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Uptight UsefulNotes/{{Boston}}ian Anna (Adams) travels to UsefulNotes/{{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 UsefulNotes/{{Wales}} and when she tries to reach Ireland by boat she ends up dropped off 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.

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Uptight UsefulNotes/{{Boston}}ian Anna (Adams) travels to UsefulNotes/{{Ireland}} hoping to propose to her boyfriend (''Adam Scott'') (Creator/AdamScott) 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 UsefulNotes/{{Wales}} and when she tries to reach Ireland by boat she ends up dropped off 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'') (Creator/MatthewGoode) to drive her to Dublin so she can get there by the 29th. HilarityEnsues.

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* TrailersAlwaysSpoil: Hoo, boy. Essentially every single plot point up to and including Jeremy proposing to Anna when she finally arrives in Dublin. Creator/MarkKermode claimed that only the last 12 minutes had been left unspoiled.


* AccidentalPervert: Declan more often than Anna.
* TheAllegedCar: But remember: "It's a classic."

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%% * AccidentalPervert: Declan more often than Anna.
%% * TheAllegedCar: But remember: "It's a classic."



* ArtisticLicenseGeography: Anna takes a boat from Wales to Cork, but is forced ashore at Dingle, which is ''further away'' than Cork. Also, Cork would be a much better choice during a storm due to it being one of the world's largest sheltered harbours.

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* ArtisticLicenseGeography: ArtisticLicenseGeography:
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Anna takes a boat from Wales to Cork, but is forced ashore at Dingle, which is ''further away'' than Cork. Also, Cork would be a much better choice during a storm due to it being one of the world's largest sheltered harbours.



* BarBrawl: Declan instigates one to get Anna's suitcase back.
* BelligerentSexualTension: To such an extreme between Anna and Declan that it makes no sense how suddenly they get together later in the plot.
* BerserkButton: "No one's touching the music!!"
* BigFancyCastle: Well, it's in ruins. But still...

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%% * BarBrawl: Declan instigates one to get Anna's suitcase back.
%% * BelligerentSexualTension: To such an extreme between Anna and Declan that it makes no sense how suddenly they get together later in the plot.
%% * BerserkButton: "No one's touching the music!!"
%% * BigFancyCastle: Well, it's in ruins. But still...



* BumblingDad: Anna's father.
* ButtMonkey: Poor Anna.
* CantLiveWithThemCantLiveWithoutThem: Anna is originally less than thrilled about relying on Declan for a ride... That changes.

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%% * BumblingDad: Anna's father.
%% * ButtMonkey: Poor Anna.
%% * CantLiveWithThemCantLiveWithoutThem: Anna is originally less than thrilled about relying on Declan for a ride... That changes.



* ChickFlick

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%% * ChickFlick



* CityMouse: Anna.

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%% * CityMouse: Anna.



* ControlFreak: Anna has traces of this. {{Lampshaded|Trope}} by Declan when she gets a bit ''too'' perfectionist about the measurements in a cookbook.
* CrazyCulturalComparison: Between Anna the American and the Irishmen whom she meets.
* CueTheRain
* CuteClumsyGirl: Anna is more than a little klutzy.

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%% * ControlFreak: Anna has traces of this. {{Lampshaded|Trope}} by Declan when she gets a bit ''too'' perfectionist about the measurements in a cookbook.
%% * 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.

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%% * DanceOfRomance: Averted, as at the moment when DanceOfRomance would be expected a group HappyDance is what happens.



* UsefulNotes/{{Dublin}}.
* EpicFail: Anna's attempt to plug her phone charger into the hard to reach outlet results in the room falling apart... And then the inn itself starting to fall apart... And then a blackout of the entire town. Declan ends up charging her for the vandalism.

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* UsefulNotes/{{Dublin}}.
* EpicFail:
EpicFail:
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Anna's attempt to plug her phone charger into the hard to reach outlet results in the room falling apart... And then the inn itself starting to fall apart... And then a blackout of the entire town. Declan ends up charging her for the vandalism.



