Dedication Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 9218

Average Rating: 2.6/4

# of Ratings: 7

Theatrical Release Date: 04/13/2007

Language: English

Genre: Drama, Romance

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Justin Theroux

Actors: Charlene Biton, Peter Bogdanovich, Bob Balaban, Martin Freeman, Billy Crudup, Mandy Moore

Plot: In order to get his new book published, horrid, hateful children's books' author has to work with new, young female illustrator of quite an opposite character from his.

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goodfellamike - wrote on 10/30/2008

Sweet, edgy dramedy with good work by Mandy Moore and Tom Wilkinson, but leading actor Billy Crudup's character changes too abruptly and the music by Deerhoof is awfully distracting. Final Grade: B-

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Quirky and Interesting

Franz Patrick - wrote on 08/09/2008

I really like this film because it’s a big jump from typical romantic comedies out there. Instead of being too sweet and “too indie” or having that devil-may-care tone, this one tries to be a little darker and edgier (which sometimes showed a bit too much). Usually, I don’t like movies that try too hard to impress but overall, this picture feels more organic than forced. I thoroughly enjoyed Billy Crudup and Mandy Moore’s multi-layered performances. They were funny in their own self-pitying way, snarky, intelligent, and quirky to a flaw. Whenever both characters were interacting, it’s like watching two damaged warriors battle: it was exciting as it was somewhat enriching. Moore is really good in this and I prefer her playing unlikeable women because she has that angelic look …

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