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Writers (WGA):
Max D. Adams (story)
Max D. Adams (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
29 August 1997 (USA) See more »
You would NOT believe what a girl's got to do, just to get a little attention. See more »
Emily has always been the rich brat who tries to pull every imaginable stunt to get attention. But one day... See more » | Add synopsis »
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2 wins & 3 nominations See more »
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A sweet and funny romantic comedy...and a sweet and funny Benicio See more (101 total) »


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Directed by
Marco Brambilla 
Writing credits
Max D. Adams (story)

Max D. Adams (screenplay) and
Dick Clement (screenplay) &
Ian La Frenais (screenplay)

Produced by
Bill Borden .... producer
Casey Grant .... co-producer (as B. Casey Grant)
Carolyn Kessler .... producer
Alicia Silverstone .... producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
John Lurie 
Cinematography by
Jean-Yves Escoffier (director of photography) (as Jean Yves Escoffier)
Film Editing by
Stephen E. Rivkin  (as Stephen Rivkin)
Casting by
Allison Cowitt 
Mike Fenton 
Production Design by
Missy Stewart 
Art Direction by
Richard Hudolin 
Set Decoration by
Elizabeth Wilcox 
Costume Design by
Beatrix Aruna Pasztor 
Makeup Department
Ian C. Ballard .... key hair stylist (as Ian Ballard)
Victoria Down .... key makeup artist
Ronnie Specter .... makeup artist: Ms. Silverstone
Debra Wiebe .... hair stylist
Production Management
Penny Gibbs .... assistant production manager
Casey Grant .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Cowan .... first assistant director
Christine Derek .... third assistant director
Colleen Mitchell .... second assistant director
Michael Shandley .... dgc trainee
Art Department
Bryan Korenberg .... property master
Bridget McGuire .... assistant art director
Derick McLeod .... construction coordinator
David Rosychuk .... assistant property master (as David Rosychuck)
Shirley Wiebe .... assistant set decorator
Janice Lynn Coats .... scenic carpenter (uncredited)
Grant Cotterall .... scenic carpenter (uncredited)
Patrick Kearns .... on-set dresser (uncredited)
Peter Lieshout .... scenic painter (uncredited)
D.N. Pettipas .... property buyer (uncredited)
Gareth Procter .... props (uncredited)
Sound Department
Eric Batut .... production sound mixer (as Eric J. Batut)
Mark Berger .... re-recording mixer
Leslie Bloome .... foley artist
Jay Boekelheide .... sound editor
Yin Cantor .... assistant sound editor
Kim B. Christensen .... sound editor (as Kim Christensen)
Francesca Dodd .... sound editor
Patrick Dodd .... adr editor
Patrick Dodd .... supervising sound editor
Ezra Dweck .... re-recording mixer
Stephen Hart .... foley mixer
Scott Koué .... assistant sound editor (as Scott Koue)
Marnie Moore .... foley artist (as Marne Moore)
John Motyer .... boom operator (as Johnny Motyer)
John Nutt .... sound editor
Richard Quinn .... sound editor (as Rich Quinn)
Paul Drenning .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Richard Partlow .... foley artist (uncredited)
Special Effects by
William H. Orr .... special effects
Kevin J. Andruschak .... stunts
James Bamford .... stunt double: Benicio del Toro
James Bamford .... stunt double: Harry Connick, Jr
Ernie Jackson .... stunts
David Jacox .... stunts
Michael Langlois .... stunts
David Mylrea .... stunt driver
Gerald Paetz .... stunt double: Robert Wisden
Jacob Rupp .... stunts
Melissa R. Stubbs .... assistant stunt coordinator (as Melissa Stubbs)
Melissa R. Stubbs .... stunt double: Alicia Silverstone
Sonny Surowiec .... stunts (as Sonny Surowic)
Betty Thomas Quee .... stunt coordinator (as Betty Thomas)
Lauro Chartrand .... stunts (uncredited)
Dean Choe .... stunts (uncredited)
Jim Dunn .... stunts (uncredited)
Brad Loree .... stunts (uncredited)
Mike Mitchell .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Dillard Brinson .... key grip
Peter G. Capadouca .... assistant chief lighting technician
John Clothier .... camera operator
Gavin B. Craig .... second grip
Les Erskine .... chief lighting technician
Gil Forrester .... dolly grip
Tom Gregg .... second grip
Doug Lavender .... second assistant camera
Rob McEwan .... still photographer
Klaus Melchior .... video assist operator (as Klaus Melchois)
