90's as I do they are nastolgic you may like Chasing Liberty with Mandy Moore & Matthew Goode"

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crystal_ingram_andr shared a tip "Yes but not in awhile"

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shanie_perez shared a tip "It's so good & cute!!"

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clara_bennion shared a tip "Me too! Too many to choose! This is one of my favorites!"

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carrie_hales shared a tip "When she made over the house with his money."

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sophia_shott shared a tip "Great movie"

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dawn_puusa shared a tip "Gets me every time. One of my favourites"

stephanie_orendorff shared a tip "Hilarious and love the plot"

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jami_galbreath shared a tip "You have a baby....in a.....bar?"

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jacob_charettejakesw shared a tip "Jake and Mel are very relatable! By far our favorite -Jake and Mel"

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julia_boychuk-tost shared a tip "I could watch this over and over and over"

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bean_n_bacon shared a tip "A fun romantic comedy"

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melanie_meacham shared a tip "I love this movie I watch it just about every time it’s on"

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tiff_mabe shared a tip "this gets me right in the feels"

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simplyjamilah shared a tip "An absolute classic!!! I could watch this movie over and over and probably never get tired."

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kaitlyn_rose_3257 shared a tip "Southern"

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nancy_drew_8158 shared a tip "When Melanie punches Kate ☺️"

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melissa_carper shared a tip "This is a very cute Romantic Comedy, Reese Witherspoon is adorable."

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katie_hunt_6153 shared a tip "Josh. Freaking. Dallas. Not too predictable. Reese Witherspoon delivers some great lines."

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jennifer_harris_8773 shared a tip "Why do you want to marry me....so I can kiss u anytime I want"

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samantha_schnurr shared a tip "I probably have several, too! Its a great one. 😊"

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trent_gallant shared a tip "I thought it was a great ending."

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deleted_user_1609217078102 shared a tip "Cute movie. I have loved it since I was younger. Very sweet and funny movie."

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amber_maxwell shared a tip "One of my absolute favorite movies ever! I can even recite the whole movie word for word! 😂 WORTH THE WATCH!"

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jessicanwilliam_spe shared a tip "A romance every southern girl will love."

patience_bonnell shared a tip "Love this I’ve seen it so many times and I never get tired of it can say every word too"

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halie_dickinson shared a tip "This movie is the prefect rom/com! :)"

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katie_walsh_411 shared a tip "The end where she punches snobby mom"

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ashley_anderson_9427 shared a tip "Cheeky and silly. The usual 2000 romance."

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aislinn_kelley shared a tip "anything with reese witherspoon needs to be labeled a national treasure"

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teresa_rakestraw shared a tip "Can’t pass it without watching... just fun & southern!"

cindy_zimmermann shared a tip "It was good. I'd say more of a chic flick."

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tiffany_kennedy shared a tip "It's really awesome!"

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elsa_lvesque shared a tip "Oh my god, it was sooo romantic, that is what I loved bout it"

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shawna_higley shared a tip "I can watch this movie over and over."

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paul_henderson_8597 shared a tip "Sassy, short do, and that smile! Reese at her best 😊"

rachelle_9497 shared a tip "A favorite of mine!"

kathyann_saleem shared a tip "When she’s at the big house and the “reporter” asks for a tour. 😁"

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kara_demetropoulos shared a tip "It's a must watch if you were born in Alabama 🤷"

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