A critical darling and a cult hit, it launched the careers of Doug Liman, John Favreau and Vince Vaughn.
It helped usher in a new trend in screenwriting and was directly responsible for the Swing revival of the late 90s.
Every night he checks his answering machine in the hopes that she’ll have called him.
He’s desperately searching for some way to win her back, but it’s Rob who provides the ultimate truth about the situation: anything he does while he’s in this state is just going to reaffirm that breaking up with him is insecure about his lack of success in Los Angeles.
Mike’s pain is real and heartfelt and his screw-ups with women as he tries to get over his ex are painfully familiar. (ahem) The movie plays with viewers expectations on several occasions.