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8 March 1996 (USA) See more »
A comedy for the romantically challenged.
Joe and Lucy are roommates and best friends. Lucy, whose love life is embarrassingly dull, convinces Joe... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Sarah Jessica Parker ... Lucy Ackerman

Eric Schaeffer ... Joe MacGonaughgill

Ben Stiller ... Bwick Elias

Elle Macpherson ... Jane Lindquist

James Rebhorn ... Simon Ackerman

Robert John Burke ... Handsome Man

David Thornton ... Ted

Bill Sage ... Dick

Dominic Chianese ... Al

Scarlett Johansson ... Emily
Michael Storms ... Sam
Jason Myers ... Billy

Emily Hart ... Eddy

Paul Greco ... Rene
Mujibur Rahman ... Counterman
Sirajul Islam ... Counterman

Ben Lin ... Chinese Messenger

Alice Spivak ... Elegant Middle-Aged Woman
Lisa Gerstein ... Saleswoman
Molly Schulman ... Kid
Peter Walker ... Bag Man
Bradley Jenkel ... Neighbor

Brian Keane ... Man in Gallery
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Alexander Blaise ... Art Critic (uncredited)
Harrison Freed ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Amanda Kravat ... Woman in park (uncredited)

Directed by
Eric Schaeffer 
Writing credits
Eric Schaeffer (story) &
Tony Spiridakis (story)

Eric Schaeffer (screenplay)

Produced by
Adam Brightman .... line producer
Bradley Jenkel .... producer
Brad Krevoy .... producer
Terence Michael .... co-producer
Deborah Ridpath .... co-producer
Eric Schaeffer .... co-producer
Steven Stabler .... producer
Original Music by
Amanda Kravat 
Charlton Pettus 
Cinematography by
Ron Fortunato 
Film Editing by
Susan Graef 
Casting by
Sheila Jaffe 
Georgianne Walken 
Production Design by
Ginger Tougas 
Set Decoration by
Betsy Alton 
Costume Design by
Ane Crabtree 
Makeup Department
Kate Morgan .... assistant hair stylist
Kate Morgan .... assistant makeup artist
Tracy Warbin .... key hair stylist
Tracy Warbin .... key makeup artist
Production Management
James Bradney .... unit manager
Adam Brightman .... unit production manager
P. Todd Coe .... post-production supervisor
Diane Cornell .... production supervisor
Jeff Ivers .... executive in charge of production: MPCA (as Jeffrey D. Ivers)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marco Black .... first assistant director
Lisa Janowski .... second assistant director
Susan Labunski .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Danielle Avila .... scenic artist
Amber Canyon .... scenic artist
Kara Cressman .... assistant property master
David Doernberg .... property master
Dion Doulis .... art department assistant
Dan Janssen .... lead man
Teresa Mastropierro .... scenic artist
Christian McIlwain .... art department assistant
Tim K. Smith .... leadman
Sound Department
Michael Barry .... adr recordist
Steve Borne .... post-production sound supervisor
Laurel Bridges .... boom operator
Jonathan Cronin .... assistant sound editor
Rick Kline .... additional sound mixer
Terrance Laudermilch .... foley recordist
Branka Mrkic .... dialogue editor
David Novack .... adr recordist
Jac Rubenstein .... supervising sound editor
R. Russell Smith .... additional sound mixer
Reilly Steele .... sound re-recording engineer
Brian Vancho .... foley artist
Pawel Wdowczak .... sound mixer
Special Effects by
John Stifanich .... special effects coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Daniel Beaman .... key grip
David Hausen .... first assistant camera
Pedro Hernández .... best boy grip
Chaim Kantor .... camera operator
Stan Keitt .... first assistant camera
Margot Kingon .... best boy electric
John R. MacDonald .... assistant camera
Bobby Mancuso .... first assistant camera
Gene Page .... still photographer
Robert Sands .... aerial assistant camera
Donald Sweeney .... aerial camera operator
Bilal I. Wilson .... second assistant camera
Joe Zizzo .... gaffer (as Joseph Zizzo)
James J. Ferris .... grip (uncredited)
Nate Ranger .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Casting Department
Byron Crystal .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Andrea Gibbs .... wardrobe assistant
Lynn Ollie .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Dale E. Grahn .... color timer
Matthew Hayutin .... post-production assistant
Candice Johnson .... apprentice film editor
Nancy Johnston .... post-production assistant
Morgan Neville .... assistant film editor
Location Management
Ian McGloin .... location scout
Diana Strauss .... location manager
Jon Zeidman .... assistant location manager
Music Department
Marcus Barone .... music supervisor
Jeff King .... music editor
Transportation Department
Harry J. Leavey .... transportation captain
Other crew
Jodie Adair .... post-production accountant
Todd Anthony .... stand-in
Cynthia Balfour .... script supervisor
Franck Chantayan .... set production assistant
Cydney Cort .... assistant: Mr. Stiller
Donna Desidiri .... stand-in
Laura Fleury .... assistant production office coordinator
Patrick Healy .... set production assistant
Judy Janelli .... craft service
Jeremy Kramer .... assistant: Mr. Stabler
Julie Kuehndorf .... unit publicist
Vince P. Maggio .... key production assistant
Dean McCann .... set production assistant
Myrian Noel .... assistant: Mr. Schaeffer
Joe Orlowski .... unit production assistant
Jeremy D. Pratt .... unit production assistant
Jill Rowe .... production secretary
Isabell Smith .... assistant: Mr. Krevoy
Holly Williamson .... assistant: Mr. Jenkel
Elizabeth Zagrany .... production office coordinator
Al Cerullo .... helicopter pilot (uncredited)
Jeremy Kramer .... assistant to producer (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Rated R for language and some sexuality
92 min | Argentina:93 min
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Emily Hart's film debut.See more »
Continuity: 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 »
Bwick Elias:Sometimes I feel things Lucy.
Lucy Ackerman:What you feel, I treat.
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5 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
This is a comedy?, 13 May 2005
Author: S.R. Dipaling from Topeka, Kansas, USA

I genuinely like Sarah Jessica Parker. She's bright,chatty,funny and stage-trained. She seems quite sweet from the interviews I've sen her in. So I felt I should give this film a chance. This film,about two platonic friends(Parker and the writer,director Eric Schaefer)who are so convinced that finding love is such a bleak undertaking that they decide to make a suicide pact if they don't find somebody by the time they both turn 30,is such a mind-numbing,depressing film that it shows off all the pretense of the coffee house hipness of the era.

The concept of the film is unique and intriguing,but the lengths it goes to,plus all the clever little "Friends"/"Singles"-like humor(for examples:the spit-test,Joe going nuclear over a guest taking a crap in their apartment bathroom,etc.) makes this more self-indulgent and sad than the "ironic" that I think the filmmaker was aiming for.

Not to mention it wastes Ben Stiller and Elle MacPherson(who they manage to make look remarkably UNattractive!). I like to think I'm a fair and moderate judge of movies,but this film was so bad that I probably haven't had a look at this in over eight years and I STILL have a bad reaction to it.

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