Mary Wilson, a born and bred Texan, moves to Los Angeles to open a high class bakery, and get away from her wacky family. After initial success she faces eviction when a bad review and a run of poor sales coincide. Hoping to raise money from engagement presents she decides to visit her family in Texas with her fiancé, Brent. Brent comes down with an allergy before the trip and she takes his twin brother Jake, a jailbird, to pretend to be Brent. While in Texas she falls in love with Jake, and he with her, despite some competition from Lucy, her childhood friend, who is in on the secret and assumes Jake is "available". Brent arrives during the engagement party and take Mary back to Los Angeles, where Mary's bakery becomes a success after her grandfather gives her the award-winning recipes he and his wife collected over the years. While setting a wedding date, Brent realizes they are not suited, Mary confesses her love to Jake, and Mary and Jake get married.
Lauren German as Mary
Gabriel Mann as Jake / Brent
Whitney Able as Lucy
Allie DeBerry as Sara Pedersen
Love and Mary was released on March 11, 2007, at South by Southwest while the DVD followed on August 11, 2008. The film was also premiered at Hollywood Film Festival on October 19, 2007.
Love and Mary received mostly negative to mixed reviews with a 26% 'fresh' rating on Rotten Tomatoes.