Eddie Alden (Hugh Jackman) is the producer of the talk show and is a womanizer, much to the dismay of Jane who comments on his actions with amicable critique.
Eddie is looking for a roommate, but his messages on the bulletin board are sabotaged by disgruntled exes.
Ray starts to get distant while Jane is packing to move over, and over dinner he breaks it off, leaving Jane in tears.
The next morning in the office Jane takes her revenge by announcing to move in with Eddie.
She learns to deal with the many women in Eddie's life. She reads an article about the old cow syndrome and starts researching for her theory of men. At a Christmas party, Ray tells her he misses her and asks her out for New Year's Eve, but he stands her up.
Someone like You is a 2001 romantic comedy film, based on Laura Zigman's novel Animal Husbandry which tells of a heartbroken woman who is looking for the reason she was dumped.
The film stars Ashley Judd, Greg Kinnear, Hugh Jackman, Marisa Tomei and Ellen Barkin and was directed by Tony Goldwyn.
The movie starts with a voice-over of Jane Goodale (Ashley Judd) over the images of a scientific experiment with a bull and a herd of cows, apparently the bull never mounts a cow twice, not even if her scent is changed. Jane says that until recently, she believed that men are all like the bull, but to understand what happened we have to go back in time.Jane is a production assistant with a talk show that has recently been syndicated, which means that the host Diane Roberts (Ellen Barkin) who wants to be the best, is always looking for the ungettable guests, like Fidel Castro.She tells her friend Liz (Marisa Tomei) and discusses her bad luck with men.Meanwhile her sister is trying to get pregnant with a fertility program.Ray calls Jane and they spend an evening together and end up kissing. Liz gives her some advice as to how to deal with Ray and his girlfriend Dee (with whom he has trouble). The relationship evolves, and they decide to move in together.Jane puts in her notice; Ray goes to tell his girlfriend that it is over, but doesn't tell her about the new woman in his life.