If Only is a 2004 film directed by Gil Junger and starring Jennifer Love Hewitt and Paul Nicholls. A Bollywood remake titled Ru Ba Ru starring Randeep Hooda and Shahana Goswami was released in September 2008.
After his impetuous musician girlfriend, Samantha (Hewitt), dies in an accident shortly after they had a fight (and nearly broke up), a grief-stricken British businessman, Ian Wyndham (Nicholls), living in London gets a chance to relive the day all over again, in the hope of changing the events that led up to her getting killed.
Production and distribution
Filming was done between November 2002 and January 2003. The movie made its world premiere at the Sarasota Film Festival in January 2004. However it was not picked up for US distribution. It went on to play around the world throughout late 2004 and 2005. American audiences were finally given a chance to see this film when it premiered on the American ABC Family television network on January 15, 2006.
Jennifer Love Hewitt
co-wrote both songs from the soundtrack, "Love Will Show You Everything" and "Take My Heart Back".