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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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Isabelle
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Robin
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Jonathon
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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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Just when you're getting close to true love...your hour is up! 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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November 2001 (USA)  »

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Amours et thérapie  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

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 »

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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I Wanna Know Where Nowhere Is
Written by Alex Cantrall, Mike Himelstein, Sander Selover
Performed by Bernadette Barlow (as Bernie Barlow)
Courtesy of Dreamworks/SKG Music Publishing
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This movie made me laugh out loud.
21 August 2001 | by (New York, New York) – See all my reviews

This movie is a rare combination of satire, slapstick, romantic and caper comedy. It is a satire about emotional illness and therapy practice. Courtney Cox and David Arquette are very winning as the high strung, edgy potential couple and Carol Kane is wonderful in her original rendition of the Psychologist/therapist. Arquette and Cox are extremely funny and touching and wacky-excellent physical comedians. Besides the wonderful performances, the original intelligent script and deft direction moves the action and there is never a dull moment. The other members of the cast are well chosen and believable.


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