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Sidewalks of New York (2001)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  30 November 2001 (USA)
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The interlocking lives and loves of six New Yorkers.

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Tommy
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Gio / Harry
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Hilary
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Maria
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Katy
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Annie
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Dr. Lance (as Tim Jerome)
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Ben
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Elevator Girl
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Ashley
Ted Neustadt ...
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Six New Yorkers have an interrelated series of relationships. TV producer Tommy, who's just broken up with his girlfriend, has a short relationship with commitment-phobe Maria, who he meets in a video store, and also hooks up with married real-estate agent Annie, who he meets while apartment hunting. Annie is open to a relationship because her husband, Griffin, is cheating on her, which she slowly comes to realize through talking to her friend/co-worker who's gone through the same thing. Griffin, a 39-year-old dentist, is cheating with 19-year-old waitress Ashley, who he picked up in a park; she realizes she can do better when Ben, a hotel doorman and aspiring musician, tries to pick her up, in a belated attempt to recover from his divorce a year ago from schoolteacher Maria (the same Maria from the video store). Most of these relationships seem driven more by a desperate need to be in a relationship than actual love. Written by Jon Reeves <jreeves@imdb.com>

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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30 November 2001 (USA)  »

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Calles de Nueva York  »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$545,132 (USA) (23 November 2001)

Gross:

$2,402,459 (USA) (10 May 2002)
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The painting in Tommy's (Edward Burns) home office is of the house Ed Burns grew up in on Long Island. See more »

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When Ben is sitting in the bathroom strumming his guitar, the chords change but the fingers of his left hand clearly do not. See more »

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Carpo: I'm going to tell you something, I'm speaking from experience here. I am about the biggest dog there is. But it is not a good idea to fool around with married women. It's bad karma, kid.
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Sheep Go to Heaven
(1998)
Instrumental - John McCrea (as J. McCrea)
Stamen Music / EMI Blackwood Music Inc. (BMI)
Performed by Cake
Original version from the album Prolonging the Magic (1998)
Capricorn Records LLC
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Really a likeable guy...
14 August 2003 | by (Fairfield, Ct) – See all my reviews

Edward Burns is kind of like a younger, cooler, clever Woody Allen. Not so much going on satire and art, Edward Burns films are modern art commenting on the condition of dating, especially in NYC.

His films really are just best described as likeable films. I personally believe these films can be liked by everybody because their films that everybody, at some point, will relate to.

Sidwalks of New York was a film I was urging myself to see for a while. After seeing No Looking Back, another great Burns flick, I rented this film and found it charming, true, and honest. I like Edward Burns and personally think if this coast was as stoned as California is we'd be voting him into office right alongside a rapstar.


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