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Heights (2005)

R | | Drama, Romance | 15 July 2005 (USA)
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Spanning twenty-four hours, Heights follows five New Yorkers challenged to choose their destiny before the sun comes up the next day.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Neiden ...
Mark (as Matt Davis)
Rachel Siegel ...


Young and attractive lawyer Jonathan is soon to be married to Isabel but then he meets young actor Alec and they fall in love. Isabel's mother, Diana, finds out the truth about Jonathan who now has to choose between Isabel and Alec, and his choice is ...

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, brief sexuality and nudity | See all certifications »




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Release Date:

15 July 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aukstumos  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$52,885 (USA) (17 June 2005)


$1,158,405 (USA) (23 September 2005)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


James Marsden and Elizabeth Banks later reunited in Walk of Shame (2012) but they couldn't repeat the success of The Heights. See more »


At the audition of Alec with Liz, it is established that Alec lives on the fifth floor while Isabel lives on the third floor. But at the beginning of the movie, Isabel comes downstairs from her apartment and passes another apartment door near the stairs. Approximately five seconds after she passes, Alec comes out of THAT apartment with his dog. Since when is the fifth floor at a lower level than the third floor? See more »


[looking at Peter's copy of Benjamin's catalog]
Diana Lee: Well, he still has impeccable taste.
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Crazy Credits

The producers with to thank The Staff at Blue Rock ... See more »


Features Suzy Malick: Dreaming (2010) See more »


Baile Baile Baile
Performed by Marc Ribot and Cubanos Postizos
Courtesy of Atlantic Records Group
By Arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing
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A thoughtful story about desperation
13 February 2006 | by (North Carolina, USA) – See all my reviews

I truly enjoyed this film. I had heard so much about it online and from friends, so I finally watched it the other night. I was very impressed. It's so nice to see Glenn Close back in the limelight this past year. She is one of the best. Ms. Close was also the perfect actor to play the role of Diana Lee. She brought veracity, desperation, and charm to a character that may have otherwise been easily disliked. Desperation can be a truly likable quality in a film's character. Each one of the characters in this story had a quiet desperation about them. Desperation and denial. Key aspects of all human lives. I challenge anyone to tell me these were not realistic characters. The story itself or the situations they were put into, maybe not. You have a famed actress who has everything except a stable relationship with her husband, a struggling photo journalist slowly realizing her life isn't a perfect as it seems, a youthful lawyer seeking the perfect way to forget himself, and a young actor needing more than just a steady gig onstage. I highly recommend this film. You'll come away feeling something, and that is the most important thing.

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