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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12
Cast
Meg Ryan
Hugh Jackman
Liev Schreiber
Breckin Meyer
Natasha Lyonne
Directors
James Mangold
Screenwriters
James Mangold
Steven Rogers
Running Time
118 minutes

Kate And Leopold
Meg Ryan Rom-com about a 19th Century Duke who is transported to 21st Century Manhattan.


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Plot
Leopold, the third Duke of Albany (Jackman), is transported from 19th to 21st century Manhattan when he gives chase to mysterious scientist Stuart (Schreiber). There he meets and falls for Stuart's ex, career gal Kate (Ryan). But will he return to his own time?


Verdict
Despite a promising premise, Jackman's Golden Globe-nominated performance remains the only tangible reason to see this movie. A nonsensical plot, a too-predictably cast Ryan, and an underused supporting cast result in a movie that quickly tips the scales.


Reviewed by Emma Cochrane

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