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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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Storyline

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)  »

Also Known As:

La fille d'en face  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

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

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Jane's blouse and Joe's shirt after they have been making out in her apartment. See more »

Quotes

Man in Gallery: [Lucy and Bwick are on a date and are sitting outside. A man walks up them ringing a bell] Ring the bell. Make a wish. Twenty dollars.
[Bwick gives the man money and rings the bell. He hands it to Lucy]
Lucy Ackerman: [Lucy rings the bell. She clothes her eyes as she rings the bell. She looks behind her and sees a taxi] IT WORKED! Thanks.
[she gives the man back the bell and runs to the taxi. Bwick takes his money back from the man]
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Bad Loser
Written by Amanda Kravat
Performed by Marry Me Jane
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"The girl in your heart isn't always the girl in your dreams"
22 September 2001 | by (St Petersburg, FL) – See all my reviews

This film is a masterpiece...in my opinion anyway. It depicts the 90's romance of two roommates that proves that "the girl in your dreams is not always the girl in your heart." Eric Schaeffer delivers a brilliant cast and a wonderfully written script. It's funny, clever, and it's a great movie that represents its genre well. Highly recommended. The person who commented on the movie before me, obviously, did not understand that Joe was embarrassed when Jane found out his secret. To add to that, Joe and Jane only had a physical attraction to one another, no love was exchanged. Therefore their relationship wasn't going to last very long anyway and by the end of the movie you should be able to understand that love is much more stronger than lust. If you didn't enjoy this movie the first time viewing...give it another chance. Listen to the music and notice how well one band's music can collaborate so well with one movie. Think deeper into each character and pull out their insecurities. And finally, rethink the moral of the story.


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