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Holly Hunter Holly Hunter
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Delroy Lindo Delroy Lindo
Jackson
Dan Hedaya Dan Hedaya
Gabriel
Cameron Diaz Cameron Diaz
Celine Naville
Ian McNeice Ian McNeice
Mayhew
Ewan McGregor Ewan McGregor
Robert Lewis
Mel Winkler Mel Winkler
Frank Naville
Stanley Tucci Stanley Tucci
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A Life Less Ordinary (1997) Trailer

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Underrated Boyle film!

13 years, 12 months ago at Mar 10 13:45
A Life Less Ordinary is an absolutely brilliant film to watch. It is a very psychological story because of the kidnappings and of the very difficult and complex relationships between the characters. It is a very tense thriller that has a few scenes of action involved especially in the scenes with the cars and the chases.


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A good movie

7 years, 1 month ago at Jan 10 10:31
To be honest, it has been a while since I have seen this movie and I should probably re-watch it at some point. In fact, I actually saw the damned thing in the movie theater when it was released. Anyway, it must be the most obscure movie directed by Danny Boyle. It was also the last one he did with McGregor and since then, they have never worked together again, at least until โ€˜T2 Trainspottingโ€... read more
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Ewan McGregor stars as a cleaning man in L.A. who takes his boss's daughter hostage after being fired and replaced by a robot. Two "angels" who are in charge of human relationships on earth, offer some unsolicited help to bring this unlikely couple together. The "angels" are so successful that the daughter soon turns on her father in order to save her captor.
Release date: 24 October 1997
UPC: 086162123016
Tags: Romance (16), Comedy (14), Drama (11), Crime (9), 1997 (8), Fantasy (7), 1990s (6), Road Trip (5), (4), Kidnapping (3), Angels (2), Action (2), Love Story (2), On The Run (1), Usa (1), SnP (1), Ransom Demand (1), Sort (1), Stockholm Syndrome (1), Saw It In The Cinema (1)
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