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Here on Earth (2000)

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

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Aquí en la Tierra  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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ESP 5,854,428 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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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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When Kelley is getting out of the shower, you can see his shorts under the top of the towel See more »

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Jasper: You know what I'm really doin' up there, Richie?
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Jasper: Your mother.
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Romantic Tripe
2 May 2001 | by (Seattle WA) – See all my reviews

I watched this movie to see the direction one of the most promising young talents in movies was going. Unfortunately, with this movie, Leelee Sobieski has chosen a path not only well worn, but completely free of any meaningful destination. This movie used every hackneyed trick in the book to leave the screen, tap you on the shoulder and politely ask if it can have your heartstrings so that it may give them a good tug. Romance can be done well, and when it is, the viewer is left feeling the love portrayed on screen. During the emotional climax of this movie, I laughed. Heartily. To save you the time and money, I would suggest, instead of seeing this movie, you have a meal of Karo syrup and Velveeta. It's about the same.


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