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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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Charlie (as Erik Kristofer)
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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sensuality and thematic elements | See all certifications »
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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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This movie is mentioned in the song "Wonder (If She'll Get It)" by the band Superchic[k]. See more »

Goofs

While Kelly is drinking and talking to the cows about going to the dance, the number of beer bottles sitting on the wooden block fluctuates between shots. 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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Referenced in Xchange (2001) 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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Here on Earth is a tear jerker for all ages...
31 March 2000 | by (Honolulu, Hawaii) – See all my reviews

All I have to say is that this movie is the bomb. You are going to cry when you see this. I mean, this is a reminder for everyone how hard and easy it is to fall in love. It reminds you of the days during your youth when you were carefree and everything that was bad for you was washed away with a single kiss. Even though I am still a teen, this is how I live my life. When I am with that certain someone, everything that was negative in my mind was erased. So, I give this movie a 10 for it's heartfelt message and touching plot. Actors Josh Hartnett and Chris Klein I also give a 10 for having a cute face.


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