A Life Less Ordinary

A Life Less Ordinary (1997)

A comedy for anyone who's ever been in danger...of falling in love.

  • Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
  • Release Date: 1997-10-24
  • User Rating: 6.2/10 from 245 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 43min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Aaargh! Animation
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
  • Director:
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A couple of angels, O'Reilly and Jackson, are sent to Earth to make sure that their next supervised love-connection succeeds. They follow Celine, a spoiled rich girl who has just accidentally shot a suitor and, due to a misunderstanding, is kidnapped by janitor Robert. Although Celine quickly frees herself, she stays with Robert for thrills. O'Reilly and Jackson pursue, hoping to unite the prospective lovers.

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  • Ewan McGregor

    as Robert Lewis
  • Cameron Diaz

    as Celine Naville
  • Holly Hunter

    as O'Reilly
  • Delroy Lindo

    as Jackson
  • Dan Hedaya

    as Gabriel
  • Stanley Tucci

    as Elliot Zweikel
  • Ian McNeice

    as Mayhew
  • Tony Shalhoub

    as Al
  • Christopher Gorham

    as Walt
  • Ian Holm

    as Mr. Naville
  • Maury Chaykin

    as Tod Johnson
  • Anne Cullimore Decker

    as Violet Eldred Gesteten
  • K. K. Dodds

    as Lily
  • Timothy Olyphant

    as Hiker
  • Dane Stevens

    as Attendant
Camera Brian Tufano Director of Photography
Directing Danny Boyle Director
Sound Danny Boyle Original Music Composer
Production Andrew Macdonald Producer
Production Donna Isaacson Casting
Sound David Arnold Original Music Composer
Writing John Hodge Screenplay
Editing Masahiro Hirakubo Editor
Art Kave Quinn Production Design