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Don Roos (written by)
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Release Date:
17 November 2000 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
This October, fall in love with fate. See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
2 wins & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
excellent romantic drama See more (159 total) »

Cast

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Ben Affleck ... Buddy Amaral

Gwyneth Paltrow ... Abby Janello

Natasha Henstridge ... Mimi Prager

Edward Edwards ... Ron Wachter

Jennifer Grey ... Janice Guerrero

Tony Goldwyn ... Greg Janello
Lisa Carpenter-Prewitt ... Carol Wilson

Lisa Joyner ... T.V. Announcer

Richard Saxton ... CNN Reporter

Caroline Aaron ... Donna

David Dorfman ... Joey Janello

Alex D. Linz ... Scott Janello
Juan García ... Kevin Walters

Mary Ellen Lyon ... Ellen Seitz

Joe Morton ... Jim Willer
Thea Mann ... Karen

Matthew Frauman ... Luke

Sam Robards ... Todd Exner
Ty Murphy ... Josh
David McCharen ... Infinity Air Commercial Narrator (as Dave McCharen)

Julianne Christie ... Zola

Jeff Garlin ... Emcee

Johnny Galecki ... Seth
Nicole Tocantins ... Dionne
Ashley Montgomery ... Prom Girl

Erik Aude ... Prom Boy

Scott Alan Smith ... Jack

Mark Ankeny ... Tom

Julia Campbell ... Sue

Michael Laskin ... Frank Steadman
Michael Ayala ... Court T.V. Reporter

David St. James ... Judge
Don Amendolia ... Infinity Attorney
John Levin ... Janice's Attorney
Chris Harrison ... Chicago Anchor
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Pierre Arkansas ... Reporter (uncredited)
Michael R Bowman ... Passengers Brother (uncredited)

Dan Braun ... Ticket Gent (uncredited)
Bob Casper ... Television Reporter (uncredited)

Katherine Disque ... Gate Attendant (uncredited)

Jeffrey M. Hoffman ... Videographer (uncredited)

Kimberley Kates ... Woman at Bar (uncredited)
Mike McIntosh ... Co-Pilot (uncredited)

Maureen Mendoza ... Flight Attendant (uncredited)

David Paymer ... Prosecuting Attorney Mandel (uncredited)

Alastair Surprise ... Airline Passenger (uncredited)

Andy Umberger ... Pilot (uncredited)

Directed by
Don Roos 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Don Roos (written by)

Produced by
Michael Besman .... producer
Alan C. Blomquist .... co-producer
Bobby Cohen .... co-producer
Enfys Dickinson .... content producer
Steve Golin .... producer
Bob Osher .... executive producer
Meryl Poster .... executive producer
Bob Weinstein .... executive producer
Harvey Weinstein .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Mychael Danna 
Dean Landon 
 
Cinematography by
Robert Elswit 
 
Film Editing by
David Codron 
 
Casting by
Sharon Klein 
Patrick Rush  (as Patrick J. Rush)
 
