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Certificate 12A
Cast
Matthew McConaughey
Jennifer Garner
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Running Time
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The Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
More turkey than Christmas Carol


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Plot
Connor Mead is an absolute cad who doesn’t just two-time ladies; he four-times them. But when he goes to a weekend retreat for a family wedding, he runs into Jenny – the one that got away, and now the one who wants to cut off his unmentionables. A sleazy dead Uncle tells him that three ghosts will visit him, in an attempt to change the error of his ways. Cue the Ghost of Girlfriends Past, who shows him what life was like in a simpler, happier time when he and Jenny were in love.


Verdict
Some winsome moments, but this redemption tale is largely irredeemable.


Reviewed by Anna Smith

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