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Stuck on You (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 12 December 2003 (USA)
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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 ...
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Griffin Dunne
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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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Brothers. Best Friends. Twins. (Joined at the waist by 9 inches of flesh). See more »

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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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Agarrado a Ti  »

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Budget:

$55,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$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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When May finds out that Bob and Walter are conjoined twins, they are holding a Dunkin' Donuts bag. There are no Dunkin' Donuts in Los Angeles. See more »

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Drive-by Heckler: Hey, Freaks!
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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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Spoofs The Matrix Reloaded (2003) See more »

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Written and Performed by Jimi Hendrix
Courtesy of Experience Hendrix LLC/MCA Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Under-appreciated Farrelly Brothers Film
21 January 2005 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Bob (Matt Damon) and Walt (Greg Kinnear) are conjoined twins (joined at their lower trunks--they share a liver) from Massachusetts. They own a burger joint named "Quickie Burger" and Walt has a love of acting. Walt decides to move to California to try his luck at the big time, and although Bob is initially reluctant, he also has a beautiful "Internet pal" in California who he's been talking to for more than three years.

Compared to some of directors Bobby and Peter Farrelly's other films, such as Dumb and Dumber, There's Something About Mary, and Me, Myself And Irene, we could say that the humor in Stuck On You is much more subtle. That fact may be off-putting to viewers who come to Stuck On You primarily as fans of the Farrelly Brothers' previous work. There are still outrageous gags here, but they tend to be funnier if you exercise your intellect a bit, and believe it or not they are more rooted in reality than some other Farrelly Brothers films. If you are familiar with Daisy and Violet Hilton's story, for example--they were infamous sideshow performers who were conjoined twins--you'll note similarities, such as how they approached relationships with persons of the opposite sex.

Like much of the Farrelly Brothers other work, however, Stuck On You is as heartwarming as funny, and on one level, it's primarily a very odd romance film. It also seems that perhaps this is the most personal of their films so far, and it may very well be a depiction of their love for each other as brothers. That also gives Stuck On You a slightly more serious edge, but one that works very well. This is a quality drama in addition to being a comedy leaning towards absurdism. That may sound like a strange combination, but it flowed smoothly for me as a viewer.

The performances by Damon and Kinnear are on target, and their love interests, May (Wen Yann Shih) and April (Eva Mendes) are intriguing and not at all clichéd. The extended cameos by Cher and Meryl Streep, as themselves, are very entertaining, and the supporting cast is excellent.


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