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Cast

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Chris Klein ... Kelley

Leelee Sobieski ... Samantha

Josh Hartnett ... Jasper

Michael Rooker ... Malcolm Arnold

Annie Corley ... Betsy Arnold

Bruce Greenwood ... Earl Cavanaugh

Annette O'Toole ... Jo Cavanaugh

Elaine Hendrix ... Jennifer Cavanaugh

Stuart Wilson ... John Morse
Ronni Saxon ... Robin Arnold
Maureen O'Malley ... Patty
Tac Fitzgerald ... Pete

Jessica Stier ... Vanessa

Erik Eidem ... Charlie (as Erik Kristofer)

Zach Fehst ... Steve

Michael Piznarski ... Albert
Peter Gregory Thomson ... Abel Shiverson
Isabell O'Connor ... Judge Maddick (as Isabell Monk)
Garth Schumacher ... Pastor (as Garth C. Schumacher)

Chris Carlson ... Paramedic
Jack Walsh ... Mr. Lackett

Peter Syvertsen ... Vin Pemrose
Stephen Yoakam ... Dr. Falco
Eden Bodnar ... Amanda Fielding
Mary Woolever ... Nurse
Barbara Kingsley ... Hospital Nurse
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

H.T. Altman ... Preppy Kid (uncredited)

Paul Cram ... Funeral Mourner (uncredited)
Teena Flowers ... Picnic Participant (uncredited)

Chuck Murphy ... Male Cop (uncredited)
Joel Thingvall ... Hospital Technician (uncredited)

Directed by
Mark Piznarski 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Michael Seitzman (written by)

Produced by
Jeffrey Downer .... executive producer
David T. Friendly .... producer
David Higgins .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Andrea Morricone 
 
Cinematography by
Michael D. O'Shea (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Robert Frazen 
 
Casting by
Nancy Foy 
 
Production Design by
Dina Lipton 
 
Art Direction by
James F. Truesdale 
 
Set Decoration by
Diana Stoughton 
 
Costume Design by
Isis Mussenden 
 
Makeup Department
June Brickman .... key makeup artist
Dina Dainty .... assistant hair stylist
Kim Santantonio .... key hair stylist
Mary Jo Seidl .... assistant hair stylist
Cara Sophia Tollefson .... first makeup artist (as Cara Tollefson)
Brenda Torre .... additional makeup artist
 
Production Management
Charlie Davis .... post-production supervisor
Jeffrey Downer .... unit production manager
Jack L. Murray .... production manager: non-DGA
Jack L. Murray .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lisa J. Bloch .... second assistant director
Dave Halls .... second second assistant director
Susan J. Hellmann .... second assistant director: second unit
Daniel Silverberg .... first assistant director
Ron Stein .... second unit director
Jeffrey Wetzel .... first assistant director: second unit
 
Art Department
Alton Anderson .... painter (as Alton K. Anderson)
Nick Aune .... carpenter
Bryan Axell .... painter
Kevin Bangert .... carpenter
Joseph Barillaro .... stand-by painter
Alexander Barnes .... painter
Cadence Baron .... swing gang
Curtis Bellows .... paint foreman
Jodie Bender .... greens
Sarah Black .... painter
Chris Call .... property master
Alexandra Roff Carr .... painter
John Alan Champion .... buyer
Adam Chase .... painter
Duncan A. Chase .... painter
Tara Costello .... painter
Betsy Donovan .... painter
Tim Drackert .... carpenter
Therese 'Bobo' Eberhard .... paint foreman
W. Therese Eberhard .... paint foreman
Matthew Eder .... painter
Lori K. Engels .... assistant property master
Richard Fernandez .... set designer
Paul Forneris .... carpenter
Bradley G. Grasser .... swing gang
Michael 'Spam' Hall .... carpenter
Tony Hanson .... painter
Kelly Hemenway .... lead scenic (as Kelly Rae Hemenway)
Trish Herrmann .... on-set dresser
Kenneth J. Kellers .... leadman (as Kenneth Kellers)
Tracy Kruse .... carpenter
Daniel John Lorge .... painter
Chris Murphy .... carpenter
Keith Neely .... assistant art director
Kyle Oglesby .... painter
Nathan Olson .... carpenter
Lars Petersen .... construction consultant
Buster Pile .... construction coordinator
Christopher Redmond .... assistant property master
Bradford Richardson .... lead graphic designer
Michael G. Richer .... construction foreman (as Michael Richer)
Rich Romig .... set designer (as Richard Romig)
David Rongstad .... painter
William Rusnacko .... carpenter
Bruce Schultz .... carpenter
Tim Schwob .... construction foreman (as Timothy Schwob)
F. Andrew Scott .... painter
Dwight C. Swanson .... gang boss
Susan J. Tveit .... art department coordinator
Joseph Waterkotte .... gang boss (as Joe Waterkotte)
Douglas Weatherhead .... painter
Chris Weglinski .... swing gang
William A. Wilson .... swing gang
Emijo Winner .... carpenter
 
