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The Shrink Is In (2001)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  November 2001 (USA)
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A young woman impersonates a shrink to win over her Prince Charming.

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Samantha, a travel writer suffering from claustrophobia, agoraphobia, and a whole host of other phobias, isn't exactly lucky in her romantic fate. But when her pshycologist suffers a major mental breakdown, she secretly poses as the missing shrink in an effort to turn Michael, her new neighbor, towards her and away from his girlfriend. Through her chase, Samantha meets the happy-go-lucky magazine salesman, Henry. What follows is a series of events that lead to the one question Samantha has to face: Is she thinking with her heart... or with her mind? Written by Michelle Piekarus

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for language, some sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »
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Amours et thérapie  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Ziggy Marley performs a cover of "Let Your Love Flow" on camera at the end. See more »

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In the first 2 minutes, after Chris Potter pulls in at the airport, an extra wearing a burgundy shirt can be seen in direct perspective behind Courtney Cox staring, waving and smiling at the camera. See more »

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Robin: Nick and I have our problems but we've been together for ten years, and you know why? Cause in spite of it all we love each other for exactly who we are, no ones pretending to be something they're not. That's how successful relationships work in the real world,Samantha; you should try it some time.
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Written by Jo Lioyd, David Magee, James Wright
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Enjoyable
4 August 2004 | by (England) – See all my reviews

I accidentally taped this film on Channel 4, instead of taping something else. Seeing that it had Courtney Cox and David Arquette, i decided to watch it.

It was a Wednesday afternoon and my decision came after the evaluation that there was little else to be done. So, I sat down, and expected to cringe at yet another hideously horrible film. I mean, what else is shown at 1am?

But, i was pleasantly surprised. OK, so the film doesn't really break any rules, and it's hardly the equivalent of _____________ (insert favourite film) but it was very enjoyable.

It had its share of laughs and though a bit predictable, it certainly was worth watching. And it was certainly in a higher league than some of the romantic movies out today! (A recent example being "Along Came Polly", a real disappointment)

If you're stuck for something to watch and just want to relax, this is the film for you. No thinking required. Just an hour or so of fun.


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