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If Lucy Fell (1996)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  8 March 1996 (USA)
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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 »

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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 <rumpus@minn.net>

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A comedy for the romantically challenged.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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8 March 1996 (USA)  »

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La fille d'en face  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$4,635,344 (USA)
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Emily Hart's film debut. See more »

Goofs

When Lucy looks at the calendar at the end of the movie she sees the final day and the painting is to the side. She doesn't move it before she leaves, but when the return shot shows the painting it is moved to block the final day. See more »

Quotes

Joe MacGonaughgill: I'd be happy to blow your mind but... can we just lie down?
Jane Lindquist: In a minute.
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Chopin Piano Minuet #1 in Db
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Performed by Marcus Barone
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A sure cure for insomnia
20 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

I rented this movie some time ago, thinking it would be great, especially with Sarah Jessica Parker and Ben Stiller. However, I found the movie very disappointing . It did not keep my attention and I kept waiting for it to "get good". It never did. I ended up falling asleep. Unlike other movies I have fallen asleep on, I did not feel the need to try to watch it again, especially when spending money to rent it. In fact, I could not wait to get the tape back video store. However, whenever I have trouble sleeping, I do consider purchasing a copy of this movie to help me fall asleep.

After reading other comments, I see that some people liked this movie and thought it was clever and smart, so it must have some enjoyable and entertaining value from a view point I am either lacking or just have not applied. However, it is definitely no Something About Mary, or You Got Mail which are wonderful romantic comedies, yet very different from each other.


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