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Stuck on You (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 12 December 2003 (USA)
Conjoined twins from Martha's Vineyard move to Los Angeles so that one of them can pursue an acting career.

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May
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Mimmy
Ray 'Rocket' Valliere ...
Rocket
Tommy Songin ...
Tommy
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Moe
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Howard
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Griffin Dunne
Bridget Tobin ...
Vineyard Cutie
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Dicky
Malcolm G. Chace Jr. ...
Vineyard Buddie
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Bob and Walt Tenor are twin brothers, who not only share a passion for life, but also a liver. Thanks to their teamwork, being conjoined twins is not a handicap to them. But, when Walt's dreams of stardom of acting on the screen and Bob's shyness clashes, they both begin to fall out. This doesn't help when Bob's Internet girl arrives in town, unaware of their handicap, and when Walt gains his own TV show with Cher. Written by FilmFanUK

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This is Bob. This is Walt. See more »

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Comedy

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor, and some language | See all certifications »

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12 December 2003 (USA)  »

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$55,000,000 (estimated)

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$9,411,055 (USA) (12 December 2003)

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$33,828,318 (USA) (12 March 2004)
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The eclectic way in which Greg Kinnear sings "Summertime" near the end of the movie is a very close imitation of the way late soul singer Billy Stewart sings the song on his "Unbelievable" album, released in 1966. See more »

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As Walt is singing "Summertime" on-stage, the audio track does not match his lip movements when he is being carried by the group of women. See more »

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April: Can I ask you a personal question?
Walt: Nine inches.
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Late in the end credits Rocket thanks the cast and crew for giving him a chance to act See more »

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Referenced in The Reel Thing (2008) See more »

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Alone Again (Naturally)
Written by Gilbert O'Sullivan (as Raymond O'Sullivan)
Performed by Gilbert O'Sullivan
Courtesy of Grand Upright Music Ltd.
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A wonderful film -- what cinema is made for. But badly mis-marketed.
2 January 2004 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

I went into the cinema with friends and said: "It's a Farrelly Brothers film; you can guess the level of humour." There's Something About Mary I love, but let's face it -- the humour is quite crass, even if the movie does have some heart. So I expected another movie with jokes in bad taste, and lots of humour at the expense of conjoined twins. At least this is how the film has marketed it. However, it couldn't be further from the truth. What has been marketed is quite different to what the film is about.

Whilst the film does have humour -- some movements hilariously funny -- this film is at heart a light drama. And this is by certainly no means a bad thing. When I expected low-IQ humour, what I got was just a really engrossing tale of two brothers who just happen to be conjoined. The chemistry between Damon and Kinnear is just perfect, and the relationship between the brothers (no doubt written from experience by the Farrelly Brothers) was wonderful.

Fox's marketing treatment of the film is appalling. In the trailer, Matt Damon's character says: "We're not Siamese, we're American," and the trailer plays it like he is stupid. Whereas in fact, when watching the film, the context is very different -- he's reacting with indignation, and in defence of their conjoined nature. This is indicative of the entire film. Never is their conjoined-nature used for humour in a bad way.

Throw away what you've seen in the trailers, or what you think the film is about. Go and see this movie that has its heart so very much in the right place -- a great antidote to so many Hollywood films that have the soul of a stone. I don't normally get sentimental with films. I'm the type of viewer that laughs when Jack dies at the end of Titanic. But I went away from Stuck On You knowing I'd seen a very special film indeed. Highly recommended.


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