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Mad Love (1995)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  26 May 1995 (USA)
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Casey and Matt are high school kids in love. They run away together after Casey's parents check her into a mental hospital for trying to kill herself. Matt sneaks her out and on the road ... See full summary »

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Robert Nadir ...
Coach
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Margaret Roberts
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Joanna Leland
T.J. Lowther ...
Adam Leland
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Clifford Leland
Elaine Miles ...
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Sharon Collar ...
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Selene H. Vigil ...
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Valerie M. Agnew ...
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Roisin Dunne ...
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Casey and Matt are high school kids in love. They run away together after Casey's parents check her into a mental hospital for trying to kill herself. Matt sneaks her out and on the road Casey starts to have Mental problems. Written by <jgilmore@ix.netcom.com>

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language and issues of an emotionally disturbed teen,including risk-taking situations and sexuality | See all certifications »
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26 May 1995 (USA)  »

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$15,453,274 (USA)
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Leonardo DiCaprio turned down the role of Matt Leland. See more »

Quotes

Joanna: Are you going to have sex with her?
Matt: What do you know about sex?
Joanna: Enough. Don't change the subject.
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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Ultra Anxiety (Teenage Style)
Written by Billy Cote, Mary Lorson, Matt Verta-Ray (as Matt Verta-Rey) and Johnny Kick
Performed by Madder Rose
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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My favorite bad movie
31 March 2002 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

"Mad Love" isn't one of the all time great films, however it is my favorite bad movie. I think that Drew Barrymore is charming and this movie allows her to be a little crazy and very beautiful. Chris O'Donnell is definately eye candy in this little gem. The filmmakers tried to use colour and imagery in an artistic manner. Watch the blue and whites of the film, and check out the symbolic use of butterflies. Although the usage isn't necessarily intellectual, there is a valient stab at being artistic. I think that another interesting aspect of this film is in comparing it to "Scent of a Woman". I feel that these two films are essentially the same, with the notable exception of Al Pacino vs. Drew Barrymore. Really though, "Scent of A Woman" has Chris as a good boy who goes on the lam with Al. Al does all sorts of crazy things, such as driving despite being blind, and eventually holds a gun to Chris. In "Mad Love", Chris is a good boy who goes on the lam with Drew. Drew does all sorts of crazy things, such as covering Chris' eyes while he is driving, and eventually holds a gun to Chris. Coincidence??


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