MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,164 this week

According to Spencer (2001)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  2 November 2001 (USA)
4.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.5/10 from 555 users  
Reviews: 13 user | 2 critic

A young man moves to Los Angeles to make something of himself -- but finds that such a task might take a little more work than he thought -- in this hilarious romantic comedy.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 194 titles
created 04 Sep 2011
 
a list of 44 titles
created 06 Sep 2011
 
ice
a list of 46 titles
created 01 Jan 2012
 
a list of 183 titles
created 28 Oct 2012
 
a list of 10000 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: According to Spencer (2001)

According to Spencer (2001) on IMDb 4.5/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of According to Spencer.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

George takes a trip to Vietnam to find his missing son. George's son Bob and Bob's son Patrick accompany George on the trip. George's son, Brendan, has been Missing in Action since the ... See full summary »

Director: Eugene Brady
Stars: Robin Thomas Grossman, Illeana Douglas, Richard Cox
Some Girl (1998)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Four unstable twenty-something women search for long-term relationships in 1990s Los Angeles.

Director: Rory Kelly
Stars: Marissa Ribisi, Juliette Lewis, Michael Rapaport
Speed of Life (1999)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A son is stuck with caring for his Alzheimer victim father, a former professor who can now barely communicate. Depressed and struggling to make ends meet, an old buddy tries to get him to ... See full summary »

Director: Rob Schmidt
Stars: Scott Caan, Leo Burmester, Mia Kirshner
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Despairing of ever finding love, the insecure Angelo uses a photo of his handsome brother Gino to convince a beautiful Italian girl across the sea to marry him. Gino is delighted for Angelo... See full summary »

Director: Jan Sardi
Stars: Giovanni Ribisi, Adam Garcia, Joe Petruzzi
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A lawyer in his 30s named Danny still dreams about becoming a cowboy when his fiancée leaves him on the eve of their wedding ceremony. Fortunately, for him, not one, but two contrasting ... See full summary »

Director: Gregory C. Haynes
Stars: Adam Trese, Mia Kirshner, Radha Mitchell
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

When a young man new in town, the impressionable Chris Donds (Esteban Powell), is drawn into the super wealthy scene of Los Angeles after dark, he confuses his morals and beliefs for ... See full summary »

Directors: Drew Bell, Jefferson Langley
Stars: Esteban Powell, Alex Solowitz, Brian Klugman
Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

The film follows fictional movie star Gray Evans through the disintegration of his marriage, his gradual mental breakdown, and his increasing obsession with a young film student who reminds... See full summary »

Director: Adam Goldberg
Stars: Marisa Coughlan, Judy Greer, Shalom Harlow
Century Hotel (2001)
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An omnibus of seven stories, all set in the room 720 of Century Hotel, that illustrate the tense and changing nature of relationships between men and women during each of the seven decades between the 1920s and the 1990s.

Director: David Weaver
Stars: Joel Bissonnette, Lindy Booth, Albert Chung
Pussykat (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Director: Lightfield Lewis
Stars: Irene Bedard, Marianna Elliott, Lightfield Lewis
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Lucy has problems. The love of her life is marrying her best friend and the bridesmaid's dress she's supposed to wear is two sizes too small. When the bus she's on breaks down in the middle... See full summary »

Director: Jennifer Derwingson
Stars: Rashida Jones, Linda Carlson, Adam Brody
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A brooding self-styled swinger obsessed with things from the 1950's loses himself in booze and night clubbing amongst similar other men. Meanwhile he pines for the woman he really loves, ... See full summary »

Director: Adam Goldberg
Stars: Adam Goldberg, Nicky Katt, Clea Lewis
The Sausage Factory (TV Movie 2003)
Adventure | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Director: George Verschoor
Stars: Adam Brody, Kyle Ellefson, Kenny Fisher
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Meredith Morton ...
...
Young Spencer (as Sean Flynn Amir)
Rosario Gru ...
...
Robert Kurcz ...
Edit

Storyline

A young man moves to Los Angeles to make something of himself -- but finds that such a task might take a little more work than he thought -- in this hilarious romantic comedy.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

According to Spencer, She's the one... Everyone else thinks so too!

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

2 November 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Admiring Melora  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The original title of this movie was "Garage Sale". See more »

Goofs

In the scene where they are making the film Spencer is supposed to wearing a firefighter costume. He is actually wearing fishermen waiters and not firefighter turnout pants. See more »

Quotes

Spencer: All the great people in history had passion and love. And that's what I want.
See more »

Connections

References Three Colors: Blue (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Something Else
Written by Holly Palmer and Charlton Pettus
Performed by Holly Palmer
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Just an old-fashioned love song? Not exactly!
21 February 2005 | by (Toledo, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Spencer (Jesse Bradford) moves to Los Angeles to start anew. Unexpectly, he runs into (literally!) a car driven by a girl, Melora (Mia Kershner), from his home town who he has admired for years. Voila! She also works at the same advertising firm where Spencer has just signed on as a mail clerk. However, there are complications. To begin, Melora has an on again, off again relationship with a big ad man from the same company. Also, Spencer has a room in an old mansion owned by a gay male couple, who may need him to star in their film project. It is X-rated! Does Spencer have a chance with the lady of his dreams? For those who love old fashioned love stories, this one is a good one! The two stars are wonderfully attractive and funny and the bizarre stream of characters that inhabit the film hit the funny bone, too. The costumes are a bit dismal but the local scenery is very nice. However, a word of caution is advised. There is some racy dialogue pertaining to the gay couple and their pornographic film. While the number of minutes devoted to them is small, those who like good clean fun may be offended. Nonetheless, this film shoots an almost-straight arrow at the heart of those who cherish the timeless tale of love.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
song digoebpsi
Adam Brody littlefreak114
gay roommates??? missltm
giovanni ribisi macabooty
Can someone explain this? cameron-123
song deec19
Discuss According to Spencer (2001) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page