Production Design by
David Wasco 
 
Art Direction by
Daniel Bradford 
 
Set Decoration by
Sandy Reynolds-Wasco 
 
Costume Design by
Peter Mitchell 
 
Makeup Department
Mustaque M. Ashrafi .... assistant makeup artist (as Mustaq Ashrafi)
Tina Earnshaw .... makeup artist: Gwyneth Paltrow
David Forrest .... key makeup artist (as David Craig Forest)
Lynda Gurasich .... key hair stylist
Barbara Lorenz .... hair stylist: Gwyneth Paltrow
Jacklin Masteran .... assistant hair stylist
Janine Rath .... hair stylist: Ben Affleck (as Janine Rath-Thompson)
Whitney Taylor .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Jessica Alan .... post-production supervisor
Daniel R. Chavez .... executive in charge of post production
Leslie Anne Engel .... production supervisor: title sequence
Barbara A. Hall .... unit production manager
Michelle Morrissey .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gabriel Echeverria .... dga trainee
Basil Grillo .... second second assistant director
Don H. Julien .... second assistant director: Chicago
Michele Panelli-Venetis .... first assistant director
Matt Rebenkoff .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Alejandro Aguilar .... labor foreman
Dino Bitsakos .... stand-by painter
Peter Borck .... assistant art director
Steve Bouchard .... propmaker gangboss
Joseph Braus .... purchasing foreman
Ronald Cox .... propmaker foreman (as Ron Cox)
Doug Crawford .... carpenter
Laura J. DeRosa .... art department coordinator
Susan Emshwiller .... set decorator: re-shoots
Francesco Ferrara .... painter
Ellen Freund .... property master
Rina Gardener .... painter
Raymond Ginther .... plaster foreman
Brian D. Gray .... propmaker (as Brian Gray)
Jennie Harris .... assistant set decorator
John Kieselhorst .... graphic
Mike Kohnke .... graphic
Jim Krase .... propmaker
Sean Langdon .... set dresser
James Malley .... set dresser
Larry McGuire .... lead man (as Larry A. McGuire)
Jeffrey McMahon .... propmaker foreman
Todd Morris .... on-set dresser
Gloria Murphy .... assistant property master
Kris Nagle .... welder foreman
Roderick Nunnally .... paint supervisor (as Rod Nunnally)
Steven O'Bannon .... labor foreman
Reginald Piert .... painter
Donnie R. Puga .... second paint supervisor
Jason Puga .... painter
Natalie Richards .... set designer
Mary Saisselin .... set designer
Mark Sakamoto .... co-lead man
John H. Samson .... construction coordinator
Robert Shaklett .... propmaker (as Robert Shacklett)
Dan Sweetman .... storyboard artist
Gyula Toth .... set dresser
Adrian Valdes .... paint gangboss
Jesse Verette .... labor gangboss
Ray Yamagata .... art department assistant
Bryan McBrien .... greens foreman (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Anna Behlmer .... sound re-recording mixer
Gary Blufer .... sound effects
Michael J. Broomberg .... foley artist (as Michael Broomberg)
Willie D. Burton .... sound recordist
Rick Canelli .... adr recordist
Patrick Cicero .... apprentice sound editor
Marc Deschaine .... adr assistant
John Michael Fanaris .... sound effects coordinator
Bruce Fortune .... sound effects editor (as Bruce D. Fortune)
Craig Heath .... sound recordist (as Craig 'Pup' Heath)
Mildred Iatrou .... dialogue editor
Mary Jo Lang .... foley mixer
Daniel J. Leahy .... sound re-recording mixer
