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Feeling Minnesota (1996)

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An ex-convict and his bumbling crook brother fight for the same woman.

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Rhonda the Waitress
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Young Jjaks Clayton
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Bob, at Gas Station
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Storyline

Freddie is a former stripper marrying Sam to repay a debt owed to nightclub owner Red. But Freddie is in love with Jjaks, Sam's brother. Jjaks and Freddie run off together, and Sam finds where they have been hiding and calls the cops. Meanwhile someone calls to blackmail Sam and Jjaks. In the end will it all work out? Written by crimekat@yahoo.com

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Just when she met the man of her dreams, along came her husband to ruin everything.

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Comedy | Crime | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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13 September 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Mulher do Meu Irmão  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,598,051 (USA) (13 September 1996)

Gross:

$3,102,672 (USA) (4 October 1996)
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Trivia

Feeling Minnesota's title was inspired by some lyrics in the Soundgarden song 'Outshined': "I just looked in the mirror/And things ain't looking so good/I'm looking California/And feeling Minnesota" See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Freddie and Jjaks are in the bathroom during the wedding, they are standing in front of the mirror talking and her dress keeps moving on and off her shoulders during the whole scene. See more »

Quotes

Freddie: Time is like an orange. It's round. It repeats itself. Everything happens for a reason.
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Likeable dark melodrama
5 November 2001 | by (Turku,Finland) – See all my reviews

This is a piece that almost everyone can identify themselves with,in one way or another.Everyone that has been hurt early on in his life,someway.And not given a chance to hit a better road.

Keanu portrays a lost young man who has been mistreated in his childhood mostly by his brother,but also by his mother who decided to get rid of him while he was still a kid.Cameron Diaz is a tough girl with no future who gets caught up in trouble which ends up having to marry Keanu's brother,played excellently by Vince D'Onofrio.Whole establishment of the town is rotten.Specially the police officer played by Dan Aykroyd and a stripjoint shark played by Delroy Lindo.Keanu meets Cameron on his brother's wedding and love blossoms.

Watching this movie is quite enjoyable and i easily fall for these stories,of paradise lost and love happening on the worst place possible.I dont know why,but i kind of felt like it was me on the screen,or a part of me playing the part of Jjaks.Iam sure many more felt the same.

Whats so great with this film is that it makes us feel so many different emotions at the same time,and the moods change incredibly fast.First,everything is dark and then hope starts to come and we feel like Jjaks and Freddie might make it,before our hopes come crashing down again and in the end come true.Its the main accomplishment of this film.Creating so many intense and dramatic situations.Contrasts are strong here.

This is one of Reeves' best roles in my opinion.Same goes for Cameron and D'Onofrio.Dont believe the poor reviews of this film.Watch it.


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