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Third remake of "The Shop Around the Corner" ("In the Good Old Summertime" was number 2) finds independent bookstore owner Ryan battling Hank's bookstore conglomerate to stay in business. How does this qualify as a romantic comedy? Because they're flirting with each other anonymously by e-mail. Third teaming of Ryan and Hanks relies, almost too much, on their considerable chemistry. Soundtrack music was chosen for maximum on-screen and record store effect. Must-see for hopeless romantics and fans of Hanks and/or Ryan. Others must decide based on tolerance for meet-cute situations and lightweight romantic comedy.

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Available on Running time 119 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Romantic Comedy, New York, New York, Corporate Shenanigans, Computers, Going Postal, Books & Bookstores, Top Grossing Films of 1999, Pen Pals, Internet Borne
Nora Ephron
Meg Ryan, Tom Hanks, Parker Posey, Greg Kinnear, Jean Stapleton, Steve Zahn, Dave Chappelle, Dabney Coleman, John Randolph, Michael Badalucco, Heather Burns, Hallee Hirsh
John Lindley
Nora Ephron
George Fenton

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I really like this movie. I thought Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan were cute together. Both of their characters own a bookstore. Tom’s character has a popular bookstore named Fox Books and Meg’s character’s bookstore isn’t doing so well and will eventually have to shut down. The two don’t get along at all in person. Meanwhile, they both are chatting online to someone and they start to fall for their online friend. What they don’t realize till later in the movie is that their online friends are really each other.