Something Borrowed

It's a thin line between love and friendship.


Something Borrowed
A young woman is a talented attorney at a top New York law firm, a generous and loyal friend and, unhappily, still single...as her engaged best friend is constantly reminding her. But after one drink too many at her 30th birthday party, she unexpectedly ends up in bed with the guy she's had a crush on since law school, who just happens to be her best friend's fiancé. When the gals' lifelong friendship collides with true love, it leads to unexpected complications and potentially explosive romantic revelations. Meanwhile, her best male friend has been harbouring a secret of his own ...

113 minutes.
Mature Accompaniment under 13 (Language).
Comedy, Drama, Romance, Female interest, On the art circuit

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Two girls, one guy ...
Two girls, one guy ...

Credits

Cast
Ginnifer Goodwin, Kate Hudson, Colin Egglesfield, John Krasinski, Steve Howey, Ashley Williams
Director
Luke Greenfield
ScreenplayJennie Snyder, from the novel by Emily Giffin
MusicAlex Wurman
CinematographyCharles Minsky
EditingJohn Axelrad
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SA distributorNu Metro
Made in2011
Produced by2S Films, Alcon Entertainment, Wild Ocean Films

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreComedy, drama
LanguageInfrequent, mild
NudityNone
SexImplied and some references
ViolenceNone
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseModerate use of alcohol
CommentsNone
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ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
4
Violence
3
Blood / Gore / Gross
2
Guns / Weapons
3
Profanity
4
Alcohol / Drugs
4
Smoking
0
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
3
Frightening / Tense Scenes
2
Jump Scenes
1
Tense Family Scenes
2
Music (Scary/Tense)
0
Music (Inappropriate)
3
Topics to talk about
4


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith quote iconPredictable rom-com
5
Die Burger
Jeanne Calitz quote iconVerwaterende romantiesse komedie
5
Cape Times
Christy Lemire quote iconMelodrama drawn from Griffin's book
5
Box Office
Pete Hammond quote iconSomething Borrowed is a snappy rom com about intersecting desires among a group of twenty-something friends. The film is terrific: smart, sexy and funny.
13
ScreenIt
C. Fuchs quote iconBoth ''blue'' (in terms of how one will feel after watching yet another mediocre rom-com) and ''borrowed'' (from other films of its ilk), ''Something Borrowed'' may make you wish for a bump on the head so you can forget having seen it.
8
Metacritic.com
30 critics
7
Rottentomatoes critics
108 critics
8
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconIn spite of solid performances from Kate Hudson and John Krasinski, Something Borrowed is an unpleasant misfire that lives down to its title.
3
Movie Review Query Engine
MRQE critics quote icon
8
Movie Review Intelligence
42 critics
7

What the People say

Internet
3514 Netizens quote iconJohn Krasinski steals the movie!!!!
11

Average .. 36%

7

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