Sound Department
Mark Allen .... sound effects editor
Chris C. Benson .... cable person
David Betancourt .... foley mixer
James Bolt .... sound re-recording mixer
David Burk .... assistant sound editor
Gary Coppola .... sound re-recording mixer
Dawn Fintor .... foley artist
Robert Janiger .... production sound mixer
Robert Janiger .... sound mixer
Trevor Jolly .... sound supervisor
Trevor Jolly .... supervising sound editor
R.J. Kizer .... adr editor
Dave Kulczycki .... dialogue editor
Cliff Latimer .... sound editor
David Lucarelli .... adr recordist
Caitlin McKenna-Wilkinson .... assistant sound editor
Matt Patterson .... sound recordist
Charleen Richards .... adr mixer
John Rodd .... sound recordist
George W. Scott .... boom operator
Alicia Stevenson .... foley artist (as Alicia Irwin)
John Soukup .... sound transfer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Mark Allen .... effects editor
John C. Hartigan .... special effects coordinator
Paul Murphy .... special effects coordinator: Minnesota (as Paul A. Murphy)
Michael A. Thompson .... special effects foreman
Chris Walkowiak .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Lee Berger .... digital effects executive producer: Rhythm & Hues
Chris Consani .... digital effects art supervisor: Rhythm & Hues
Daphne Dentz .... digital effects producer
Phil Holland .... scanning & recording operator
Sharon Holly .... visual effects producer
Uel Hormann .... 2D supervisor
Joe Mancewicz .... animation setup
Josh Margolies .... visual effects editor
Sei Nakashima .... digital effects matte painter: Rhythm & Hues
John Rau .... 2D compositor
John Rauh .... digital artist
Hudson Shock .... 2D compositor
Jesse Silver .... digital effects matte painter: Rhythm & Hues
Suponwich Juck Somsaman .... CG artist
Rich Thorne .... visual effects supervisor
Brandon Craig .... render supervisor (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Steve Blalock .... stunts
Lance Gilbert .... stunts
James M. Halty .... stunts (as Jim Halty)
Buddy Joe Hooker .... stunts
Henry Kingi .... stunts
Erik Rondell .... stunts
Dana Stein .... stunts
Ron Stein .... stunt coordinator
Michael Tremont .... stunts
Jeffrey Wetzel .... stunts
Danny Wynands .... stunts (as Dan Wynands)
Danny J. Yates .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Fredrick Albrecht .... key grip: second unit (as Fred Albrecht)
Laura Mae Bobick .... additional second assistant camera
Greg Bubb .... Steadicam operator
Greg Bubb .... camera operator: "b" camera
Brian Bullen .... electrician
Peter Clemence .... key grip
Edward Cohen .... best boy electric: second unit (as Eddie Cohen)
Ed Dally .... additional second assistant camera
Sam Emerson .... still photographer (as Sam Young Emerson)
James Farrell .... best boy grip: second unit
Mark Figueroa .... second assistant camera: second unit
Moe Flaherty .... second assistant camera: second unit
Ronald A. Francis .... camera operator: second unit
Joseph Gallup .... electrician
Jeff Gatesman .... gaffer: second unit
Stephen Gorman .... video playback operator: second unit
Mike Gulenchyn .... electrician: second unit
Paul Guthrie .... additional second assistant camera
Tony Hanson .... electrician: second unit
Michael Hartzel .... electrician
William H. Hobson .... company grip (as William Hobson)
Christian J. Hollyer .... second assistant camera: Boston
John R. Kaplan .... best boy grip: second unit, Boston
Don McCuaig .... director of photography: second unit (as Donald M. McCuaig)
David Meyers .... rigging gaffer
George A. Olson Jr. .... first assistant camera: second unit (as George A. Olsen Jr.)
Rory Olson .... electrician
Paul Paguyo .... company grip
Mike D. Parker .... grip: second unit
Blake Rizk .... grip: second unit
James Schaidler .... company grip
Jack S. Schlosser .... gaffer
Ramy M. Selim .... electrician: second unit (as Ramy Selim)
Joseph Slagerman .... best boy electric
Todd Slyapich .... first assistant camera: second unit
Steven H. Smith .... camera operator
Steve Speers .... additional second assistant camera
Wally Sweeterman .... first assistant camera
Christopher Thompson .... second assistant camera
Jeff Villars .... dolly grip
Peter Vongrossmann .... company grip
Wilson Webb .... electrician (as Wilson R. Webb)
Niel Williams .... best boy grip (as Neil Williams)
 
