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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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$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$1,752,214 (USA) (8 October 2010)
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Rob Reiner's first directorial effort to be produced by Castle Rock Entertainment, the company he co-founded, since The Story of Us (1999). See more »

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During the Basket Boy scene, when Bryce grabs Juli to kiss her and she avoids it, she runs past him. In her point of view she is standing on the opposite side and turns away and runs. See more »

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Juli Baker: As we stood there, I realized that all these years we'd never really talked. But that day we started.
Bryce Loski: And I knew we'd be talking for a long time.
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There Goes My Baby
Written by Jerry Leiber, Ben E. King (as Ben King), Lover Patterson, Mike Stoller, and George Treadwell
Performed by The Drifters
Courtesy of San Juan Music
By Arrangement with Fine Gold Music
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A simple, classic, heartwarming story
28 November 2010 | by (Indonesia) – See all my reviews

Of all the movies I've seen lately, Flipped was amongst the most refreshing. If it had been done by a different director and had different screenwriters, it might be a terrible cliché. Story of first love, known each other since kids, bla bla bla, we've all heard it before.

But this movie, it was so pure and so realistic, which is what I love about it most. It wasn't over the top romantic, but it was enough to tug my heartstrings and made me go "awwww" instead of going "ewwww".

The characters felt like real people, and the issues faced in the story felt so real and believable, it made me believe in the basic form of love once more, and that it still existed in real life (even though I know it's just in the movies, but still).

Anyway, if you're looking for a story that is refreshing yet vintage, and wanting to have a lovey-dovey grin plastered on your face, then this is the movie to watch.


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