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Math teacher Ben meets unlucky-in-love career woman Lindsey. Looking for a change from the usual (successful) guys she dates, she agrees to go out with him, and a relationship ensues. Then the other spike drops. He's an obsessive Red Sox fan and must choose between his love for Lindsey and the Sox. Standard romantic comedy is raised a level by coinciding with the Red Sox' historic 2004 comeback against the Yankees and subsequent World Series victory. Adapted from Nick Hornby's novel about an obsessive soccer fan. A solid outing, but the brothers Farrelly show signs of losing a little zip off their fastball.

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Available on Running time 98 minutes. Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Romantic Comedy, Sports Comedies, Baseball, Boston, Obsessive Love, Books to Film: Nick Hornby, Dedicated Teachers
Screenplay
Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel
Cast
Jimmy Fallon, Drew Barrymore, KaDee Strickland, Ione Skye, Willie Garson, James B. Sikking, JoBeth Williams, Jack Kehler, Lenny Clarke, Siobhan Fallon, Marissa Janet Winokur, Evan Helmuth, Scott Severance, Zen Gesner
Cinematography
Matthew F. Leonetti
Director
Peter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly
Music
Craig Armstrong
Other
John J. Thomson, Tom Wolfe, Manish Raval, Alan Baumgarten, Brandt Gordon, Maher Ahmad
Producer
Alan Greenspan, Gil Netter, Drew Barrymore, Nancy Juvonen, Amanda Posey, Gil Netter, Flower Films, Alan Greenspan, Wildgaze Films, 20th Century-Fox

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Nicholle

This isn't one of my favorites. It is an alright movie to watch when there's nothing else on. When relaxed and charming Ben Wrightman meets workaholic Lindsey Meeks she finds him sweet and charming, they hit it off and when it is winter Ben can spend every waking hour with Lindsey, but when summer comes around the corner Lindsey discovers Ben's obsession with the Boston Red Sox. She thinks it is perfect until everything goes downhill for them.