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15 out of 24 people found the following review useful:

An enjoyable road trip movie with cult dialogs

9/10
Author: Cihan Vercan (jeehunwherjun) from Istanbul, Turkey
23 March 2005

After Freeway and Fear movies the leading role actress Reese Witherspoon shines with a joyful, extrovert and really charming character performed as Ivy Miller. Acting with Paul Rudd performed as Wyatt Trips, she is the girl striving for making her Prince charming aware of her. Christine Taylor performed as Kimberly is a famous cheerleader in their campus, dating with Wyatt. One day, Wyatt turns very jealous by a message from her and then starts to worry about his life as if it is coming to an end. Wyatt's friends help him forget her if she's cheating on him. That night in a dance club, a stripteaser girl named Ivy Von "Trap", alters Wyatt's philosophy of life through destroying his friends' ego. There comes a fight between Ivy and Wyatt's campus gang. This bonds Ivy and Wyatt as friends, after Wyatt forsakes his friends at the fight. Ivy tells the secrets of relations and the nonexistence of love to Wyatt by use of a cult speech. Then it becomes hard for Wyatt to realize the love of Ivy, if he can't rescue his heart from loving Kimberly hopelessly. Then by time a wonderful adventurous love is getting started by Kimberly's letter from Memphis. How a puzzle is this, you can't believe. While Wyatt wants to stop a package from delivery full of Ivy's ideas of good-bye speech that has been sent to Kimberly, there starts the road trip from Minneapolis to Memphis. At the end on the Valentines' Day in Memphis which one will be chosen by Wyatt, Ivy or Kim ? At the ending Wyatt becomes Tarzan to stop the delivery guy, and also becomes a prayer: "Dear God, I swear that I will never send any more package via Overnight Delivery again!"

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12 out of 19 people found the following review useful:

Hypnotic.

Author: Jack-247 from Manchester, New Hampshire
16 January 2000

This film was one of those that you will watch because there is nothing better on the television and it just draws your attention. I saw this movie during a free Showtime weekend. I enjoyed this film very much. It was amusing, funny, and had a good storyline on how a boyfriend goes from Minnesota to St. Louis to get a hold of a revenge package that he sent her, with the help of a new friend. I suggest that if you have the chance watch this movie. It will end making you happy.

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13 out of 21 people found the following review useful:

Well worth seeing

10/10
Author: Criz
17 June 1999

This is a warm, fun little movie that deserves a lot more exposure than it has received. If you don't mind a little spicy dialogue (and what thinking person does?) it's a great film for movie night with your teens.

What I especially enjoyed about "Overnight Delivery" was the superb casting of three terrific stars (Reese Witherspoon from "Cruel Intentions", Paul Rudd, whom I really enjoyed in "Clueless" and Christine Taylor, whom most people will remember as Marcia in "The Brady Bunch Movie.") Also memorable are the ongoing appearances of a bumbling but hilariously lovable delivery man.

Not a flick to be missed.

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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful:

Brings you in

6/10
Author: kyle_michaelsen from United States
22 October 2008

This movie was surprisingly good. It's not the best-written or most original idea, but the comedy is surprisingly good. Also, Paul Rudd and Reese Witherspoon have great chemistry on-screen, and their comedic delivery is superb. The mail-truck driver is funny, as well. Not to mention that it's got Christine Taylor (you might know her from "The Wedding Singer", "Zoolander", or "Dodgeball").

In the end, it's one of those movies that you'll probably only watch when you have nothing else to do. So the next time you're really bored and have nothing to do, watch this movie- I think you'll be pleasantly surprised.

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful:

Surprisingly Good Movie

7/10
Author: nehampton from United States
23 August 2007

I like watching a movie without expectations, but this love-comedy was well worth the time. I watched this movie only because it had Reese Witherspoon in in, who I am becoming more and more impressed with, particularly in comedies. She steals the scenes in this movie, and is the catalyst for all that happens. It is a surprisingly funny and good movie. Reminds me of Blood Simple (for all the weird things that keep happening) and Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (for all the weird things that keep happening). Not a well orchestrated movie, because things are somewhat disjointed (she takes him to the airport, but drops him off at the downtown convention center (reality mistake) and no reason for the cops to be there as they attempt to leave the restaurant after not paying (movie mistake)), but the acting is good and when the writing is right, it is very good.

