MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2 this week

Good Advice (2001)

6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 5,295 users  
Reviews: 49 user | 19 critic

An investment banker loses everything and must discover what's important in life.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 titles
created 03 Nov 2011
 
a list of 37 titles
created 15 Jul 2012
 
a list of 34 titles
created 12 Sep 2012
 
a list of 29 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 40 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Good Advice" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Good Advice (2001)

Good Advice (2001) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Good Advice.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Five Aces (1999)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Chris Martin is a bachelor who wants to take the plunge and marry to his long-time girlfriend. Wanting to enjoy his last few days when he is bachelor, Chris spends several nights hanging ... See full summary »

Director: David Michael O'Neill
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Christopher McDonald, David Sherrill
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A decorated firefighter has his wife and son leave him because of his violent tendencies, including playing a game of Russian Roulette with his wife. Only trouble is he believes that the ... See full summary »

Director: Craig R. Baxley
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Mare Winningham, David Andrews
Famous (2000)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A documentarian decides to follow the career of New York actress Lisa Picard, believing she is on the brink of fame. Instead, he bears witness to Lisa's continued, humorous, struggles as an... See full summary »

Director: Griffin Dunne
Stars: Laura Kirk, Nat DeWolf, Griffin Dunne
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A cop, his partner, and his father uncover a plot by city elders to smuggle drugs from Mexico into Phoenix, Arizona.

Director: Bret Michaels
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Mark Dacascos
Superclásico (2011)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Christian is a Copenhagen wine seller on the brink of bankruptcy. Equally unsuccessful in just about every other aspect of life, it has been 17months since his wife Anna left him. Anna ... See full summary »

Director: Ole Christian Madsen
Stars: Mikael Bertelsen, Anders W. Berthelsen, Jamie Morton
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A psychological thriller that takes you through the mind of convicted killer, Michael Raine, and his experiences on death row. Was he guilty of killing his girlfriend or was he a victim of ... See full summary »

Directors: Marvin Baker, Bret Michaels
Stars: Bret Michaels, Martin Sheen, Kristi Gibson
Comedy | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A young woman relay races across Canada with her boyfriend and another couple to bail her brother out of a marijuana charge.

Director: Malcolm Ingram
Stars: Jaimz Woolvett, Breckin Meyer, Jake Busey
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Bobby Bishop (Sheen) is a special assistant to the President of the United States. Accidentally, he meets his friend professor Pochenko on the street. Pochenko has time to tell Bishop about... See full summary »

Director: George P. Cosmatos
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Donald Sutherland, Linda Hamilton
Postmortem I (1998)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The only thing James wants is to remain away from Scotland. One day, however, he receives a fax, a printout of an unknown person's obituary. The next day, he is charged and arrested for the murder of this person.

Director: Albert Pyun
Stars: Charlie Sheen, Michael Halsey, Ivana Milicevic
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

After a man finally gets over his former girlfriend, who has moved to Los Angeles and become a television star, and falls in love with another woman, the former girlfriend's show is canceled and she wants him back.

Director: Brian Burns
Stars: Milla Jovovich, David Krumholtz, William Baldwin
Loose Women (1997)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Director: Paul F. Bernard
Stars: Sherry Ham-Bernard, Melissa Errico, Marialisa Costanzo
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Director: Tim Cronenweth
Stars: Brenda Bakke, Tony Barerra, Tim Cronenweth
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Page Hensen
...
Cindy Styne
...
Barry Sherman
...
Cathy Sherman
...
Iris
...
Donald Simpson
...
Veronica Simpson
...
Ted (as John DeLancie)
...
Lucy Stone
...
Carl
...
Nancy (as Troy Beyer)
Andrew Berman ...
Steven
Christopher Burkott ...
Mail Room Clerk
...
Jim Pearson
Edit

Storyline

Ryan is a womanizing stockbroker whose unethical business practices cost him his job and his trader's license. Unable to find another job, he is forced to move in with his equally self-involved (and completely oblivious) girlfriend, Cindy, an insensitive advice columnist on the cusp of losing her own job due to her poor advice and slow work habits. Finding that the truth behind his moving in has nothing to do with romance, Cindy runs off with another man. Ryan decides to stay in the apartment and earn a living by doing Cindy's job. Ryan establishes himself with Cindy's editor, Page, as Cindy's go-fer, collecting Cindy's paychecks and mail and delivering "her" columns. Initially as hopelessly inept as Cindy in giving advice, he nearly gets the column canceled. However, he rapidly grows into the job and the combination of forced introspection, research and the growing knowledge that he is touching other people's lives transforms him. The column becomes an amazing success. Ryan finds his... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

From fixing stocks to fixing hearts.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 November 2001 (Netherlands)  »

Also Known As:

Consejera matrimonial  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Charlie Sheen met his future wife, Denise Richards, on this movie. See more »

Goofs

When Ryan is talking with Page over drinks/contract discussions, the camera moves in and out from Ryan/Page to Page. In the switch between close-up and distant shots, you see locks of hair dangling near Page's face in the close-ups, but, in the distant shots, her hair is perfectly set. See more »

Quotes

Barry: [after getting yelled at by his wife while holding the phone] Yes, "legs welded shut".... And an eggroll, please.
See more »

Connections

References Wall Street (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

Rock Pig
Performed by Ghetto Cowgirl
Music by Thomas Laufenberg
Words by marc Norman
Copyright 1999,sledville music
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Surprisingly good
14 December 2001 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

Ever see a movie that was way better than you expected it to be? (For example, "Fools Rush In" with Matthew Perry) Good Advice is one of those movies HBO will probably show over and over, and I'll watch it every time it's on! Ma-Sheen turns in a great performance, as does Jon Lovitz, and Angie Harmon is as gorgeous as ever. A fun movie, any day of the week.


10 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
How did the movie end? Tombelmore
Rosanna Arquette and Jon Lovitz sanjukta
Recommendations? age273
Rating???? queencandace92
Good picture I never heard of. cosmokramer-4
It was not a 9/10, neither is it 5/10 . . . kdy_9
Discuss Good Advice (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?