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If Lucy Fell (1996)

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Two NYC roomies have a pact to jump off Brooklyn Bridge, if they haven't found life partners before she's 30. That's less than a month away.

Director:

Eric Schaeffer

Writers:

Eric Schaeffer (story), Tony Spiridakis (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sarah Jessica Parker ... Lucy Ackerman
Eric Schaeffer ... Joe MacGonaughgill
Ben Stiller ... Bwick Elias
Elle Macpherson ... Jane Lindquist
James Rebhorn ... Simon Ackerman
Robert John Burke ... Handsome Man
David Thornton ... Ted
Bill Sage ... Dick
Dominic Chianese ... Al
Scarlett Johansson ... Emily
Michael Storms Michael Storms ... Sam
Jason Myers Jason Myers ... Billy
Emily Hart ... Eddy
Paul Greco ... Rene
Mujibur Rahman Mujibur Rahman ... Counterman
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Storyline

Joe and Lucy are roommates and best friends. Lucy, whose love life is embarrassingly dull, convinces Joe, who is infatuated with a neighbor he's never met, that if they don't have stable romances within a month, they must jump off the Brooklyn Bridge. Written by Bob Amaden <rumpus@minn.net>

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A comedy for the romantically challenged.

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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Emily Hart's film debut. See more »

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The roses in the final scene when Joe hugs Lucy. See more »

Quotes

Bwick Elias: Sometimes I feel things Lucy.
Lucy Ackerman: What you feel, I treat.
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Carousel Bizarre
Written and Performed by Marcus Barone
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No Offense...
10 July 2020 | by StoshieSee all my reviews

...to Eric Schaeffer, but he's not the leading man type. He's a decent actor, writer, and director, but should stick to acting parts that fit his persona. The handsome, desirable leading man is not his strong suit.

Beyond that, the movie is predictable. We knew the ending right from the beginning. It is an inoffensive, puff piece of a movie, easily forgotten once it is over.

The only slightly interesting part is seeing Scarlett Johansson in one of her earliest roles. Beyond that, there's nothing original here.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

If Lucy Fell See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,308,088, 10 March 1996

Gross USA:

$2,420,162

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,420,162
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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