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Love, Guaranteed

Published October 17, 2020

Love, Guaranteed

Film info

  • Title Love, Guaranteed
  • Director Mark Steven Johnson
  • Year 2020
  • Run time 1hr 30m
  • Genres Comedy, Romance
  • Tagline In life, in love, there is no guarantee

Sparks fly when a crusading but cash-strapped attorney takes on a charming client looking to sue a dating site that guarantees its users will find love.

Live blog

TimeComment
0:31Why do courthouses always have so many steps?
6:08Do people really think there’s pumpkin in the lattes?
11:32“Hot, gross client.”
12:42She fixed a typo in her employee’s resume. Adorbz.
16:32I like that he’s named his dates like Friends episodes.
22:00Three dates and she’s exhausted. I would be too.
25:13“Anything that seems too good to be true on the internet is a lie.”
31:00Fugitive references! Glad we’ve seen that movie already.
36:56Weird wall-based water feature is confusing me.
40:14Mmm, how much do you want to shout “no deal” at someone.
42:15“Your car is possessed by Tiffany.”
43:33Jerome the guardian angel.
45:47Legal montage is not as good as training montage.
52:09“The Vicious Circles!”
56:18“Are you lawyering a four-year old?”
1:07:16Ah, all those steps are for the reporters.
1:13:07Susan has an excellent selection of coats.
1:21:16Won’t somebody think of the children!
1:22:26“It’s not a risk to fall in love, it’s a risk not to.”

Thoughts

This was a spur-of-the-moment choice - pick something random off Netflix and see how it unfolds. It was good actually, a slightly crazy idea but at least a relatively original one. The two leads were good and they had great chemistry together, and there were moments that really made me laugh - the Tiffany song in the car was brilliant.

I wouldn’t say it was anything to write home about, this movie, but it was an entertaining 90 minutes.

Rating: 3 / 5

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