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A dreamer who couldn't sleep. An author who couldn't write. A friend who couldn't help but help.
Girl leads a lonely life until she meets the boy of her dreams. The boy, however, has a live-in girlfriend. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Ione Skye ... Frankie

Jennifer Aniston ... Allison

Mackenzie Astin ... David Shrader

Michael Landes ... Rob

Seymour Cassel ... Uncle Leo
Sean Blackman ... Juice (as Sean San Jose Blackman)
Michael Sterk ... B.J.

Leslie Stevens ... Molly Monday
Robert Kelker-Kelly ... Trent (as Robert Kelker Kelly)
Robert Ernst ... Homeless Man

Robert Harvey ... Dick in Sushi Bar
Fred Gualco ... Policeman #1
Roger Craig ... Policeman #2
Louis Velez ... Sammy Davis
Mai Huynh ... Poetry Reader
Jennifer Steen ... Customer
Puck Rainey ... Delivery Man (as David 'Puck' Rainey)
Susan Rokisky Ring ... Woman at the Beach
Madalyn Ring ... Girl at the Beach
Eddie DeBartolo ... Frankie's Father (photo)
Candy DeBartolo ... Frankie's Mother (photo)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Thomas Loher ... Car Driver (uncredited)

Steve Zukerman ... Chef (uncredited)

Directed by
Tiffanie DeBartolo 
Writing credits
Tiffanie DeBartolo (written by)

Produced by
John Hackett .... executive producer
Phyllis Housen .... co-producer (as Phyllis K. Housen)
Charles Kirkwood .... associate producer
Christopher Lloyd .... executive producer
Rita Rokisky .... executive producer (as Rita J. Rokisky)
Rita Rokisky .... producer (as Rita J. Rokisky)
Original Music by
Michael Andreas 
Cinematography by
Guillermo Navarro 
Film Editing by
Thomas Fries  (as Tom Fries)
Phyllis Housen  (as Phylis K. Housen)
Casting by
Melissa Skoff 
Production Design by
Gary T. New  (as Gary New)
Art Direction by
John P. Jockinsen  (as John Jockinsen)
Set Decoration by
Laurie Scott 
Costume Design by
Charles Winston  (as Charles E. Winston)
Makeup Department
Jessica Clay .... hair stylist
Nikki DeBartolo .... assistant makeup artist
Suzanne Diaz .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Douglas Aarniokoski .... first assistant director (as Doug Aarniokoski)
Brian Bettwy .... second assistant director
David Rimer .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Mindis Jo Baker .... carpenter
Scott Barrett .... on-set dresser
Chuck Dutrow .... swing (as Charles R. Dutrow III)
David Erickson .... painter
Craig S. Hyman .... lead man
Kerry Kate .... swing (as Kerry Patterson)
Tim Kerner .... carpenter
Tim Kerner .... foreman
Carrie Nardello .... painter
Eric Neff .... carpenter
Tony Tringali .... carpenter
Kirk Trutner .... property master
David Woodall .... construction coordinator
Jim Woodall .... carpenter
Sound Department
Greg Back .... sound effects editor
Greg Back .... sound re-recording mixer
Larry Ellis .... dialogue editor
Dan Gecenok .... sound effects editor
Bob Gitzen .... sound mixer
Larry Goeb .... dialogue editor
Robin Harlan .... foley artist
Steve Jaszkowiak .... foley mixer
Steve Jaszkowiak .... sound re-recording mixer
Scott Kinzey .... boom operator
Sarah Monat .... foley artist
David Silberberg .... boom operator
Donald P. Zappala .... adr editor (as Donald Zappala)
Joseph Zappala .... sound re-recording mixer (as Joe Zappala)
Camera and Electrical Department
Sean Antle .... grip
Jeff Bayer .... still photographer
Alan J.F. Betrancourt .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Alan Cohen .... first assistant camera (as Al Cohen)
Jason 'Jake' Cross .... grip (as Jason Cross)
John W. DeBlau .... gaffer (as John DeBlau)
Rick Edmondson .... electrician
Jim 'Crash' Irons .... best boy grip
Timothy James Kane .... second assistant camera (as Timothy Kane)
Lorna Leslie .... additional assistant camera
Chris Lindsay .... electrician
Chris Lindsey .... grip
Lance Martin .... assistant camera
Chris McCracken .... grip
Russell McElhatton .... camera operator: "b" camera
Kurt Naugle-Taylor .... electrician
Sean Prichard .... best boy electric
Tim Soronen .... dolly grip (as Tim 'Stuffy' Soronen)
Rick Stribling .... key grip
Casting Department
Nancy Hayes .... extras casting: San Francisco
M.L. Tanner .... casting: San Francisco
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sasha Levinson .... costumer
Tami Stover .... costume intern
Editorial Department
Vivian Hengsteler .... negative cutter
Kristine McPherson .... first assistant editor
Chuck Winston .... color timer
Music Department
John Laraio .... composer: additional music
Timothy Nielsen .... music editor
Other crew
Christopher J. Bauer .... production coordinator
Linda Crowder .... production assistant
Jeffrey Dean .... office production assistant
Bernice Doerfler .... office production assistant
Nathan Easterling .... set production assistant
Timothy M. Gray .... production assistant
Susannah Greason .... location manager
Shannon Kenny .... script supervisor (as Shannon E. Kenny)
Gloria Kirkwood .... production accountant
Tracy Mercer .... key office production assistant
Josh Newkirk .... set production assistant
Aaron Penn .... key set production assistant
Lisa Rosenson .... set production assistant
Tony Stanford .... production coordinator
David Van Woert .... production assistant
Jason Patnode .... production assistant (uncredited)
Willmont Matthew .... special thanks
Frank Sinatra Jr. .... special thanks

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Rated R for language
90 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Argentina:13 | Iceland:L | Portugal:M/12 (video premiere) | UK:15 (video premiere) | USA:R
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Did You Know?

The accents that Allison demonstrates are: French, Irish, Southern, snotty-rich, New York, Canadian, sub-continental Indian, and Jewish.See more »
David Schrader:I love you Frankie.
Frankie:You do?
David Schrader:Yeah I do.
Frankie:I loved you first.
David Schrader:I love you more.
Frankie:Only because you're bigger.
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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Charming, 1 September 2002
Author: Jonah (SixofSwords) from Cork, Ireland

A charming little movie, made just around the time "Friends" (and Jennifer Aniston) were becoming huge.

Jennifer Aniston, sporting her then famous 'The Rachel' haircut, is good in a supporting role; but it is Ione Skye that really shines.

A lovely, independent little romantic comedy drama, that managed to find a place in my heart (I know - aw shucks and all that).

Favourite line, issued by Ione Skye after the guy of her dreams has given her a cup of hot milk to help her slip (paraphrase): "You're not going to make me drink any more warm white fluids ... are you?!"


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