Casting Department
Lynn Blumenthal .... casting: Minnesota
Loop De Loop .... voice casting
Johnny Gidcomb .... adr casting
Sarah Jane Hill .... casting associate: Minnesota
Diana Jaher .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alexandria Forster .... costume supervisor
Beth McKeever .... wardrobe assistant
Ann Miller .... key set costumer (as Annie Miller)
Trina Mrnak .... set costumer
Lisa Powers .... set costumer: second unit
 
Editorial Department
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Robert Malina .... apprentice editor
Dennis McNeill .... color timer
Sandy S. Solowitz .... assistant editor: avid
Tracey Wadmore-Smith .... assistant film editor
Robert Mendoza .... post-production assistant (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Brent Brooks .... music editor: temp music
Sandy DeCrescent .... music contractor
Brian Dembow .... musician: viola
John Ellis .... musician: oboe
Endre Granat .... musician: violin
Jim Harrison .... supervising music editor
Dan Higgins .... musician: saxophone
Jim Kanter .... musician: clarinet
John Kurlander .... score mixer
John Kurlander .... score recordist
Dana Millman .... music supervisor
Andrea Morricone .... conductor
Andrea Morricone .... orchestrator
Bryan Pezzone .... musician: piano
John Rodd .... orchestral score recordist
Dennis Sager .... scoring engineer
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Joann Turovsky .... musician: harp
James Walker .... musician: flute
Mike Knobloch .... music executive (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Charley Bob Burnham .... transportation coordinator
Don Haggerty .... production driver
Michael Kennedy .... transportation captain (as Mike Kennedy)
Leo Skudlarek .... driver: set dressing department
James R. White .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Erin Acker .... assistant: Mr. Friendly
Sarah Bertsch .... violin teacher
Susan Boyajian .... voice actor
Joe Cappelletti .... adr voice artist
Jose Carillo .... catering assistant
Wendy Carr .... craft service
Dave Dustin .... set medic: Rescue Resources Inc.
Steven Eddy .... production assistant
Adam Erickson .... production assistant
Kurt W. Gensmer .... set medic: Rescue Resources Inc.
Deena Graf .... production assistant: second unit
James Gregory .... caterer: Hall of Fame Catering
Kelly 'K-2' Heikkila .... location manager
Jesse Hove .... location assistant
Jesse Hove .... production assistant
Michael D. Howe .... production assistant
Theresa Hunsberger .... production assistant
Jurgen Jass .... production assistant: second unit
Jennifer Johanneson .... production assistant
Julie Kaupa .... assistant production coordinator
Hilary Kolman .... assistant: Mr. Higgins
Joshua Leadholm .... production assistant: second unit
Kevin Lohmann .... production assistant
Kristopher Long .... production assistant
Michael McCaffrey .... production assistant
Michael McGahey .... assistant: Mr. Friendly
Beth McKeever .... production assistant (as Beez McKeever)
Scott Nelson .... ambulance service: Red Wing Fire Department
Leah M. Otto .... film commissioner: Minnesota
Luke Ployhar .... production coordinator
Luis Racer .... production assistant
Susan Ransom .... production assistant
Alison Rothman .... first assistant accountant
Kathy Salaski .... craft service
Erika Schlager Dos Santos .... craft service: second unit
Cathy Schweickhardt .... second assistant accountant
Taffy Schweickhardt .... payroll accountant
Tyson Smedstad .... production assistant: second unit
Beth Smith .... script supervisor (as Beth A. Smith)
Deb Staloch .... caterer: Hall of Fame Catering
Tom Steel .... stage crew
Matt Story .... production accountant
John Strahm .... assistant location manager (as John H. Strahm)
