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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Anne Hathaway
Jake Gyllenhaal
Judy Greer
Josh Gad
Gabriel Macht
Hank Azaria
Directors
Edward Zwick
Screenwriters
Charles Randolph
Edward Zwick
Running Time
112 minutes

Love And Other Drugs
Jake Gyllenhaal gives it the hard sell


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Love And Other Drugs

Plot
Jamie (Gyllenhaal) has two great skills: selling and shagging. The former he parlays into a successful career as a drug rep; the latter he tries to use on Maggie (Hathaway), a waitress with Parkinson’s disease. But the serial Lothario finds himself drawn in by a woman even less interested in commitment than he.


Verdict
Well above the standards of your average romantic comedy, it’s funny, sexy and smart. It’s just not smart enough to stick to its guns to the end.


Reviewed by Olly Richards

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