Just Write

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"A comedy about falling in love... the write way"
  • PG-13
  • 1998
  • 6.1  (1,065)

Just Write is a romantic comedy film from 1997 which stars Sherilyn Fenn, Jeremy Piven, and JoBeth Williams. It is a light-hearted and entertaining movie that tells the story of a struggling actor and his unlikely rise to fame. The film follows the journey of Harold McMurphy (played by Jeremy Piven), an aspiring Hollywood screenwriter who is struggling to get his big break. Despite his best efforts, he is unable to find success and is forced to work at a movie theater to make ends meet.

However, fate intervenes when Harold meets Amanda Clark (played by Sherilyn Fenn), a wealthy and famous Hollywood actress. Amanda is in the middle of a messy divorce and is looking for a way to escape the constant media attention. She hires Harold to write a screenplay for her, so that she can take a break from her public life.

As Harold begins to write Amanda's screenplay, he finds himself falling in love with her. Although Amanda initially puts up a wall between them, she eventually begins to reciprocate Harold's feelings.

Meanwhile, Harold's screenplay becomes a hit in Hollywood, and he is suddenly thrust into the limelight. However, he begins to realize that he doesn't want fame and success without Amanda by his side.

The movie is filled with hilarious moments and romantic encounters, as Harold and Amanda navigate their way through the ups and downs of fame and love. The chemistry between Piven and Fenn is electric, and is one of the highlights of the film.

Aside from the leads, JoBeth Williams delivers a standout performance as Harold's supportive mother. She is a constant source of encouragement for her son, and her unwavering support plays a crucial role in Harold's eventual success.

The film is also notable for its many nods to classic Hollywood films. There are several references and homages to films like Sunset Boulevard and Casablanca, which add to the movie's overall charm.

Overall, Just Write is an enjoyable romantic comedy that showcases the talent of its lead actors. It is a heartwarming story about chasing your dreams and finding love in unexpected places. With its memorable characters and clever dialogue, it is a must-watch for fans of the genre.

Just Write is a 1998 romance movie. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1.

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