John Leveque .... supervising sound editor
Marvin E. Lewis .... boom operator
Kimberly Ellen Lowe .... dialogue editor (as Kimberly Lowe Voigt)
Steve Mann .... sound editor
Tim Mann .... sound effects editor
Anthony Milch .... sound effects editor (as Anthony R. Milch)
Alyson Dee Moore .... foley artist (as Alyson Moore)
Andy Nelson .... sound re-recording mixer
Thomas J. O'Connell .... adr mixer
Steve Pederson .... sound re-recording mixer
Robert Renga .... sound recordist
John Roesch .... foley artist
Denis St. Amand .... sound re-recording engineer
Becky Sullivan .... supervising adr editor
Shawn Sykora .... foley supervisor
Robert Troy .... dialogue editor
Tim Walston .... sound designer
Brooke Henderson Ward .... assistant sound editor (as Broke Henderson Ward)
Bernard Weiser .... sound editor
Lance Laurienzo .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Carolyn Tapp .... foley recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Ron Bolanowski .... special effects coordinator
Ron Bolanowski .... special effects foreman
Gary Zink .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Bruce Branit .... visual effects
Gregory Creaser .... imaging/timing supervisor: Digiscope
Toby Gallo .... senior systems engineer
Brian Hanable .... digital effects compositor
Jeremy Hunt .... visual effects
Al Magliochetti .... visual effects supervisor
Ralph Maiers .... digital effects artist
David Sosalla .... digital effects supervisor: POP Film
Christopher Grandel .... digital effects: Digiscope (uncredited)
Antonio Torres .... digital artist: checking & retouching, Cinesite (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Tom McComas .... stunt coordinator
Tom McComas .... stunt double: Ben Affleck
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Eric Amundsen .... second assistant camera: second unit
Russell Ayer .... lamp operator
Paul C. Babin .... camera operator
Ben Beaird .... key grip
Nick Beaird .... grip
Christos Bitsakos .... camera loader (as Christos C. Bitsakos)
Robert L. Blatman .... director of photography: second unit
Tom Connole .... additional photographer: Chicago
James F. Cornick .... lamp operator (as Jim Cornick)
James F. Cornick .... rigging electrician
Billy Craft .... lighting technician
Steve Craft .... second assistant camera
R. Michael De Chellis .... best boy electric
Brad Edmiston .... assistant camera
Kevin 'Rambo' Fitzgerald .... best boy grip
Jeffrey M. Hoffman .... videographer
Jeff Kunkel .... dolly grip
Eric Lee .... still photographer
Larry Markart .... video playback operator
Kim Marks .... director of photography: second unit
Michael R. Marquette .... assistant camera
Anthony Mollicone .... grip
Chris R. Oliver .... grip (as Chris Oliver)
Billy Pierson .... grip
James Plannette .... gaffer
Jerome L. Posner .... lamp operator
Michael G. Riba .... first assistant camera (as Michael Riba)
William Robinson .... assistant camera (as Bill Robinson)
Eric Sagot .... lighting technician (as Eric Wolfson-Sagot)
Michael Shugrue .... video playback operator
John Trapman .... aerial director of photography
Christopher Warren .... best boy electric: additional photography
Shawn Whelan .... grip
Eric Wycoff .... lamp operator
Eric Wycoff .... lighting technician
 
