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* {{Adorkable}}: Sam is confused by even the simplest of things and uses the wrong names for items constantly. He's just so charming and sweet when he does.
-->Sam: I brought you roses.
-->Ruby: Those are carnations, Sam!

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\n* {{Adorkable}}: Sam is confused by even the simplest of things and uses the wrong names for items constantly. He's just so charming and sweet when he does. \n-->Sam: I brought you roses.\n-->Ruby: Those are carnations, Sam!!! Tropes


* CassandraTruth: Sam tells an actor what the future is like; it's taken as improv.

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* CassandraTruth: Sam tells an actor Anthony Michael Hall what the future is like; it's taken as improv.

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This is a movie that deconstructs the classic BoyMeetsGirl trope brilliantly. Ruby's a codependent who always dates men that she needs to fix. Sam is a man with many odd quirks, not least of which includes his story that he traveled back in time to find her. Ruby, caught up in coincidences and her feelings for him, struggles to balance her own needs as well as deciding whether or not to believe him.


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A 2000 romantic comedy/fantasy film directed by Brad Anderson, starring Creator/MarisaTomei and Creator/VincentDOnofrio.

This is a movie that deconstructs the classic BoyMeetsGirl trope brilliantly. Ruby's Ruby (Tomei) is a codependent who always dates men that she needs to fix. Sam (D'Onofrio) is a man with many odd quirks, not least of which includes his story that he traveled back in time to find her. Ruby, caught up in coincidences and her feelings for him, struggles to balance her own needs as well as deciding whether or not to believe him.

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* BewaretheCuteOnes: Sam is terrified of tiny dogs.


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* KillerRabbit: Sam is terrified of tiny dogs.


* Adorkable: Sam is confused by even the simplest of things and uses the wrong names for items constantly. He's just so charming and sweet when he does.

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* Adorkable: {{Adorkable}}: Sam is confused by even the simplest of things and uses the wrong names for items constantly. He's just so charming and sweet when he does.


* Adorkable: Sam.

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* Adorkable: Sam. Sam is confused by even the simplest of things and uses the wrong names for items constantly. He's just so charming and sweet when he does.



* DownerBeginning: The first words of the movie are "Murder? Oh Sam, murder?"

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* DownerBeginning: The first words of the movie are "Murder? Oh Sam, murder?"Ruby tearfully asking Sam about a possible murder.



* ICanExplain: Sam to Ruby when she finds out what he's been sketching.

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* ICanExplain: Sam to Ruby when she finds out what he's been sketching.sketching throughout the movie.


Adorkable: Sam.

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* Adorkable: Sam.



BewaretheCuteOnes: Sam is terrified of tiny dogs.
CassandraTruth: Sam tells an actor what the future is like; it's taken as improv.
DownerBeginning: The first words of the movie are "Murder? Oh Sam, murder?"
EmbarrassingCoverUp: Sam claims his unhappy childhood is a cover story. Why is it unhappy? Because he couldn't afford a happy one.
HowWeGotHere: The first act of the story is framed as Ruby's talk with her therapist./p
ICanExplain: Sam to Ruby when she finds out what he's been sketching./p

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* BewaretheCuteOnes: Sam is terrified of tiny dogs.
* CassandraTruth: Sam tells an actor what the future is like; it's taken as improv.
* DownerBeginning: The first words of the movie are "Murder? Oh Sam, murder?"
* EmbarrassingCoverUp: Sam claims his unhappy childhood is a cover story. Why is it unhappy? Because he couldn't afford a happy one.
* HowWeGotHere: The first act of the story is framed as Ruby's talk with her therapist./p
therapist.
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ICanExplain: Sam to Ruby when she finds out what he's been sketching./p sketching.
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CassandraTruth: Sam tells an actor what the future is like; it's taken as improv./p
DownerBeginning: The first words of the movie are "Murder? Oh Sam, murder?"/p
EmbarrassingCoverUp: Sam claims his unhappy childhood is a cover story. Why is it unhappy? Because he couldn't afford a happy one./p

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CassandraTruth: Sam tells an actor what the future is like; it's taken as improv./p
improv.
DownerBeginning: The first words of the movie are "Murder? Oh Sam, murder?"/p
murder?"
EmbarrassingCoverUp: Sam claims his unhappy childhood is a cover story. Why is it unhappy? Because he couldn't afford a happy one./p


CassandraTruth: Sam tells an actor what the future is like; it's taken as improv.
DownerBeginning: The first words of the movie are "Murder? Oh Sam, murder?"
EmbarrassingCoverUp: Sam claims his unhappy childhood is a cover story. Why is it unhappy? Because he couldn't afford a happy one.
HowWeGotHere: The first act of the story is framed as Ruby's talk with her therapist.
ICanExplain: Sam to Ruby when she finds out what he's been sketching.

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CassandraTruth: Sam tells an actor what the future is like; it's taken as improv.
improv./p
DownerBeginning: The first words of the movie are "Murder? Oh Sam, murder?"
murder?"/p
EmbarrassingCoverUp: Sam claims his unhappy childhood is a cover story. Why is it unhappy? Because he couldn't afford a happy one.
one./p
HowWeGotHere: The first act of the story is framed as Ruby's talk with her therapist. \n/p
ICanExplain: Sam to Ruby when she finds out what he's been sketching. /p


This is a movie that deconstructs the classic "Boy Meets Girl" trope brilliantly. Ruby's a codependent who always dates men that she needs to fix. Sam is a man with many odd quirks, not least of which includes his story that he traveled back in time to find her. Ruby, caught up in coincidences and her feelings for him, struggles to balance her own needs as well as deciding whether or not to believe him.

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This is a movie that deconstructs the classic "Boy Meets Girl" BoyMeetsGirl trope brilliantly. Ruby's a codependent who always dates men that she needs to fix. Sam is a man with many odd quirks, not least of which includes his story that he traveled back in time to find her. Ruby, caught up in coincidences and her feelings for him, struggles to balance her own needs as well as deciding whether or not to believe him.him.


Adorkable: Sam.
-->Sam: I brought you roses.
-->Ruby: Those are carnations, Sam!
BewaretheCuteOnes: Sam is terrified of tiny dogs.
CassandraTruth: Sam tells an actor what the future is like; it's taken as improv.
DownerBeginning: The first words of the movie are "Murder? Oh Sam, murder?"
EmbarrassingCoverUp: Sam claims his unhappy childhood is a cover story. Why is it unhappy? Because he couldn't afford a happy one.
HowWeGotHere: The first act of the story is framed as Ruby's talk with her therapist.
ICanExplain: Sam to Ruby when she finds out what he's been sketching.

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