When their new guardians forbid 16-year old Andi (Roberts) and her younger brother, Bruce (Austin) to have a pet, Andi has to use her quick wit to help find a new home for their dog, Friday. The resourceful kids stumble upon an abandoned hotel and using Bruce’s talents as a mechanical genius, transform it into a magical dog-paradise for Friday – and eventually for all Friday’s friends.
Emma Lloyd (Uma Thurman) has made a career out of her sensible, mature and responsible approach to relationships. She has a hit radio talk show, an impending book deal, and a loving relationship with her fiancé, Richard (Colin Firth). Then Emma finds out that she is already married to a man she's never met before, a result of a misguided prank. With her wedding just around the corner, Emma must find the mystery man and obtain an annulment. Emma's searching leads her to Patrick (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), a charming and handsome neighborhood fireman.