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Here on Earth (2000)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 24 March 2000 (USA)
A rich college kid is taught a lesson after a joy ride ends up destroying a country restaurant.

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Jasper
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Malcolm Arnold
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Betsy Arnold
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Jo Cavanaugh
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Jennifer Cavanaugh
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John Morse
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Robin Arnold
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Patty
Tac Fitzgerald ...
Pete
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Vanessa
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Charlie (as Erik Kristofer)
Zach Fehst ...
Steve
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The lives of three young people - a rich student, a girl from the "wrong side of the tracks" and her boyfriend - unexpectedly intersect during one fateful summer in the romantic drama "Here on Earth." Kelley Morse (Chris Klein), who is cocky and brash, normally would never have crossed paths with the residents of a small town near his posh private school. But when he takes his shiny new Mercedes out for a drive, he locks horns with some of the locals, including Jasper (Josh Hartnett). As Jasper's willful girlfriend Samantha (Leelee Sobieski) looks on, Kelley and Jasper engage in a dangerous car race that turns disastrous, leaving a popular diner owned by Samantha's mother in ruins. Kelley and Jasper are sentenced to a creatively ironic but fitting punishment: They must help rebuild the diner. Not only does this ruin Kelley's summer plans, he also must board at the home of his rival, Jasper. Kelley begins to fulfill his "sentence," but refuses to have anything to do with Jasper and his... Written by Rebecca <xxbluestarxx@yahoo.com>

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some sensuality and thematic elements | See all certifications »
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24 March 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aquí en la Tierra  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,510,705 (USA) (24 March 2000)

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$10,494,147 (USA) (19 May 2000)
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This movie is mentioned in the song "Wonder (If She'll Get It)" by the band Superchic[k]. See more »

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Kelley wears identical blue Oxford shirts throughout the entire movie, which spans one summer. Odd, but possible. See more »

Quotes

Sam: If you check out my ass when I walk away... your shake will be on your lap.
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References Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1982) See more »

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1,000 Oceans
Written by Tori Amos
Performed by Tori Amos
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Let's count the bad cliche's.
15 September 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Rich vs. poor. Big city vs. small town. White collar vs. blue collar. These things are not original themes in movies. So when one chooses to involve these themes, the situational story-line had better be very original, or very good. This one was neither. I never believed in the romance of the two young lovers in this movie. Neither convincing nor compelling, it just fell flat. Don't bother, even with a video rental.


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