Ghosts of Girlfriends Past is a romantic comedy film whose plot is based loosely on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol.It stars Matthew McConaughey and Jennifer Garner together with Michael Douglas.It features a wedding day and the day before, rather than the familiar Christmas and Christmas Eve from A Christmas Carol. The three ghosts share similar appearances with the original descriptions, and the film shares the traditional plot points from the book.Connor Mead is a famous photographer and confirmed womanizer. He takes a break from his playboy lifestyle to attend his brother's wedding, where he becomes reacquainted with Jenny Perotti, the only girl who ever captured his heart. After Connor delivers a drunken speech at the rehearsal dinner where he says that love isn't real, he's met in the bathroom by the ghost of his uncle Wayne, a Hefner-esque horndog who taught Connor everything he knows about picking up chicks. Uncle Wayne informs Connor that, over the course of the evening, he'll be visited by three ghosts who will lead him through his romantic past, present, and future. Just in case you can't get enough of the romantic comedy movies of Matthew McConaughey, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past is here to remind you that, yes, some films of his are even worse than Failure to Launch, Surfer Dude, and How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days.Although there are some sweetly sentimental moments, they are not nearly enough to redeem what is otherwise a lightweight film.It was simply formulaic,clichéd and predictable from beginning to end.
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