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Feeling Minnesota (1996)

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

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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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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 when Jjaks goes back to rescue Freddie and they are driving in the car drinking champagne, her hair keeps moving from in front of her ears to behind her ears during to 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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Featured in Introducing Cameron Diaz (2005) See more »

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(Love is ) The Tender Trap
Written by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen
Performed by The Rockin' HollywoodsHeard at the wedding
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The family that fights together...well. Blood runs freely.
25 September 2001 | by (Muskogee OK) – See all my reviews

I did not expect this movie to be as funny as it is. Although dark and situational, comedy is where you find it. This quirky little story is a mess as much as it is painfully funny. An ex-con(Keanu Reeves)shows up empty handed for his brother's wedding. The brother is played excellently by Vincent D'Onofrio, who himself is a dim witted crook. Reeves ends up "boffing" the not so blushing bride(Cameron Diaz), who has her own baggage to deal with. The fighting siblings mother(Tuesday Weld)dies of a heart attack at the wedding reception. The newlywed bride wants to runaway with what she thinks is her new husband's stashed fortune. Reeves and Diaz argue about love at first sight, but are absolutely in lust. D'Onofrio wants his bride back and the comedy of errors, mayhem and murder proceed.

The scenes of the brothers fighting is hilarious, especially the rock fight on the side of the road. Miss Diaz lives up to my infatuation of her. And Dan Aykroyd plays the part of a corrupt, inept detective. Courtney Love is patient and understanding as the waitress in the diner. The wedding singer is Steve Ghizoni. His singing style is quite an oddity...singing Sinatra type mood songs with an almost imitation Elvis like delivery. You have to watch this twice just to take in the wit and humor.


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