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Say It Isn't So (2001)

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Jo and Gilly date. They find out they're brother and sister. Jo moves away. Gilly finds out that he's not Jo's brother and that Jo's getting married. Can he stop the wedding in time?

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J.B. Rogers
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Klein ... Gilbert Noble
Heather Graham ... Josephine Wingfield
Orlando Jones ... Dig McCaffrey
Sally Field ... Valdine Wingfield
Richard Jenkins ... Walter Wingfield
John Rothman ... Larry Falwell
Jack Plotnick ... Leon Pitofsky
Eddie Cibrian ... Jack Mitchelson
Mark Pellegrino ... Jimmy Mitchelson
Brent Hinkley ... Streak
Henry Cho ... Freddy
Richard Riehle ... Sheriff Merle Hobbs
Brent Briscoe ... Detective Vic Vetter
Ezra Buzzington ... Stewart
Julie White ... Ruthie Falwell
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Storyline

Young orphan Gilly (Klein) finds out his lover Jo (Graham) may actually be his biological sister. After they break up he discovers he's not related and travels across the country to stop her impending wedding. Unfortunately the entire nation has heard the same story and thinks he's just after incestuous thrills. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, crude humor and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 March 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dime que no es cierto See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,861,903, 25 March 2001

Gross USA:

$5,520,393

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,320,393
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The town of Beaver, Oregon does exist. It is located 20 miles South of Tillamook, OR, and 20 miles East of the Pacific Ocean. However, no filming of this movie ever took place even remotely close to it. See more »

Goofs

At the very beginning, a family is sitting down for dinner with a guest. The mom says the meal is takeout from Pizza Hut. Pizza Hut did offer Spaghetti in the 1990's and early 2000's. See more »

Quotes

Walter: Do you know what the Bible says about fucking your own sister? Don't.
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Alternate Versions

DVD includes six deleted/altered scenes, one of which is an extended ending where, after Klein finds out who his mom is, we cut to him and Graham on the roof to his vet office and he says that there is are only lonely people then they kiss and live happily ever after. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Bad Movie Beatdown: Strange Wilderness (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

What Does It Mean Now?
Written by Karl Wallinger
Performed by World Party
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Expect the unexpected along with the usual raunchiness
13 June 2003 | by Ddey65See all my reviews

This movie is typical of the raunchy comedy you can expect from Bobby & Peter Farrelly. Perhaps I haven't seen enough of their movies to make an adequate judgment, but I didn't notice anything "missing vibes" from it. There are a few surprises in it however, that could make you ask questions beginning with "Who Knew?":

Who knew Orlando Jones could be cool? If you saw his 7-Up commercials you wouldn't think he was. For the record, his character was not Jimi Hendrix, or his ghost, or some nut who thought he was Hendrix.

Who knew Sally Field could pass herself off as a villainess, and a comical one at that? Fans who like her best during her Gidget/Flying Nun years will be just as surprised as those who praise her for Sybil, Norma Rae, Places in the Heart, and similar TV-Movies & tear-jerkers.

Who knew the Farrelly Brothers would make a woman suffer so much heartbreak? In There's Something About Mary, we have Ben Stiller sobbing it up over the presumed loss of his object of desire. Here we have Heather Graham doing the same thing over a man she loves, but still believes is her brother.

Who knew an otherwise sugar sweet poem would be used as a weapon on any pets spending their final moments on earth? There's the scene where Chris Kline recites the poem he uses for abandoned animals he's about to exterminate for Heather Graham. I don't care how beautiful she thought it was, if I were any of those animals I'd be as scared of that poem as I would of the idea of being killed on the expiration date.

Anyway, this movie has a lot of sleaze, a lot of heart, and a lot of surprises. If you're not the uptight prim and proper-type, check it out.


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