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New York Minute (I) (2004)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  7 May 2004 (USA)
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Jim, The Bike Messenger
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One day in New York City, as Jane Ryan tries out for an overseas college program and her sister Roxy schemes to meet her favorite punk rockers, a series of mishaps throws their day into chaos. In order for them both to accomplish their goals, the normally adversarial sisters decide to unite against the forces around them. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Anything can change in a New York minute.



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild sensuality and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

7 May 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ein verrückter Tag in New York  »

Box Office


$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,962,106 (USA) (7 May 2004)


$14,687 (Iceland) (13 August 2004)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Bob Saget has a cameo role. As the Olsen twins (wearing bathrobes), go running past him in the streets of New York, he turns around and stares at them, as if he knows who they are but cannot remember their names. Bob Saget played Danny Tanner on the sitcom _"Full House" (1987/I)_, in which he was the father of Michelle Tanner (played by the Olsen twins). See more »


On the train near the beginning, Roxy is slamming the door to the bathroom and when Hudson McGill opens the door, she hits him on the chest, however he grabs his eye instead. See more »


Roxy Ryan: Come on you can poopy, just a little one.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live in the 2000s: Time and Again (2010) See more »


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Why did I even bother?
11 October 2004 | by (The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

My girlfriend has a thing going for the Olsen twins (no, not that kind of thing), and I decided to go along with it and watch New York minute with her. What I got? An easy to digest, easy to forget, silly and rather stupid little movie. Just what I expected.

The twins are divided into the extremely original barbie-wild girl types who decide in the end they truly love each other. You know, after 90 minutes (oh, if it only lasted 1 minute!) of arguing and stuff.

Everybody's happy in this one, so the girls meet some cute guys and even the bad guys have a certain charm (it's Andy everybody! Man, where have you been?). And when the girls get lost in Harlem they're just gonna get their hair cut. Uh-huh.

Only watchable because of Levy and our main man, Mr. Andy Richter. Otherwise: ouch. 3/10.

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