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Keeping the Faith (2000)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  14 April 2000 (USA)
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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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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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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£261,887 (UK) (15 September 2000)

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ESP 292,473,005 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Stuart Blumberg (producer and writer of the film) appears in the movie as Len, a co-worker of Anna. See more »

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When Jake and Brian are inside the karaoke shop talking with the salesman we can see that the outside world constantly changes from night to day through the windows and door. See more »

Quotes

Anna Riley: I work harder than God. If He had hired me, He would have made the world by Thursday.
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Thank-yous include one to "Salmita Bonita", a reference to actor-director 'Edward Norton''s girlfriend, actress Salma Hayek. See more »

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References The Godfather (1972) See more »

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The Way Things Used to Be
Written and Performed by Peter Salett
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an absolute charmer
12 April 2000 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

Norton, Stiller, and Elfman are an absolute delight! Edward Norton does a bang-up job of a debut film, keeping things light, entertaining, and very, very funny-- and it's great to see him lighten up after such fare as "Fight Club." A uniformly great cast, a witty, literate script, three scintillating lead performances, and a talented young director add easily up to the best romantic comedy since Woody Allen's "Everyone Says I Love You". Take your friends, take a date, take your grandma-- this is one everybody will enjoy, and you'll definitely come out smiling.


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