It revolves around an upper-middle class family whose seemingly perfect existence is threatened when their teenage daughter begins dating an attractive and mysterious young man, much to her father's chagrin. It has since become a cult film, while at the same time launching teen idol status for its two young leads, who were romantically linked at the time of the film's premiere.The film was largely derided by critics upon its release, but became a sleeper hit in the spring of 1996, grossing million at the U. The film is considered by some - including its own producer, Brian Grazer - a loose recollection of Fatal Attraction..in which Wahlberg and Witherspoon have the Glenn Close and Michael Douglas roles, respectively, while Petersen is in Anne Archer's.As we age, many of us start worrying what living alone will be like. Those of us who sought a single life and chose not to remarry after a divorce or spouse’s death might find ourselves rethinking our priorities.
Quite the contrary – it has resulted in more of a need for connection then ever before.“People who live alone do get lonely,” Klinenberg says, “but so do people in marriages.” Younger people have made living alone a choice; in the under-65 demographic, 15 million live alone and many are actively choosing single lives, at the same time proving that the old equation between living alone and being unhappy no longer holds true.Younger singles are just as happy and healthy as younger people in committed relationships.At a rave with best friend Margo Masse (Alyssa Milano), Nicole meets David Mc Call (Mark Wahlberg).She is swept off her feet by his sweet, polite nature.Ask anyone who’s been in an unhappy, non-communicative marriage.