William Thacker is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott appears in his shop. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a full-blown affair. As the average bloke and glamorous movie star draw closer and closer together, they struggle to reconcile their radically different lifestyles in the name of love.
- Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
- Studio: Universal Pictures, Bookshop Productions, Notting Hill Pictures, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, Working Title Films
- Keyword: london, england, bookshop, movie business, birthday, new love, paparazzi, press conference, wheelchair, bath tub, cohabitant, friendship, fame, celebration, movie star
- Cast: Julia Roberts, Hugh Grant, Gina McKee, Tim McInnerny, Rhys Ifans, Emma Chambers