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

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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 »

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The roses in the final scene when Joe hugs Lucy. See more »

Quotes

Jane Lindquist: We're not reality material.
Joe MacGonaughgill: I didn't know that.
Jane Lindquist: What's a cute... smart, sexy, good-looking guy... Why haven't you slept with a girl for the last five years?
Joe MacGonaughgill: I've been saving myself.
Jane Lindquist: For who?
Joe MacGonaughgill: I guess I don't know.
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Stupido
25 January 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Implausible betting, especially the way the script brings it and the performers and the play make it. A few twists of the plot may attract some interest, but overall, the film is perfectly stupid, "eau de rose", despite his unrealistic disguise behind NY American artists. Some gags are trying to make us believe that nothing is serious there, but the insistence of the scenario, the traditional Disney-type music of U.S. cinema, relentlessly trying to highlight ten times with bold lines all the time any love emotion when it is supposed to be present. We feel that it addresses an audience which it does not think too much good about its ability to feel and judge for itself, or is it because if fear of misinterpretation or direction that would betray the intentions of the writer, the author. Why such a thick layer of musical peanut butter (brain?). Sarah Jessica is doing its best, obviously, but has not yet be seen out of the cart of the series B… Scenario is rather confused, message stinks the scent of rosewater usual easy clichés. Not much to be grabbed out of this, in my opinion.


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