John H. Strahm .... assistant location manager
Mark Sussman .... additional voice
Damon Tedesco .... stage crew
Michael Tremont .... assistant: Mr. Piznarski
Valerie Flueger Veras .... assistant: Mr. Downer (as Valerie Anne Flueger)
Dana Wagner .... production assistant (as Dana M. Wagner)
Jared Yeater .... production assistant: second unit
Andrew Zilch .... production assistant
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for some sensuality and thematic elements
Runtime:
96 min | Germany:93 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
This movie is mentioned in the song "Wonder (If She'll Get It)" by the band Superchic[k].See more »
Goofs:
Incorrectly regarded as goofs: Kelley wears identical blue Oxford shirts throughout the entire movie, which spans one summer. Odd, but possible.See more »
Quotes:
[talking about Kelley's new car]
Steve:I could have sex with a car like that.
Charlie:Just don't burn your wood on the tale's pipe.
Steve:No, I mean I could have sex with a woman if I have a car like that.
Kelley:Steve you couldn't have sex with a woman if you gave her a car like that.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Xchange (2001)See more »
Soundtrack:
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14 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
Lacking in several areas.., 9 September 2002
Author: Boyo-2

..that separate good, memorable movies from movies like this. Its not entertaining, touching, funny, interesting and at times feels a little sub-human. The principals act like they are other-worldly, in the worse way, when they are supposed to be relating to each other and the audience.

Starts out conventionally enough. Rich kid gets new car for graduation but the dean says he can't have the car until after the ceremony. Goes joy-riding nonetheless, and stops in the diner on the wrong side of the tracks for a quick argument with the local yokels. Wise-asses the waitress/girlfriend of the head yokel. Shockingly, they play chicken until they accidentally burn down the diner they left three minutes earlier (aren't all diners five feet from the gas station?).

They told they have to Pay The Price in court, so the only reason to get this 'fish out of water' to stay in town is to come up with the scenario that both boys have to assist in the rebuilding of the diner. Worse than that, the rich kid in staying with the family of the un-rich kid..in the room above the attic. That 'room above the attic' has rescued many a person in need of a bed..

Rich kid inexplicably is treated well by the girlfriend, who never mentions to him that he nearly killed her. This does not bode well, of course, with her boyfriend, and is never fully explained. You don't know why Sam (Leelee Sobieski) falls for Kelley (Chris Klein), or why Jasper (Josh Hartnett) allows it.

Chris Klein is tolerable, Leelee completely intolerable, and Josh does not register much of an impression. The character with the most life is the judge that sentences Kelley and Jasper to help re-build the diner. She gets off at least one funny remark, which is more than anyone else does. Everyone is so morose and humorless that you will feel a little sill if you even think of smiling while the movie is on.

The ending is one way to end the piece, not the most original, but at least it was over. I don't enjoy trashing a movie that some little girl somewhere in the world might really love, but since I am not one, I have to. The nicest thing I can say about this movie is that its not mean-spirited, and although it fails to compel, its innocence and home-spun, corny dialogue comes from a nice place. 4/10.

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