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Bounce (2000)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 17 November 2000 (USA)
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A man switches plane tickets with another man who dies in that plane in a crash. The man falls in love with the deceased one's wife.

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Mimi Prager
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Ron Wachter
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Janice Guerrero
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Greg Janello
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Carol Wilson
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T.V. Announcer
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CNN Reporter
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Donna
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Joey Janello
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Scott Janello
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Kevin Walters (as Juan García)
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Ellen Seitz
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Jim Willer
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Buddy (Affleck) has just signed an airline in Chicago as a big client, but is ironically delayed at the airport waiting for a flight to LA on that same airline. He meets fellow passenger Greg, who opts to be bumped, even though it means missing an activity with his older son. When the flight gets resumed, Buddy thinks he's doing a good deed by swapping tickets with Greg so he can get home to his son. Sadly, the flight crashes. Buddy conspires with his friend, the ticket agent that night, to take his name off the passenger list and put Greg's on. Once he's back in LA, his new client dictates that the company run a series of feel-good ads about the crash. Buddy feels very hypocritical, and completely loses it when the commercials win a Cleo. After going through re-hab, he decides he needs to check on Greg's widow. But he doesn't plan on falling in love with her. Written by Tony B

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This October, fall in love with fate. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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

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17 November 2000 (USA)  »

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Un vuelco del corazón  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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$11,423,716 (USA) (17 November 2000)

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$36,779,296 (USA) (5 January 2001)
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Tony Goldwyn (Greg) and Joe Morton (Jim) plays in 2012 hit tv show Sacndal Staring Kerry Washington. Tony plays the President who is Washington's love interest and Joe plays Washington's daddy. See more »

Goofs

Buddy's sandwich during the meal after Abby clinches the deal. See more »

Quotes

Janice: Ticket?
Buddy Amaral: You know what, you just took it!
Janice: What?
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Connections

Referenced in Will & Grace: Whatever Happened to Baby Gin? (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm No Ordinary Girl
Written by Dean Landon, Anika Paris and Donna Pacifici
Performed by Anika Paris
Courtesy of Edel America Records, Inc.
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Above average romance
7 June 2003 | by (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) – See all my reviews

What makes BOUNCE rise above the average of romantic films is the direction of Don Roos, who also made the eccentric THE OPPOSITE OF SEX. Here he avoids sappiness but every now and then the film gets quite melodramatic. However, Gwyneth Paltrow and Ben Affleck are surprisingly good and have a nice chemistry, in a good and warm date movie.

7/10


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