* EveryoneCanSeeIt: {{Invoked|Trope}} almost word-for-word by the B&B owners, about Declan and Anna.
* {{Expy}}: Declan is a laid-back, down to earth ChivalrousPervert with seemingly no regard for etiquette. Anna is a classy and sophisticated young lady with a prominent ditzy side. Cue the BelligerentSexualTension. [[Series/{{Cheers}} Sam and Diane, anyone?]]
* FightingIrish: Both Declan and his adversaries seem used to this way of solving conflicts.
* FlatWhat: Declan's reaction when Anna specifies that her suitcase is a Luis Vuitton.
* ForegoneConclusion: Once Anna and Declan meet and start clashing and bantering, one guess as to how everything ends up. [[SarcasmMode You almost get the idea]] that the appeal's more about the characters and setting than anything else...
* {{Foreshadowing}}: "Mrs. O'Bradycallaghan," indeed.
* FourthDateMarriage

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%% * EveryoneCanSeeIt: {{Invoked|Trope}} almost word-for-word by the B&B owners, about Declan and Anna.
* {{Expy}}: Declan is a laid-back, down to earth ChivalrousPervert with seemingly no regard for etiquette. Anna is a classy and sophisticated young lady with a prominent ditzy side. Cue the BelligerentSexualTension. [[Series/{{Cheers}} Sam and Diane, anyone?]]
%% * FightingIrish: Both Declan and his adversaries seem used to this way of solving conflicts.
%% * FlatWhat: Declan's reaction when Anna specifies that her suitcase is a Luis Vuitton.
* ForegoneConclusion: Once Anna and Declan meet and start clashing and bantering, one guess as to how everything ends up. [[SarcasmMode You almost get the idea]] that the appeal's more about the characters and setting than anything else...\n
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* {{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.

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%% * FunnyForeigner: Anna is this to Declan and his friends.
%% * HappilyMarried: The owners of the B&B and their Italian guests.



* LeapDay: TheMovie.
* LostWeddingRing: Lost by Declan to his former fiancée [[spoiler: but recovered in time.]]
* LoveConfession: Both Anna and Declan have one at the end.

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%% * LeapDay: TheMovie.
%% * LostWeddingRing: Lost by Declan to his former fiancée [[spoiler: but recovered in time.]]
%% * LoveConfession: Both Anna and Declan have one at the end.



* MasterOfTheMixedMessage: Declan.

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%% * MasterOfTheMixedMessage: Declan.



* MyLocal: Declan's inn.

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%% * MyLocal: Declan's inn.



* RememberedTooLate: Oh, the train.
* RoadTripPlot
* RomCom: And a pretty darn {{Troperiffic}} ClicheStorm of one, with everything played so straight that anyone even ''remotely'' GenreSavvy can pretty much predict how everything's going to resolve.
* RomanticFalseLead: Obvious, since Adam Scott is not even on the front cover.
* RunningGag: "Just put 'em in the wash. They'll be grand."
** Also, referring to Anna's suitcase as "Louis."
** ThoseTwoGuys and their bickering over luck.

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%% * RememberedTooLate: Oh, the train.
%% * RoadTripPlot
%% * RomCom: And a pretty darn {{Troperiffic}} ClicheStorm of one, with everything played so straight that anyone even ''remotely'' GenreSavvy can pretty much predict how everything's going to resolve.
Played very straight.
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* RomanticFalseLead: Obvious, since Adam Scott is not even on the front cover.
%% * RunningGag: RunningGag:
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"Just put 'em in the wash. They'll be grand."
%% ** Also, referring to Anna's suitcase as "Louis."
%% ** ThoseTwoGuys and their bickering over luck.



* SceneryPorn
* SecondLove: [[spoiler: Anna and Declan, for each other.]]
* SecretTestOfCharacter: Courtesy of a fire alarm.

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%% * SceneryPorn
%% * SecondLove: [[spoiler: Anna and Declan, for each other.]]
%% * SecretTestOfCharacter: Courtesy of a fire alarm.



* SmithicalMarriage: Due to the conservatism of the hotel's owners.

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%% * SmithicalMarriage: Due to the conservatism of the hotel's owners.



* SugarAndIcePersonality: The ladies at the airport whose help Anna seeks are this.
* TallDarkAndHandsome: [[TallDarkAndSnarky And Snarky.]]
* ThereIsOnlyOneBed: And our two travelers are GenreSavvy enough to respond with a big DisapprovingLook.

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%% * SugarAndIcePersonality: The ladies at the airport whose help Anna seeks are this.
%% * TallDarkAndHandsome: [[TallDarkAndSnarky And Snarky.]]
%% * ThereIsOnlyOneBed: And our two travelers are GenreSavvy enough to respond with a big DisapprovingLook.



* UnresolvedSexualTension
* WeddingDay: Two of them.

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%% * UnresolvedSexualTension
%% * WeddingDay: Two of them.


* NextSundayAD: The fact that it's a leap year and February 28 is a Sunday means the film, released in 2010, is set in 2016.

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* NextSundayAD: The fact that it's a leap year and February 28 is a Sunday means the film, released in 2010, 2010 (and seemingly based on Irish stereotypes from the 1970s) is set in 2016.



* {{Oireland}}: Played absurdly straight. Even uses the phrase "Top of the Mornin' to You" unironically. Offensively so.