Casting Department
Chris Bustard .... extras casting
Mark A. Ridge .... extras casting: Chicago
Alyson Silverberg .... casting assistant
Steve Spiker .... extras casting
Barbara Stordahl .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Shawn Barry .... assistant costume designer
Nick Manno .... set costumer
Michelle Roth .... costume supervisor
Lizz Wolf .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Doug Cilley .... post-production assistant
Terrell Clegg .... assistant editor
Colby Enders .... apprentice editor
Phil Hetos .... color timer
Michael T. Wilson .... first assistant editor (as Michael Wilson)
 
Music Department
Michael Baber .... music editor (as Mike Baber)
Simon Changer .... score assistant engineer
Nicholas Dodd .... orchestrator
Isobel Griffiths .... orchestra contractor
Brad Haehnel .... music mixer
Ron Korb .... musician: flute
Andrew Lockington .... assistant to composer
Thomas Milano .... music editor
Christopher S. Parker .... music clearances
Randall Poster .... music supervisor
Randy Spendlove .... executive music producer
Bruce White .... viola
Jim Dunbar .... music consultant (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Rick Chouinard .... transportation captain (as Richard Chouinard)
Dusty Saunders .... transportation coordinator
Michael R. Cairo .... driver: Chicago second unit (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Delara C. Adams .... production secretary: additional photography
Tony Antonelli .... stand-in
Gerard Averill .... location manager
Stephanie Boles .... stand-in
Johnny Braz .... craft service
Garrett Brodie .... assistant: Mr. Golin
Al Cohn .... location manager: Chicago Title Sequence
Judy Heinzen Culotta .... assistant location manager (as Judy Heinzen)
Robert Dawson .... title designer
Breezy Douglas .... photo double: Gwyneth Paltrow
Tad Driscoll .... production accountant
Andrew Federici .... assistant to producer
Amy Roos Flemming .... assistant: Mr. Roos (as Amy Roos)
Robert Foulkes .... location scout
Michael Franck .... helicopter pilot: Chicago
Nick Garrison .... assistant: Mr. Affleck
Amy Hansen .... assistant accountant (as Amy Fishman)
Charles Hansen .... set production assistant
Marie Healy .... key assistant location manager
Michael Herron .... digital video operator
Wittney Horton .... assistant to producer
Jerry Jaffe .... location manager
Carrie Mae Jones .... accounting assistant (as Carrie Jones)
Christopher Kahn .... assistant production coordinator
Lauren Lapham .... assistant: Mr. Affleck
Dave Long .... night light technician
Asha MacLeod .... set production assistant
Tamara Maellaro .... key set medic
Emilie Maison .... press attache france
Mike R. Manzo .... office production assistant
Carol McConnaughey .... unit publicist
Ray McCort .... helicopter pilot: Chicago
Michael Neal .... payroll accountant
Kitty Olisky .... production coordinator
Diesel Pfingsten .... stand-in: Mr. Robards (as Darrell Pfingsten)
Michele Platt .... assistant to producer
Rebecca Robertson .... script supervisor
Lori Rothstein .... assistant: Ms. Poster
Kyle Schember .... accounting clerk
Hakeem Smith .... production assistant
Sunday Stevens .... set production assistant
Natalie Stevenson .... assistant: Ms. Paltrow
Will Sweeney .... assistant to producer
Mark Trapenberg .... set production assistant
John Trujillo .... layout board
Marion Tumen .... additional script supervisor
DeAnne Zarkowski .... animal trainer (as DeAnn Zarkowski)
Joe Zeoli Jr. .... office production assistant
Joe Zeoli .... production assistant
Norman Fessler .... stand-in: David Paymer (uncredited)
Nicole Mandich .... stand-in: Gwyneth Paltrow (uncredited)
Mari Wilson .... script supervisor: additional photography (uncredited)
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for some language and sensuality
Runtime:
106 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
Both Tony Goldwyn (Greg) and Alex D. Linz (Scott) provided voices for Tarzan in Tarzan (1999).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The amount of people on the beach when Buddy gets up off the couch to answer the door when Abby shows up.See more »
Quotes:
Abby:It's not brave if you're not scared.See more »
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Soundtrack:
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40 out of 50 people found the following review useful.
excellent romantic drama, 7 August 2001
Author: Roland E. Zwick (magneteach@aol.com) from United States

`Bounce' is an utterly winning romantic drama, replete with an intriguing storyline, believable characters and honest emotions.

Ben Affleck stars as Buddy Amaral, an arrogant hotshot advertising exec, who, in a rare moment of kindness, offers his seat on an airplane to a young writer desperate to get home to his wife and kids for the holidays. When the man dies in a plane crash, Buddy is suddenly sent on a mission of soul-searching, trying to sort out the complex emotions he is now forced to deal with. When drinking provides no solution, he feels himself compelled to seek out the man's widow, Abby, played by Gwyneth Paltrow, and their two young boys. Buddy keeps his connection with them a secret as he begins to fall in love with Abby and to become a part of their wounded family.

In its bare-boned detailing, the plot may smack a bit of incredibility and contrivance. But thanks to expert writing and directing by Don Ross, every detail in the film feels just right. Take the opening scene, for instance. Ross gives the chance encounter between the two strangers who will be forever tied together by fate the loose, casual, and offhanded quality one finds in real life. Nothing in this film ever seems forced, least of all the romantic feelings these two hurt, vulnerable and attractive people feel for one another. In fact, it is the complexity of the characters that helps `Bounce' to rise above the superficiality of most films in this genre. In addition to Buddy's character-building, we see Abby trying desperately to overcome the bewildering tragedy that has befallen her, unsure of how to deal with her own feelings of loss, guilt and anger that inevitable arise from such a situation.

Affleck and Paltrow bring such an air of thoughtfulness and maturity to their roles that we find ourselves genuinely caught up in their predicament and rooting them on all the way. It's nice for a change to see a romantic film truly centered on a pair of likable grownups as opposed to the superannuated adolescents we usually find in films of this type. Here are flawed, often weak, individuals who nevertheless contain cores of genuine goodness and innate warmheartedness.

The movie also achieves additional depth and weight in its exploration of the vagaries of fate as many of the characters examine the `what if' scenarios that haunt anyone caught up in a situation like this one.

`Bounce' is well written, directed and acted. Even those who don't normally go for love stories should definitely check it out.

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