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5 out of 7 people found the following review useful:

Cute and funny

8/10
Author: IkeDOG from Spokane Wa
16 September 1998

This is a funny romantic comedy with some laughs. The movie is held together by the cute and sexy Reese Witherspoon. Her performance makes the movie worth seeing. Paul Rudd gives a good showing also. I would recommend seeing this movie if you are bored one night.

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7 out of 11 people found the following review useful:

Enjoyable, Cute and Underrated

7/10
Author: Jack Jamieson (JayJay_Scotland) from Edinburgh
24 November 2002

I really liked this film. Its really fun and amusing and definatly better than alot of similar teen comedies like 'Loser' and 'She's all That' which are better known and got released at cinemas. Rudd and Witherspoon are both very likeable, while the film has a good sountrack and is short so as not to become tiresome. Jokes mostly hit the mark and there are a few which are very 'Kevin Smith-esq', obviously remaining from his much edited original script. If you want to watch a largely harmless, light hearted, and above all a cute and funny teen romance then you could do alot worse than give this one a rent if you can find it.

Rating: 6.5/10

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful:

Enjoyable and Quirky Comedy

Author: L. Andrew Hoffman from White Heath, IL
24 February 1999

This is one of those comedies, that while it is predictable, is still a joy to watch again and again. Ever since her debut in "The Man in the Moon" I have loved Reese Witherspoon. Her ability and charm come through just as bright as ever in this little known comedy. "Overnight Delivery" is basically a rehash of the typical "Keystone Cop" physical comedy style that was overdone in the late eighties and early nineties. But, it possesses in its actors quirks that are not seen in other movies of the same genre. I won't say that you should run out and rent this movie tonight, but if it comes on cable, or if you need a good laugh, pop a bag of popcorn and assume the couch potato posture.

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful:

this is as bad as it gets

1/10
Author: sids from nyc
27 November 1998

This excuse for a movie makes A Life Less Ordinary seem like Gone With the Wind! Paul Rudd, likeable in Clueless, is a complete disaster as a toal nutcase obsessed with stopping an overnight delivery man. His overacting was not only sordid and unfunny but, in my opinion, an embarrassment to American filmmaking. Reese Witherspoon is a great help in contributing to the worst movie of the year, giving the least appealing performance i've seen her give. This movie should be banned from our society! You listening out there??

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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful:

Very cute, heartwarming flick

9/10
Author: WildwoodFlower08 from United States
27 May 2006

This movie is a little gem, a straight-to-video film with a heart of gold.

Wyatt Trips (Paul Rudd) is still lovingly dating his high school sweetheart, Kim (Christine Taylor). The day before Valentine's Day, he calls her up only to hear about a late night escapade with "The Ricker" from her roommate. Thinking she has cheated on him, he gets extremely upset. His buddies take him to a strip club to cheer him up, where he meets stripper Ivy Miller (Reese Witherspoon). The two team up to write a break up letter, complete with fake used condom and topless picture of them together, to send to Kim, via overnight delivery. However, when Wyatt finds out they he was wrong, he pulls Ivy into a cross-country road trip to get the letter back from an over-achieving delivery man. But could Wyatt end up falling for Ivy instead? (Gee, I wonder) This movie may have some completely insane plot twists and situations that you would just never see, but the stars make it work. Paul Rudd is adorably lovable as Wyatt. He's hilarious and has great physical comedy. Reese Witherspoon gives a perky, funny performance as Ivy. Its one of her more memorable romantic comedy characters.

The movie is so under the radar that it is barely known, but it should be. Any lovers of romantic comedies will fall in love with it, and there's even humor of the likes that would keep the guys interested. A heartwarming movie that will make you feel good all over :)

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