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* {{Oireland}}: Played absurdly straight. Offensively so. Even uses the phrase "Top of the Mornin' to You" unironically. Offensively so.



* RomanticFalseLead: Obvious, since ''Adam Scott'' is not even on the front cover.

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* RomanticFalseLead: Obvious, since ''Adam Scott'' Adam Scott is not even on the front cover.


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* {{Ruritania}}: Every part of Ireland outside of Dublin, despite ostensibly being set in the present day. While some of the less extreme stereotypes [[TruthInTelevision might still be found]] in remote villages, rest assured that in the 2010s it is in fact possible to ''plug in your mobile phone'' uneventfully in the thriving tourist town of Dingle.


* IrishNames: The film's 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.''


* CannotStandThemCannotLiveWithoutThem: Anna is originally less than thrilled about relying on Declan for a ride... That changes.
* Myth/CelticMythology: When they visit the castle's ruins, Declan tells Anna the story of [[http://www.maryjones.us/ctexts/f15.html Diarmuid and Grainne.]]

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* CannotStandThemCannotLiveWithoutThem: CantLiveWithThemCantLiveWithoutThem: Anna is originally less than thrilled about relying on Declan for a ride... That changes.
* Myth/CelticMythology: When they visit the castle's ruins, Declan tells Anna the story of [[http://www.maryjones.us/ctexts/f15.html Diarmuid and Grainne.]]Grainne]].



* LoveEpiphany: Both played straight and {{Inverted|Trope}}. Anna's romantic conflict is resolved by [[spoiler: her SecretTestOfCharacter for Jeremy. She discovers he truly ''doesn't'' value her above everything else... And that her heart truly belongs to Declan.]]

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* LoveEpiphany: Both played straight and {{Inverted|Trope}}. Anna's romantic conflict is resolved by [[spoiler: her SecretTestOfCharacter for Jeremy. She discovers he truly ''doesn't'' value her above everything else... And that her heart truly belongs to Declan.]]Declan]].



* NextSundayAD: The fact that it's a leap year and Feburary 28 is a Sunday means the film, released in 2010, is set in 2016.

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* NextSundayAD: The fact that it's a leap year and Feburary February 28 is a Sunday means the film, released in 2010, is set in 2016.



* 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.]]

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* 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.]]news]].



* TallDarkAndHandsome [[TallDarkAndSnarky and Snarky.]]

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* TallDarkAndHandsome TallDarkAndHandsome: [[TallDarkAndSnarky and And Snarky.]]


If you're looking for the trope about the 29th of February, see LeapDay.

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For the unrelated 1921 film, see [[Film/LeapYear1921 here]]. If you're looking for the trope about the 29th of February, see LeapDay.


* BarBrawl
* BelligerentSexualTension

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** Dingle is actually a thriving modern tourist hub, not the rural backwater of the film.
** It would only take an afternoon to drive the four hours to Dublin from Dingle. Less if Declan just dropped her off at the closeby Kerry airport now that the weather is better - it's only a one hour flight!
** Several of the landmarks in the film depicted as very close together are actually extremely far apart in reality. In one hilarious example near the end of the film, Anna apparently walks from Dingle to Dún Aonghasa in minutes... an archaeological site that is 100km away and ''on an island.''
* BarBrawl
BarBrawl: Declan instigates one to get Anna's suitcase back.
* BelligerentSexualTensionBelligerentSexualTension: To such an extreme between Anna and Declan that it makes no sense how suddenly they get together later in the plot.


* CaliforniaDoubling: That small little Ballygobackwards standing in for Dingle.


* {{Badass}}: Declan takes bloody good care of those punks who stole Anna's stuff. [[WomenPreferStrongMen Much to Anna's admiration.]]


* NextSundayAD: The fact that it's a leap year and Feburary 28 is a Sunday means the film, released in 2010, is set in 2016.



* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: The fact that it's a leap year and Feburary 28 is a Sunday means the film, released in 2010, is set in 2016.

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* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: The fact that it's a leap year and Feburary 28 is a Sunday means the film, released in 2010, is set in 2016.


* ShirtlessScene: Declan in the bathroom, with the door open. Anna's so (smilingly) distracted by it she (literally) bumps into a door.

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* ShirtlessScene: Declan in the bathroom, with the door open. Anna's so (smilingly) distracted by it DistractedByTheSexy that she (literally) bumps into a door.


* [[ReluctantFanserviceGirl Reluctant Fanservice Guy]]: Declan shamelessly walking in on poor Anna while she's changing. Repeatedly.

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* [[ReluctantFanserviceGirl Reluctant Fanservice Guy]]: ReluctantFanserviceGirl: Declan shamelessly walking in on poor Anna while she's changing. Repeatedly.

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