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The Object of My Affection (1998) Movie Information

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Nicholas Hytner


Paul Rudd
Kali Rocha
Jennifer Aniston
Lauren Pratt
Alan Alda
Allison Janney





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A woman, who is pregnant, breaks up with the father of the baby and asks her best friend, a gay man to help raise the child.

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  The M.O.W.
The M.O.W.

08/01/2008 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

A cute movie that doesn't end the way you want it

"The Object of My Affection", is one of the cutest movies I've seen in some time.

"Nina" (Jennifer Aniston) inadvertantly tells her best friend "George" (Paul Rudd), who is gay, that his boyfriend (Tim Daly) is dumping him. "George" leaves the guy and shacks up with "Nina", who is in her own rocky relationship.

Before "Nina" wakes up and dumps her guy (John Pankow), "Nina" finds out she's pregnant and she decides that she wants "George" to help raise the child.

Aniston and Rudd carry this movie nicely, and both equally do a captivating performance that keeps you watching. The play their characters so well that you almost immediately want them to end up together, even though you know it's impossible.

A little problem with this movie is that the supporting cast is barely dev...

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  Franz Patrick
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12/24/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

The Object of My Affection

A splendid film indeed. I forgot how this film captured a crucial part of me the first time I saw it. Years later, after seeing it for the second time, I realized how young I was when I saw this film. This is one of those pictures that made me want to look closer at movies. Anyway, Paul Rudd breaks my heart every time I see his movies. I guess he's just one of those actors that is extremely charming; that any film or television show he appears in will be a delight. Jennifer Aniston creates a star-making performance that separates her from her "Friends" cast. Along with this movie, "Friends With Money" and "The Good Girl," she proves that she's not a one-hit wonder. Lastly, the thing that I admire about this movie is that it's more about the relationship between friends than the relationsh...

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