Get Over It (2001)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  9 March 2001 (USA)
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When Berke Landers, a popular high school basketball star, gets dumped by his life-long girlfriend, Allison, he soon begins to lose it. But with the help of his best friend Felix's sister ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Maggie (as Zoë Saldana)
Beverly Landers
Frank Landers
Mistress Moira
Peter Wong


When Berke Landers, a popular high school basketball star, gets dumped by his life-long girlfriend, Allison, he soon begins to lose it. But with the help of his best friend Felix's sister Kelly, he follows his ex into the school's spring musical. Thus endues a love triangle loosely based upon Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream", where Berke is only to find himself getting over Allison and beginning to fall for Kelly. Written by Will Nixon

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Young, Free And Single. Again. See more »


Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some crude/sexual humor, teen drinking and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

9 March 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Get Over It!  »

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Box Office


$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,134,977 (USA) (9 March 2001)


£3,541,124 (UK) (13 July 2001)

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Did You Know?


Singer Sisqó made this movie just before he gained fame (briefly) for "The Thong Song". See more »


In the bench kissing scene, the editors decided to digitally remove the beer bottle from Kelly's hand. They didn't replace it with anything so it looks like she has a deformed claw for a hand when she walks to the bench and sits down. Later in the scene, the bottle is off to her left where there was no bottle before. See more »


[first lines]
Berke Landers: [narrating] She was the first girl to see me naked. Granted we were 7 years old at the time, but I had a feeling, even then. There's really something about the first girl you play doctor with. Maybe it's cosmic or something. Or perhaps it's just that she's seen your package and didn't run away screaming. Whatever it was, Allison and I were made for each other. A perfect fit. So, when her family moved away, I knew that some day, some how, fate would bring us back together.
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Crazy Credits

The closing cast credits feature the main actors dancing to 'Sisqo' and Vitamin C ('Colleen Fitzpatrick' ) performing Earth, Wind & Fire's "September." See more »


References A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999) See more »


Little Longer
Written by Peter Cofield
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It's fun to be a fairy!
23 June 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

OK, i picked this film to watch on a night in with the girls because it looked funny and it had Kirsten Dunst in it, and lets face it everyone loves her! But I have to say it has now become one of my favourite movies, its filled with funny dialogue, funky songs and jam packed with cool stars. I love Martin Short as the over dramatic Play director (being a drama student i have had directors very similar to him!)

The movie does constantly slip in and out of reality but the amazingly funny songs do hold it together and leave the the audience with the tunes stuck in there heads for days! With Vitamin C appearing in the opening sequence and the finale alongside Sisqo, it is hard not to fall in love with the music! I think it is clever that the movies narrative is based on Shakespeares "A midsummer nights dream" which is also the play that is performed in the finale of the movie. And Get over it could be used in schools to help desperate teenagers to understand the sometimes complex story lines of Shakespeares plays. Overall the movie fits the typical teen movie criteria, but at the same time it has some quirky gimmicks that are really funny. Its a perfect film to regain that feel good feeling after a rubbish day!

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