Cam North .... first assistant camera
Carrie Wilson .... second assistant camera
Sarah Baldwin .... remote head technician (uncredited)
Ken Decker .... lamp operator (uncredited)
Jim Filippone .... pilot: camera helicopter (uncredited)
Dylan Goss .... aerial camera operator (uncredited)
Gaetan Jalbert .... rigging gaffer (uncredited)
John Le Roy .... key rigging grip (uncredited)
Casting Department
Stuart Aikins .... casting: Canada
Rachel Davies .... casting assistant
William Haines .... casting associate: Canada
James Forsyth .... extras casting (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Michelle Baines .... key costumer
Carla Hetland .... costume designer: Canada
Karin Nosella .... assistant costume designer (uncredited)
Alexis Scott .... assistant costume designer (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Jordan Acomba .... assistant film editor: Canada
Mo Henry .... negative cutter
Gloria Kaiser .... color timer
Ray Neapolitan .... assistant film editor
Kevin Nolting .... first assistant film editor
Stan Salfas .... additional editor
Michael Smith .... assistant film editor: Canada
Pietro Cecchini .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Location Management
Will Fearn .... location manager
Ann Goobie .... assistant location manager
Music Department
Steven Bernstein .... conductor
Steven Bernstein .... orchestrator
Anita Camarata .... music supervisor
Patrick Dillett .... music mixer (as Pat Dillett)
Patrick Dillett .... music recordist (as Pat Dillett)
Amanda Goodpaster .... assistant music editor
Lia Vollack .... music editor
Transportation Department
Rodney Beech .... transportation captain (as Rod Beech)
Dave Miller .... transportation co-captain
Red Murphy .... transportation captain
Rob Vreugde .... transportation coordinator (as Rod Vreugde)
Other crew
Michelle Almaz Tadege .... production coordinator
Laura Curry .... assistant: Ms. Silverstone
Gretchen Goode .... production secretary
Leesa Green .... craft service
Leesa Green .... first aid
Kasandra Greene .... production assistant (as Kasandra Greene-Griebel)
John Keel .... assistant: Mr. Borden
Lee Anne Muldoon .... unit publicist
Don Orlando .... production accountant
Burton Sharp .... adr group coordinator
Rob Stark .... assistant: Mr. Brambilla
Peter Weireter .... technical advisor
Pat Williams .... assistant production accountant
Christine Wilson .... script supervisor
Jennifer Harland .... background coordinator (uncredited)
Scott Steyns .... playback coordinator (uncredited)
Ian Zweig .... chef (uncredited)
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Rated PG-13 for violence, drinking and sex-related dialogue
101 min
Color (Technicolor)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Benicio Del Toro and Christopher Walken, previously starred together in Basquiat (1995).See more »
Continuity: When Emily leaves her house and gets into the Cadillac, the license plate reads 'ATH 3' but when she and Vincent are in the parking garage it reads 'ATH 2'.See more »
Raymond:Yeah, right. That's what I'll do, give my car keys to a car thief.See more »
HappinessSee more »


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20 out of 23 people found the following review useful.
A sweet and funny romantic comedy...and a sweet and funny Benicio, 30 March 2003
Author: passetemps from Madison, Wisconsin

This was much better than what I expected.Since it had such poor reviews,I rented the video only to watch my new favorite actor, Benicio Del Toro .I was actually pleasantly surprised at how good he was in a romantic comedy.He should do these more often! He has proved himself in serious roles already, but I think he can be a very refreshing lead in romantic roles. Haven't we seen enough Hugh Grant movies yet? I wont' go into details about the plot,which had an interesting start but looked like it wasn't sure where it was headed at the end.Then again, a movie starring Alicia Silverstone can't be expected to be so plot-conscious...If you're a fan of Benicio, you'll enjoy his unique debonaire charm in this movie.For once, he doesn't look that intense or sad, and we can really feel the tenderness behind his half-smile...I might not be such an objective viewer, but this movie is such a nice distraction from the Julia Roberts, Sandra Bullock romantic comedies...

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