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Catch and Release, billed both as a romantic comedy as well as a drama, was released in 2007 by Columbia Pictures. It was filmed on location in Boulder, Colorado in 2005. It was given a PG-13 rating due to sexual content, language and illicit drug use. It was the directorial debut of Susannah Grant who also wrote the movie. The movie grossed roughly fifteen million at the box office, before being released on DVD.

It is the story of a woman who finds out that her seemingly ideal life is not what she thought it to be. The woman, Grey Wheeler, is portrayed by Jennifer Garner of Alias and 13 Going On 30 fame. After her fiance Grady dies auddenly days before their wedding, Grey struggles to rebuild her life on her own.

In an effort to find out more about him and also rebuild her life, Grey moves in with his friends: Dennis, the most responsible of the group played by Sam Jaeger and funny-man Sam played by Kevin Smith. She also starts to forge a relationship with Fritz, played by Timothy Olyphant. Fritz was Grady's childhood best friend and the man that Grey trusted the least.

As Grey begins to learn more about her fiance's many secrets, she begins to doubt her own judgement and also realizes that Fritz was not the man she thought he was. The more she gets to know him, the more she begins to trust him. She finds herself having feelings for Fritz. Together, she and Fritz begin to learn Grady's secrets, one of those being that he had a child with another woman, portrayed by Juliette Lewis, when she shows up unexpectedly with child in tow.

Grey struggles to put the past behind her and move on, putting her bitterness and anger aside. She comes to the realization that she needs to let go before she can move on and that she is ultimately in charge of her own destiny.

Catch and Release is an Comedy, Drama, Romance movie that was released in 2006 and has a run time of 1 hr 51 min. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.0 and a MetaScore of 43.

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| 2006 | 1 hr 51 min | 6.0/10 | 43/100
Jennifer Garner, Timothy Olyphant, Sam Jaeger, Kevin Smith
Susannah Grant
Produced By
Casey Grant, Josh Siegel, Matthew Tolmach, Jenno Topping