How Do You Know

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"How do you know it's love?"
  • PG-13
  • 2010
  • 2 hr 1 min
  • 5.4  (54,326)
  • 46

How Do You Know is a romantic comedy movie from 2010 starring Reese Witherspoon, Paul Rudd, and Owen Wilson. The movie is directed by James L. Brooks, who is known for romantic movies such as As Good as It Gets and Terms of Endearment. The movie tells the story of Lisa Jorgenson (Reese Witherspoon), a professional softball player, who gets cut from her team after turning 30. She is in a relationship with Matty (Owen Wilson), a baseball player, who is not interested in a serious commitment. At the same time, she meets George (Paul Rudd), a businessman, who is facing a dilemma in his personal and professional life.

Lisa struggles to move on from her sport, while George tries to prove himself to his father and gain a share in his company. They both meet at a dinner party arranged by their mutual friend, and their lives take a turn from there. Lisa and George start to spend more time together and find strength and encouragement in each other.

The story showcases how love and support can help an individual to overcome difficult times. Lisa finds solace and comfort with George, who is also dealing with his own problems. They go out on a series of dates, including an awkward date to a corporate gala.

Meanwhile, Matty realizes that Lisa is the one for him and tries to win her back, which puts Lisa in a difficult position. She is torn between Matty, who she has been with for a while, and George, who has become an important part of her life. The movie explores the complexities of relationships and how even the strongest bonds can be tested.

What makes the movie stand out is the outstanding cast. Reese Witherspoon is charming as Lisa and portrays her character with grace and nuance. Paul Rudd is equally charming as George, and Owen Wilson brings his signature humor to the character of Matty.

The movie also highlights the importance of communication in relationships. The characters struggle to express their feelings and thoughts to each other, which leads to misunderstandings and challenges. However, through open communication and honesty, they are able to overcome their issues and find solutions that work for all of them.

The movie has a great soundtrack, including classic songs from artists such as Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole. The cinematography is also impressive, capturing the beauty of Washington D.C., where the movie is set.

Overall, How Do You Know is a heartwarming romantic comedy that explores the complexities of modern-day relationships. It has a great cast, a compelling storyline, and excellent direction. The movie will make you laugh, cry, and reflect on the power of love and support in our lives.

How Do You Know is a 2010 comedy with a runtime of 2 hours and 1 minute. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4 and a MetaScore of 46.

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