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The Shrink Is In (2001)

A young woman impersonates a shrink to win over her Prince Charming.

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Samantha Crumb
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Henry Popopolis
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Michael
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Dr. Louise Rosenberg
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Robin
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Storyline

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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Rated R for language, some sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »
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November 2001 (USA)  »

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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 »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Louise: You haven't heard from Henry huh?
Samantha: I tried to find him at the place where he supposedly worked and they said they'd never heard of him so either he never existed or he just doesn't want anything to do with me.
Louise: What do you want?
Samantha: I want him.
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Peppyrock
Written by Chris Dell, Mark Jackson
Performed by Btk (as BTK)
Courtesy of Ignition Records
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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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