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The Object of My Affection (1998)

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A pregnant New York City social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend.

Director:

Nicholas Hytner

Writers:

Stephen McCauley (novel), Wendy Wasserstein (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Rudd ... George Hanson
Kali Rocha ... Melissa Marx
Jennifer Aniston ... Nina Borowski
Lena Cardwell ... Girl at Community Center
Natalie B. Kikkenborg Natalie B. Kikkenborg ... Girl at Community Center
Lauren Pratt Lauren Pratt ... Sally Miller
Hayden Panettiere ... Mermaid
Lauren Chen Lauren Chen ... Violin Player
Liam Aiken ... Nathan
Alan Alda ... Sidney Miller
Allison Janney ... Constance Miller
Tim Daly ... Dr. Robert Joley
Janet Zarish ... Dinner Guest
Ellen Tobie Ellen Tobie ... Dinner Guest
Virl Andrick Virl Andrick ... Dinner Guest
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Storyline

George and Nina seem like the perfect couple. They share a cozy Brooklyn apartment, a taste for tuna casserole dinners, and a devotion to ballroom dancing. They love each other. There's only one hitch: George is gay. And when Nina announces she's pregnant, things get especially complicated. Vince - Nina's overbearing boyfriend and the baby's father-wants marriage. Nina wants independence. George will do anything for a little unqualified affection, but is he ready to become an unwed surrogate dad? Written by Michael Kuroiwa <Afixiation@mail.earthlink.net>

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A love story that could only happen between best friends. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Winona Ryder turned down the role of Nina. See more »

Goofs

When George and Nina are kissing on the bed, Nina unbuttons his shirt, then when he answers the phone his shirt is fastened again. He then gets up and walks away, shirt open. See more »

Quotes

Nina: Freud didn't know DICK about women.
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Connections

Featured in Stella Shorts 1998-2002 (2002) See more »

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Berceuse
Written by Cesar Cui
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Two Great Leads Here!
28 October 2001 | by famousgir1See all my reviews

The Object Of My Affection is an okay movie, nothing that brilliant though. I have to say Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston both did give great performances. They work well together and have great chemistry. Well, this isn't the best of comedys out there, but like I said to the leads are great. All in all, not too bad.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 April 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,725,855, 19 April 1998

Gross USA:

$29,187,243

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$46,905,889
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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