Up 444 this week

If Lucy Fell (1996)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  8 March 1996 (USA)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.8/10 from 3,301 users  
Reviews: 41 user | 22 critic

Joe and Lucy are roommates and best friends. Lucy, whose love life is embarrassingly dull, convinces Joe, who is infatuated with a neighbor he's never met, that if they don't have stable ... See full summary »



(story), (story), 1 more credit »
Watch Trailer
0Check in

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Video


The 25 Most Immersive Worlds in Cinema

Highly immersive cinematic worlds can carry a movie, and we've rounded up the best of the best.

See the full list

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 32 titles
created 14 Jul 2011
a list of 49 titles
created 18 Sep 2011
a list of 41 titles
created 16 Nov 2013
a list of 39 titles
created 10 Aug 2014
a list of 39 titles
created 7 months ago

Related Items

Search for "If Lucy Fell" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: If Lucy Fell (1996)

If Lucy Fell (1996) on IMDb 4.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of If Lucy Fell.



Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Fall (1997)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Cab driver Michael and supermodel Sarah fall in love while her gorgeous husband Phillippe is in Madrid for two months.

Director: Eric Schaeffer
Stars: Eric Schaeffer, Amanda De Cadenet, Rudolf Martin
Manny & Lo (1996)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A pregnant teen and her younger sister run away from foster homes and kidnap a woman whom they believe can help with the pregnancy.

Director: Lisa Krueger
Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Aleksa Palladino, Mary Kay Place
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A young Hungarian girl struggles to find her place in the world when she's reunited with her parents in the USA years after she was left behind during their flight from the communist country in the 1950s.

Director: Éva Gárdos
Stars: Nastassja Kinski, Scarlett Johansson, Raffaella Bánsági
Just Cause (1995)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A Harvard professor is lured back into the courtroom after 25 years to take the case of a young black man condemned to death for the horrific murder of a child.

Director: Arne Glimcher
Stars: Sean Connery, Laurence Fishburne, Kate Capshaw
A Good Woman (2004)
Drama | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

While retaining her secret identity, the illustrious Mrs. Erlynne (Hunt) saves Lady Windemere (Johansson) from making a grand social faux-pas with the scoundrelly Lord Darlington (Moore).

Director: Mike Barker
Stars: Helen Hunt, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Wilkinson
Garden Party (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

April (15) is running from one bad situation into another, hoping to find an answer that doesn't involve nudity, and falls in with a group of confused kids chasing their dreams. The black widow in the web is the sexy, pot-dealing Sally.

Director: Jason Freeland
Stars: Erik Smith, Tierra Abbott, Vinessa Shaw
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Six high school seniors decide to break into the Princeton Testing Center so they can steal the answers to their upcoming SAT tests and all get perfect scores.

Director: Brian Robbins
Stars: Scarlett Johansson, Erika Christensen, Chris Evans
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

WINTER is a dangerous, sexy, poignant and at times darkly funny story about two people who desperately want intimacy but have fashioned lives of reclusivity and emotional fracture which ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Schaeffer
Stars: Eric Schaeffer, Lizzie Brocheré, Marie Luneau
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A headstrong young woman returns to New Orleans after the death of her estranged mother.

Director: Shainee Gabel
Stars: Scarlett Johansson, John Travolta, Gabriel Macht
Action | Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A variety of horrible poisonous spiders get exposed to a noxious chemical that causes them to grow to monumental proportions.

Director: Ellory Elkayem
Stars: David Arquette, Kari Wuhrer, Scott Terra
The Dreamer (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Riri Riza
Stars: Rendy Ahmad, Maudy Ayunda, Azwir Fitrianto
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

In the 1970s, a group of 10 students struggles with poverty and develop hopes for the future in Gantong Village on the farming and tin mining island of Belitung off the east coast of Sumatra.

Director: Riri Riza
Stars: Cut Mini Theo, Ikranagara, Tora Sudiro


Cast overview, first billed only:
Handsome Man
Michael Storms ...
Jason Myers ...
Paul Greco ...
Mujibur Rahman ...


Joe and Lucy are roommates and best friends. Lucy, whose love life is embarrassingly dull, convinces Joe, who is infatuated with a neighbor he's never met, that if they don't have stable romances within a month, they must jump off the Brooklyn Bridge. Written by Bob Amaden <>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


A comedy for the romantically challenged.


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »




Release Date:

8 March 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La fille d'en face  »

Box Office


$5,000,000 (estimated)


$4,635,344 (USA)

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Emily Hart's film debut. See more »


The cover and position of the picnic hamper on the Brooklyn Bridge. See more »


Lucy Ackerman: You know, I sort of like this dating thing, I'm sort of getting the things here. What I do is, sit back and watch as these strange men try to impress you in weird and stupid ways and then... and then you pick the least disgusting one, I guess.
See more »


Bad Loser
Written by Amanda Kravat
Performed by Marry Me Jane
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Even Sarah Jessica Parker's charm couldn't save this stillborn romantic comedy
20 January 2005 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

This is one of the better examples of how Hollywood have lost their edge, and how easy it is to make a romantic comedy. The plot is uninspired, the acting is unimpressive, the characters are poorly written and uninteresting, and the pacing is just awful. It goes too far for laughs, that never actually come. Ben Stiller is unfunny, and the rest of the cast are uninspired. Even Sarah Jessica Parker, who usually makes even the least entertaining film passable. The clichés are all there: best friends who should be together but can't see it, the main guy is infatuated with someone who doesn't know that he exists, etc. No new ideas or even semi-interesting presentation of old stuff. Parker plays a therapist, and I couldn't help but think of how happy I am that I don't have a therapist like that. She should seriously be fired, and have a letter of... uh... un-recommendation written that should be mandatory reading for every future possible boss. Yes, she's that bad. There's a scene of her giving children advice, and she charges them. She takes the money of young children... I'll let that sink in. Both of the main characters are annoying and at times despicable, so I suppose they fit together quite nicely. One final criticism: why is it, that no Hollywood film can contain a favorable of an artist, particularly a painter? Here he's presented as a childish, eccentric moron. Is that supposed to be funny? Final thought: only reason to see this film is to see the young and (already then) talented actress Scarlett Johansson in a very little role as a young child. I recommend this to women who don't care about the quality of romantic comedies and no one else. In fact, I urge you to avoid this at any and all cost, if you don't belong to aforementioned group. Yes, it's that bad. Believe me. 1/10

5 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
My favorite movie of all times... rwallins
Things that always bothered me rina-11
If Lucy Fell on Starz on demand (comcast) til Feb 28th Anya1976
Bwick sweetangelta2
dress Rani_leto
where can i find that cute poster:) air_hair13
Discuss If Lucy Fell (1996) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: