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A 2010 RomanticComedy starring AmyAdams.

Uptight [[UsefulNotes/{{Boston}} Bostonian]] Anna (Adams) travels to Ireland hoping to propose to her boyfriend (Adam Scott) because according to Irish tradition a woman can propose to a man on February 29 during a leap year and said boyfriend happens to be attending a convention in UsefulNotes/{{Dublin}}. Unfortunately bad weather forces her plane to divert to Wales and when she tries to reach Ireland by boat she ends up dropped of at Dingle (about as far away from Dublin as you can get while still being in Ireland). She ends up hiring local innkeeper Declan (Matthew Goode) to drive her to Dublin so she can get there by the 29th. HilarityEnsues.

The film has not been greeted with universal acclaim, especially by Irish critics who were left frothing at the mouth at some of the outdated [[{{Oireland}} Oirish]] stereotypes it employed.

If you're looking for the trope about the 29th of February, see LeapDay.
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!! This film contains examples of the following tropes:

* AccidentalPervert: Declan more often than Anna.
* TheAllegedCar: But remember: "It's a classic".
* AltarTheSpeed: Bordering on BureaucraticallyArrangedMarriage (Jeremy [[spoiler:proposed to Anna so that it would be easier to them to get the house they wanted]]).
* BarBrawl
* BelligerentSexualTension
* BerserkButton: "No one's touching the music!!"
* BigFancyCastle
* BumblingDad: Anna's father.
* ButtMonkey: Anna.
* CaliforniaDoubling: That small little Ballygobackwards standing in for Dingle.
* CannotStandThemCannotLiveWithoutThem: Anna is originally less than thrilled about relying on Declan for a ride... That changes.
* CelticMythology: When they visit the castle's ruins, Declan tells Anna the story of [[http://www.maryjones.us/ctexts/f15.html Diarmuid and Grainne]].
* ChickFlick
* CityMouse: Anna.
* ComfortingComforter: When Anna wakes up on the bench, she sees that Declan has given her his coat as a blanket. When she rises, she places it tenderly across his body.
* ControlFreak: Anna has traces of this.
* CrazyCulturalComparison: Between Anna the American and the Irishmen whom she meets.
* CueTheRain
* CuteClumsyGirl: Anna is more than a little klutzy.
* DanceOfRomance: Averted, as at the moment when DanceOfRomance would be expected a group HappyDance is what happens.
* TheDitz: While not totally stupid Anna ''is'' kind of an airhead.
* {{Dublin}}
* FakeIrish: Matthew Goode.
* FightingIrish: Both Declan and his adversaries seem used to this way of solving conflicts.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: "Mrs. O'Bradycallaghan", indeed.
* FourthDateMarriage
* FunnyForeigner: Anna is this to Declan and his friends.
* HappilyMarried: The owners of the B&B and their Italian guests.
* HeadsIWinTailsYouLose: Declan uses this word for word in a coin toss to decide which of the two get the bed whilst sharing a room. It takes Anna a while, but she eventually realizes she's been tricked.
* HollywoodGeography: Anna sets off by boat from Cardiff, aiming for Cork, even though she actually wants to go to Dublin. A storm forces the boat to put in ''Dingle'', which requires you to sail straight past Cork (consult a map of Ireland).
* IrishNames: The films best joke, at least for Irish audiences.
-->''Anna reads the name 'Eoghan' on a bartenders shirt.''
-->'''Anna:''' Hello, um, E..o..g..h..a..n?
-->'''Eoghan:''' ''Owen''.
* KissingUnderTheInfluence: Averted. ''Juuust'' when we think drunk Anna is going to kiss Declan on the beach in the moonlight... she pukes all over his shoes.
* LeapDay
* LostWeddingRing: Lost by Declan to his former fiancée [[spoiler:but recovered in time]].
* LoveConfession: Both Anna and Declan have one at the end.
* {{Oireland}}: Played absurdly straight. Even uses the phrase "Top of the Mornin' to You" unironically. Offensively so.
* MasterOfTheMixedMessage: Declan.
* MoneyDearBoy: Matthew Goode claimed he only did this film for the money and so he could visit his family more often.
* MyLocal: Declan's inn.
* OohMeAccentsSlipping: Some people though Matthew Goode was doing a great ''Welsh'' accent (he's supposedly from Kerry).
* OppositesAttract: Refined (if ditzy), uptight fashionista Anna and slobby, [[{{Dismotivation}} aimless]] Declan.
* RememberedTooLate: Oh, the train.
* RoadMovie
* RomCom
* RomanticFalseLead: Obvious, since Adam Scott is not even on the front cover.
* RunningGag: "Just put 'em in the wash. They'll be grand."
** Also, refering to Anna's suitcase as "Louis."
* SceneryPorn
* ShirtlessScene
* SlapstickKnowsNoGender: Anna.
* SleepCute: ''Twice.'' First when they fall asleep on the bench, Anna's head pillowed on Declan's lap. Then again right after on the bus with her head on his shoulder.
* SmithicalMarriage: Due to the conservatism of the hotel's owners.
* SpeakNowOrForeverHoldYourPeace: When Declan and Anna enter the church just a moment before the wedding, and the priests suspects they might be bringing [[SurpriseIncest bad news]].
* SugarAndIcePersonality: The ladies at the airport whose help Anna seeks are this.
* TallDarkAndHandsome. [[TallDarkAndSnarky And Snarky.]]
* ThereIsOnlyOneBed
* UnresolvedSexualTension
* WeddingDay: two of them.
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