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Keeping the Faith (2000)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 14 April 2000 (USA)
Two friends, a priest and a rabbi, fall in love with the same woman they knew in their youth, but the religious position of both men denies them romance.

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2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »
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Jake and Brian are friends. They are Jewish and Catholic respectively. They would grow up and become a rabbi and priest. Anna, whom they knew when they were younger, comes back to town a stunning woman. Jake is up to be the head of his synagogue but he is not married which doesn't make his appointment any easier. Jake finds himself attracted to Anna but because she's not Jewish, he can't marry her as it would make his appointment less likely. Brian also finds himself attracted to Anna, but the priesthood doesn't allow that. Their friendship is strained when each learns of the other's feelings for her. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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If you have to believe in something, you might as well believe in love.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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14 April 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Divinas tentaciones  »

Box Office

Budget:

$29,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,078,671 (USA) (14 April 2000)

Gross:

$37,036,404 (USA) (4 August 2000)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When young Brian is teaching young Jake the correct way to do the sign of the cross we see Brian consistent making the correct cross but Jake make several incorrect shapes with that last being a famous self-portrait of John Lennon. See more »

Goofs

During Jake's and Brian's slow-motion walk down the busy street, there is a man wearing glasses and a cream-colored jacket. As they approach, the man repeatedly jumps in front of/behind them between shots. See more »

Quotes

Father Brian Kilkenney Finn: No, I'm glad you saved it because it's definitely less weird for me now.
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Crazy Credits

Thank-yous include one to "Salmita Bonita", a reference to actor-director 'Edward Norton''s girlfriend, actress Salma Hayek. See more »

Connections

References Marathon Man (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Let's Get Away from It All
Written by Tom Adair (as Thomas Adair) and Matt Dennis
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Oh-so-sweet
27 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie. I didn't expect much from this film, considering I didn't really know what it was about, but from the moment it started it caught my interest. The story of a rabbi and a priest being best friends just seemed so beautiful to me. There is no religious cracks in this movie and it shows how we all should accept one another's religions.

Then these friends are reunited with their 8th grade best friend, who comes back as a beautiful grown woman. There is an obvious immediate attraction from both guys to her. The only problem is that the rabbi can't be with her because she is not Jewish and the priest can't because he has taken an oath of celibacy. The good part about this movie besides the chemistry between all actors part of this film is that you don't know what will happen. It's not so predictable and you really feel for the actors which is rare these days. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a sweet romance.


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