If Only tells the story of Ian Wyndham (Paul Nicholls) and his musician girlfriend, Samantha Andrews (Jennifer Love Hewitt). Directed by Gil Junger, the movie was released internationally in 2004 and debuted in the United States in 2006. Jennifer Love Hewitt also co-wrote songs for the movie's soundtrack. The movie begins with glimpses of a seemingly normal day in the life of the main characters. Ian seems to take Samantha for granted, and she becomes frustrated in the relationship. After Samantha's concert, the couple go to dinner where they get into an argument and Samantha storms out. She hails a taxi to take her away as Ian tries to apologize and asks Samantha for forgiveness. She does not respond and, as the taxi drives away, tragedy strikes in the form of a car accident. Did these events really happen? Was it all a dream? Does Ian get a second chance to put his relationship above his work?