Anne Hathaway Shines in Romantic Comedy'The Idea of You'on Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime Video's romantic comedy film "The Idea of You" starring Anne Hathaway and Nicholas Galitzine was watched for 714.2 million minutes in its first week. The movie's success demonstrates the enduring appeal of the romantic comedy genre and Anne Hathaway's star power.

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Anne Hathaway Shines in Romantic Comedy'The Idea of You'on Amazon Prime

Anne Hathaway Shines in Romantic Comedy'The Idea of You'on Amazon Prime

The romantic comedy film "The Idea of You", starring Anne Hathaway and Nicholas Galitzine, has taken Amazon Prime Video by storm. The movie, which premiered on the streaming platform on May 2, 2024, was watched for an impressive 714.2 million minutes between May 3 and May 9, its first full week of availability. This translates to approximately 6.2 million views when divided by the film's runtime.

Directed by Michael Showalter, known for his expertise in the romantic comedy genre, "The Idea of You" follows the story of Solène Marchand (Hathaway), a 40-year-old divorced art gallery owner who unexpectedly falls for Hayes Campbell (Galitzine), the 24-year-old lead singer of the popular boy band August Moon. The film chronicles their blossoming romance, which begins when they meet at an arts festival where Hayes dedicates a song to Solène.

As Solène and Hayes embark on a whirlwind romance, traveling together on August Moon's European tour, Solène grapples with the challenges of their age difference and the intense public scrutiny that comes with dating a famous musician. The film explores the complexities of their relationship and thepersonal growthboth characters experience along the way.

"The Idea of You" is based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Robinne Lee, who also serves as one of the film's producers. The movie's setting, a luxurious Airbnb rental in Los Angeles, plays a significant role in the story's charm and is available for fans to rent starting at around $400 per night. The stunning open-floor plan accommodates up to six people and features a primary suite with a jacuzzi tub, two bedrooms with private bathrooms, a fully renovated kitchen, and a beautiful backyard.

The chemistry between Hathaway and Galitzine has been praised by critics and fans alike. Galitzine commented on their instant connection, saying,"We had an instant understanding of who these characters were and who they were to each other. "The film also features an original soundtrack, with an album of 11 tracks performed by the fictional band August Moon, released digitally on the same day as the movie.

"The Idea of You" outperformed other notable releases on streaming platforms during the same period, including Jerry Seinfeld's "Unfrosted" on Netflix, which had 684.4 million minutes watched and 7.4 million views in its first full week. The film's success on Amazon Prime Video demonstrates the enduring appeal of the romantic comedy genre and the star power of Anne Hathaway.