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If Lucy Fell (1996)

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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 ... See full summary »

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Eric Schaeffer

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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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 March 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La fille d'en face See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$4,635,344
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Emily Hart's film debut. See more »

Goofs

Bwick Elias is carried to make two perfect red footprints on the canvas, then in the next scene with the canvas, there are two red blotches that look nothing like his original footprints. See more »

Quotes

Man in Gallery: [Lucy and Bwick are on a date and are sitting outside. A man walks up them ringing a bell] Ring the bell. Make a wish. Twenty dollars.
[Bwick gives the man money and rings the bell. He hands it to Lucy]
Lucy Ackerman: [Lucy rings the bell. She clothes her eyes as she rings the bell. She looks behind her and sees a taxi] IT WORKED! Thanks.
[she gives the man back the bell and runs to the taxi. Bwick takes his money back from the man]
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Mandy
Written by Richard Kerr and Scott English
Performed by Marry Me Jane
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A new york woman and man search for love in the 30 year old singles scene
2 September 1998 | by VeronaSee all my reviews

Essentially, I found this movie meaningless. Even though I do like Sarah Jessica Parker, Joe (played by Eric Schaeffer) seemed like an unnecessary jerk. He who has been watching through a telescope supermodel Elle MacPherson, suddenly becomes turned off by her when she admits to having fantasized about him. Dissapointing ending.


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