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Here on Earth (2000)

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

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Samantha
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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
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Pete
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Vanessa
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Charlie (as Erik Kristofer)
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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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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)

Gross:

ESP 5,854,428 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Trivia

Melissa Joan Hart was considered for the role of Samantha. See more »

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When Kelley is getting out of the shower, you can see his shorts under the top of the towel See more »

Quotes

Earl Cavanaugh: It's good to be your father.
Sam: It's good to be your daughter.
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Referenced in Xchange (2001) See more »

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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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dump the sweety and get with a real ass fatty_matty_macdee
why is everybody dissin on the movie!! eguzman09
Jasper or Kelley? matilda_star86
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if you've seen a walk to remember, no need to see this mel-375
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