R | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.
When casting the part of Sarah, Richard Curtis auditioned a great many British girls, but kept saying, "I want someone like Laura Linney..." The Casting Director eventually snapped and said, "Oh, for fuck's sake, get Laura Linney then." She then auditioned and got the part.
Whenever I get gloomy with the state of the world, I think about the arrivals gate at Heathrow Airport. General opinion's starting to make out that we live in a world of hatred and greed, but I don't see that. It seems to me that love is everywhere....
When Harry is on the phone with Mia, a man with a red scarf walks by twice.
The list of the cast in the opening credits are arranged alphabetically according to their first name.
Asian releases (except for Japan and The Philippines) of the film remove the John and Judy subplot.
English, Portuguese, French
$6,886,080 (USA) (7 November 2003)