"If you don't take risks, you'll have a wasted soul." - Drew Barrymore. Ever since the second grade when he first saw her in E.T. The Extraterrestrial, Brian Herzlinger has had a crush on Drew Barrymore. Now, 20 years later he's decided to try to fulfill his lifelong dream by asking her for a date. There's one small problem: She's Drew Barrymore and he's, well, Brian Herzlinger, a broke 27-year-old aspiring filmmaker from New Jersey. But that doesn't stop Brian and his film school pals from doing everything they can think of to convince Barrymore to go out with him - and documenting their quest along the way. Equipped with a video camera they have to return to Circuit City in 30 days and the $1,100 Brian won on a game show (where the winning answer was, prophetically, "Drew Barrymore"), they've got one month to accomplish their mission. To succeed, they'll need to negotiate an army of publicists, agents, producers and assistants who surround the star so Brian can pop the question. My ... Written by
30 days, $1100, For an Ordinary Guy to Get a Date with Drew Barrymore
30 September 2005 (Norway)
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Opening Weekend: $85,222
(5 August 2005)
(16 June 2006)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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The film was shot in a month because 'Brian Herlzinger' wanted to return the video camera to Circuit City under their 30-Day Return Policy to save the cost of renting a camera. As a result of the widely publicized move, Circuit City introduced a 'restocking fee' to be deducted from any future customer refunds. See more
[refering to a sign with a Drew Barrymore Quote over the reception desk at E! Entertainment
If this was this was a risk I was suppose to take, then why did I feel like I was wasting my soul? I needed something to reassure me I was doing the right thing. You know, like a sign. And then as I was walking up to the reception desk... can you believe it? Right in front of me was a sign! I mean literally, it was... a sign!
References Charlie's Angels
Working My Way Back to You
Performed by The Spinners
Composed by Denny Randell
, Sandy Linzer
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
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