Down with Love Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 9678

Average Rating: 2.4/4

# of Ratings: 55

Theatrical Release Date: 05/09/2003

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Romance

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Peyton Reed

Actors: Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Sarah Paulson, David Hyde Pierce, Rachel Dratch, Tony Randall

Plot: The story is about a feminist author who pens a book called 'Down with Love', which calls for women to stop chasing love and to become more like men in regards both the workplace and the bedroom. When the star writer for a men's magazine Catcher Block stands her up for interview several times she uses her new fame to name him as an example of the sort of cad she is rebelling against in her book. He decides that he's going to expose her as a fraud by making her fall in love with him.

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Rating of
2/4

Abby - wrote on 07/08/2008

it was okay. the acting got really cheesy at some points.

Rating of
0.5/4

Allison - wrote on 12/22/2007

Awful excuse for a movie. Back when Renee zellweger was hot, but still.

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MovieAddict
MovieAddict
Producer

Rating of
3/4

A great flick for those who can appreciate it!

MovieAddict - wrote on 02/11/2012

Set in the 1960s, `Down with Love' follows the story of Barbara Novak (Rene Zellweger), a lady with a female ax to grind who moves to New York City to promote her new book which illustrates to women how to get along in a man's world on men's terms, downplaying love and marriage in favor of the male-oriented pattern of free, uncomplicated sex. As such, she is set to be interviewed by Know Magazine's star reporter, Catcher Block (Ewan McGregor), who is known as a lady's man, and whose typical revolving-door treatment of women is a fine illustration of why the book was written.

When Block continually misses meetings with Novak to discuss her book because his sexual escapades with stewardesses, she refuses to meet him. What's more, she lashes out at Block while on a television show …

TheWolf
TheWolf
Movie God

Rating of
3.5/4

Unique movie

TheWolf - wrote on 08/02/2007

Ok I will admit it here, yeah this is a complete chick flick... and I thought it was great. The thing about this movie is that it is not your average run of the mill love story. The design of this movie was awesome. The era that they shot this for was the 1960's and they decided to make the movie like a movie that you would have seen in the 60's. The clothing, the set designs, even the motion picture screens behind the windows of cars moving in odd directions, everything about this film screamed 60's and yet it was made in 2003. The colors were extremely vibrant in the same way that they would be played overly saturated using a faux technicolor technique. Zellweger and McGregor play off of eachother brilliantly and David Hyde Pierce plays the same type of neurotic character that we have …

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