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Anywhere But Here (1999)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  12 November 1999 (USA)
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A mother and daughter search for success in Beverly Hills.

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Benny
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Carol
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Hisham Badir
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4 Year Old Ann
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Man with Mercedes
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Assistant Hotel Manager (as Yvonna Kopacz)
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Girl on T.V. (as Eva Amurri)
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Storyline

Fed up with her small-town Bay City existence, Adele August leaves her family and second husband and heads for Beverley Hills with her daughter. The teenager resents the move and her mother's always flamboyant behaviour and in turns plans to get away to university on the east coast. Mum's plans are different - she wants a movie star for a daughter. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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A story of a mother who knows best... and a daughter who knows better.

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for sex-related material | See all certifications »

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12 November 1999 (USA)  »

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Cambio de vida  »

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Budget:

$23,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£64,964 (UK) (3 December 1999)

Gross:

$18,653,615 (USA) (18 February 2000)
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Trivia

When Ann is auditioning for a movie role, the casting assistant calls for a "Karen Scarborough". Karen Scarborough is the payroll accountant for the film. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Adele wakes up Ann to go see the sun rise, they are looking West out on the Pacific Ocean, but the sun would be rising in the East, not the West. To view anything in that direction, they would be watching the sun set. See more »

Quotes

Benny: You know what?
Ann: What?
Benny: Your boobs are getting big.
Ann: Shut up!
Benny: [giggling] Mary Girling and Julie Eastman.
[motions boobs on his chest]
Benny: Getting really big ones!
Ann: Don't be gross.
Benny: Oh, boobs aren't gross. Boobs are beautiful.
[laughs]
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Features Wheel of Fortune (1983) See more »

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Come Here
Written by Lili Haydn, Rick Boston
Performed by Lili Haydn
Produced by Marius De Vries & Carmen Rizzo
Lili Haydn appears courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corporation
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Anywhere and Everywhere
26 May 2002 | by (Here) – See all my reviews

I picked this movie up because I was curious to see Natalie Portman in something that was pre Star Wars. I liked this movie. Natalie and Susan were wonderful as mother and daughter. Susan Sarandon is such an outstanding actor. Better and better with every movie she does.


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