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Head Over Heels (2001)

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A young woman is attracted to a man despite her thinking she's seen him kill someone.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Amanda
... Jim Winston
... Jade
... Roxana
... Candi (as Sarah O'Hare)
... Holly
... Lisa
... Halloran / Strukov
... Alfredo
Erin-Marie Dykeman ... 10 Year-Old Amanda
... Tommy
Elysa Hogg ... Tommy's Girlfriend
Kristina Lewis ... 17 Year-Old Amanda
Ben Silverman ... Charlie
Sam MacMillan ... Charlie's Date
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Storyline

Amanda Pierce is from Iowa and works as a restorer of Renaissance paintings for the New York Metropolitan Museum. She has just finished another frustrating relationship, when she found her boy-friend with a model on her bed. She decides to move and share a flat with four stupid but nice super-models. She meets Jim Winston, who lives in front of her window. She falls in love with him. One day, she sees Jim killing a woman - Megan O'Brien - through her window and Amanda and her four roommates decide to investigate what really happened. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Four supermodel roommates. One regular girl. The guy next door doesn't stand a chance. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, crude humor and language | See all certifications »

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2 February 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Folles de lui  »

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Box Office

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$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,804,595, 4 February 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$10,397,365, 4 March 2001
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Claire Danes was originally set to play the lead role of Amanda Pierce, but dropped out at the last moment. Monica Potter, who'd already been signed on for a smaller role, was moved into Amanda's part as a result. See more »

Goofs

Jim Winston demonstrates his dagger-throwing prowess by throwing a dagger at a room divider. The dagger hits the divider several feet above the release point, and at least six or seven feet to Jim's left. It should have struck the wood angled significantly down and to the right. In the close-up, however, the dagger is shown stuck in the wood with its axis perfectly level, and at 90 degrees to the surface. See more »

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Amanda: I know what you're thinking, you may think you have the worst taste in men, but you don't... I do. My grade school boyfriend left me for someone with boobs, my high school boyfriend Charlie left me for well, someone with out any boobs.
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From the movie Lola rennt (1998) (uncredited)
Written by Johnny Klimek, Tom Tykwer, Reinhold Heil
Performed by Tom Tykwer (as Tykwer), Tonemeister, Klimax
Courtesy of X-Filme Creative Pool/TVT Soundtrax
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Cute movie, for someone in the mood for slapstick, physical comedy.
25 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

I predicted the "critics" would review this film poorly, and I was right. If I were a professional (paid) critic, I'd feel obligated too. But as a fun film to watch for sheer entertainment, my wife and I thought it was a hoot. The plot isn't terribly important, but it involves an FBI agent (Prinze) trying to solve a diamond smuggling crime ring while falling for a pretty art restorer (Potter). It would be a very straight and un-funny film without the four models!!

Potter's character needs a new place when she finds her boyfriend cheating on her, so finds what amounts to a large closet with a window for rent at $500 a month ("cash, please, if you can") in a luxury apartment that is given to four models. They like to rent out the "extra room" for a little spending money. But these models are funny, say the darndest things, fall over things, into things, and generally make the slapstick part of the film work. Along with a Great Dane that runs and knocks Potter down every time he sees her - except the last time!

None of the acting is great, but it is all OK. The dialog is snappy and funny most of the time. Film fans who enjoy "Dumb and Dumber", "Happy Gilmore", and "High Heels and Low Lifes" would probably also enjoy "Head Over Heels." I rate it "7" of 10 for sheer fun.


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