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Two eighth-graders start to have feelings for each other despite being total opposites. Based on the novel "Flipped" by Wendelin Van Draanen.

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Juli Baker devoutly believes in three things: the sanctity of trees (especially her beloved sycamore), the wholesomeness of the eggs she collects from her backyard flock of chickens, and that someday she will kiss Bryce Loski. Ever since she saw Bryce's baby blues back in second grade, Juli has been smitten. Unfortunately, Bryce has never felt the same. Frankly, he thinks Juli Baker is a little weird--after all, what kind of freak raises chickens and sits in trees for fun? Then, in eighth grade, everything changes. Bryce begins to see that Juli's unusual interests and pride in her family are, well, kind of cool. And Juli starts to think that maybe Bryce's brilliant blue eyes are as empty as the rest of Bryce seems to be. After all, what kind of jerk doesn't care about other people's feelings about chickens and trees? With Flipped, mystery author Wendelin Van Draanen has taken a break from her Sammy Keyes series, and the result is flipping fantastic. Bryce and Juli's rants and raves ... Written by anonymous

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You never forget your first love.

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Rated PG for language and some thematic material | See all certifications »

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22 October 2010 (India)  »

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Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$224,233 (USA) (6 August 2010)

Gross:

$1,752,214 (USA) (8 October 2010)
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In the novel, the story is set in the early 2000s. The movie shows it set in the early 1960s. See more »

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When Juli is in the tree that is about to be taken down she looks down at Bryce. The bus arrives and stops (at around 55 mins). The scene cuts to a close-up shot of Juli speaking, then cuts back to a shot looking down at Bryce and the bus (at around 59 mins), but the bus has moved about a meter backwards. See more »

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Bryce Loski: Flat, glossy, iridescent? What the hell does that mean? Juli Baker has always seem plain to me. Until now.
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Da Doo Ron Ron
Written by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich, and Phil Spector
Performed by The Crystals
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By Arrangement with Ace Music Services LLC
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Brought back some memories...
15 November 2010 | by (Nepal) – See all my reviews

The first few minutes sent me back a decade reminding how much we avoided girls or getting our names attached to one..

I really liked how the story showed a basic fact (mostly at least) :

"The one you love doesn't love you back, and you don't love the one that loves you!"

Though the main story is not that all can relate to, the background or the base of the story was really nice. The character development was good, not like many movies which focus on only the main characters. Though the story was a little predictable, the movie is enjoyable and among a few to which we can relate to.

This movie is definitely worth a watch.

And it deserves an 8 out of 10.


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