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The Shrink Is In (2001)

 -  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 Crumb
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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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Falling in love can drive you crazy... See more »

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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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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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Samantha: Like you said, people think with their heads too much and not with their hearts and I think, I THOUGHT that you and I should think with our hearts.
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Take a Chance
Written by Chris Jackson
Performed by Terell the Ghetto Romeo
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Charming but thin chick flick
20 August 2006 | by (London, UK) – See all my reviews

An easy-going, boil-in-the-bag romcom. It relies a little too much on slapstick to fill out its 90 mins but, given its simple plot it's got enough wit and clean charm to make a go of it.

I've always been a Courtney Cox fan and she definitely gives us something in addition to regurgitating Monica Gellerisms. David Arquette is a sweet, chubby version of Adam Sandler. This slightly off-kilter duo, a real life couple, have a first-class straight 'guy' in Viola Davis (one of the better coloured actresses in Hollywood, doing the day job stoically).

There's nothing to it but it's not too sickly for a wet afternoon on the sofa. 3/10


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