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Walking and Talking (1996)

 -  Drama | Comedy | Romance  -  17 July 1996 (USA)
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Things have been tough lately for Amelia. Her best friend moved out of the apartment, her cat got cancer, and now her best friend, Laura, is getting married. She copes with things, from the... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amy Braverman ...
Young Amelia
Miranda Rhyne ...
Young Laura
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Amelia
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Laura
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Peter
Brenda Denmark ...
The Vet (as Brenda Thomas Denmark)
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Laura's Devil-Seeing Patient
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Andrew
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Frank
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Bill
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Amelia's Therapist
Rafael Alvarez ...
Laura's Sexy Patient
Ritamarie Kelly ...
Ellen
Steve Cohen ...
Actor In Play
Jordan Levinson ...
Peter's Friend
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Storyline

Things have been tough lately for Amelia. Her best friend moved out of the apartment, her cat got cancer, and now her best friend, Laura, is getting married. She copes with things, from the help of Andrew, Frank, Laura, and a brief romance with Bill "The Ugly Guy" Written by Rose Hilburn <Taco@Kosher.Com>

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A movie for everyone who wants to get married and stay single at the same time.

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Drama | Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »
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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$63,412 (USA) (19 July 1996)

Gross:

$1,277,257 (USA) (27 September 1996)
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Trivia

Allison Janney has a cameo appearance as Amelia's neighbor. See more »

Goofs

When Laura and Frank are at the restaurant, Frank puts his menu away twice. See more »

Quotes

Frank: Do we really have to listen to this vagina music all the way there?
AmeliaLaura: [together] YES!
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References Basket Case (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

You Woke Up My Neighborhood
Performed by Billy Bragg
Written by Billy Bragg and Peter Buck
Published by BMG Songs, Inc. (ASCAP) o/b/o BMG Music Publishing Ltd., Night Garden Music (BMI) and WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Administered by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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One of the best films of the 1990's
17 November 1999 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

I have seen Walking and Talking several times, and am continually impressed with Nicole Holofcener's writing and directing. These characters really act as if they are best friends. One great accomplishment of this film is that it is about everyday events which are transformed into having importance because we see the characters giving them importance, without it being heavy-handed. Another is the dialogue: these people are comfortable being cynical with each other, without being mean spirited. This is a small film with a big heart.


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