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The Shape of Things (2003)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  16 May 2003 (USA)
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Quiet, unassuming Adam is changing in a major way, thanks to his new girlfriend, art student Evelyn. Adam's friends are a little freaked by the transformation.

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While visiting an art museum, a nerdy college student named Adam meets an iconoclastic artist named Evelyn and is instantly smitten. As their relationship develops, she gradually encourages Adam to change in various ways that surprise his older friends, Jenny and Philip. However, as events progress, Evelyn's antics become darker and darker as her influence begins to twist Adam and his friends in hurtful ways. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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student | friend | art | museum | statue | See All (106) »

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Seduction Is An Art

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Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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16 May 2003 (USA)  »

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A Forma das coisas  »

Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$173,246 (USA) (9 May 2003)

Gross:

$732,241 (USA) (13 June 2003)
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Was originally a play starring Paul Rudd and Rachel Weisz, which played in London in the summer of 2001. See more »

Goofs

In the park scene where Adam and Jenny kiss, Adam's nose looks normal, but at this point he hasn't had the surgery yet. The surgery happens in the next scene. See more »

Quotes

Evelyn: I think everyone should see themselves doing it and their friends should see it too.
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Referenced in American Pie Presents Beta House (2007) See more »

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Pony Street
Written and Performed by Elvis Costello
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Sad ... Not the story, the filmmaking.
11 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

One of the worst films I have ever seen. Trite, inconsistent, overdone characters spouting an endless spray of lip flap, ultimately betraying an idea which might have had impact in more capable hands.

I don't even know why I'm writing this, it doesn't even merit criticism. I want my 90 minutes and 9 bucks back.


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