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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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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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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality, language and brief drug use | See all certifications »
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17 July 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Amigas Curtindo Adoidado  »

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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

Amelia and Laura are supposed to be the same age, but Catherine Keener is a full decade older than Anne Heche. See more »

Goofs

When Laura is trying on wedding dresses, you can see her face in the mirror chewing gum but you hear her say, "I'm farting." 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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Connections

References Clean, Shaven (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

The Summer
Performed by Yo La Tengo
Written by Georgia Hubley and Ira Kaplan
Published by aoshhashaina Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Bar None Records
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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A precursor to Sex and the City
9 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

Hip, witty, likable precursor to Sex and the City. The film has a Woody Allen feel, but with a 90s feminist slant. Set in New York City, the camera follows the romantic trials and tribulations of its two lead females (in two exquisite performances from Keener and Heche). The dialog is bristling with insight and vigor unlike many films of that era that Hollywood mass produced as so -called romantic comedies. Yet this film is much more than a romantic comedy. Inspired by Woody Allen's more intimate and small-scale New York films, it adds its own voice to that tradition. This is definitely on of the better indie comedies of the 1990s, and stands the test of time even after the demise of Sex and the City.


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