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

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Get Over It!  »

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$22,000,000 (estimated)

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

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$11,560,259 (USA) (13 April 2001)
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Trivia

Kirsten Dunst and co-star Ben Foster dated from late 2000 to early 2001. See more »

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When Peter Wong is singing his lips don't move during some of the song. See more »

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[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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No animals were harmed in the making of this film. However, we did manage to sprain two ankles, break one wrist, squirt one extra in the eye with chili and drive our UPM into insanity. See more »

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References Titanic (1997) See more »

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Get On It (Krafty Kuts Latin Funk Mix)
Written by Justin Morey, Rob McDowell and Helen Smallman
Performed by Resident Filters (as The Resident Filters)
Courtesy of Lacerba Records
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pleasant comedy, some laugh-out-loud moments
12 March 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In the new tradition of taking a classic work and casting it as a high school romance (I guess this tradition began with "Clueless", which is still the best of the bunch), "A Midsummer Night's Dream" gets turned into "Get Over It", but as a nice (if occasionally heavy-handed) twist, the movie revolves around a high school production of that play. The really funny moments are provided by Martin Short as the nut-case head of the theatre department, and Ed Begley, Jr. and Swoosie Kurtz as the nut-case sex-therapist parents of the male lead. (There is also some nice slapstick involving a hapless exchange student and some unusually humiliating accidents involving the male lead.)

The leads, Dunst and Foster, are solid. I've always liked Foster, and he is quite good here, and Dunst has a surprisingly nice voice (unless she was dubbed, but I think that it was her voice). Anyway, it's pleasant, occasionally inventive within the rigid confines of the genre, and has a few big laughs in it.


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