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Kissing Jessica Stein (2001)

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A woman searching for the perfect man instead discovers the perfect woman.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Westfeldt ... Jessica Stein
Tovah Feldshuh ... Judy Stein
Esther Wurmfeld Esther Wurmfeld ... Grandma Esther
Hillel Friedman Hillel Friedman ... Rabbi
Ben Feldman Ben Feldman ... Self
Robert Ari Robert Ari ... Sidney Stein
David Aaron Baker ... Dan Stein
Jennifer Carta ... Rachel - Dan's Fiancée
Ben Weber ... Larry
Brian Stepanek ... Peter
Nick Corley Nick Corley ... Howard
Jackie Hoffman ... Joan
John Cariani ... Chuck
Scott Cohen ... Josh Meyers
Christopher Berger Christopher Berger ... Malaprops Guy
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Storyline

Jessica Stein is a single, straight, successful, journalist, part of a bonded Jewish family living in New York City, who finds herself not as straight as she thought when Jessica meets and begins an intense friendship with career woman Helen Cooper which ultimately leads to romance. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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When it comes to love, sometimes she just can't think straight.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Many "extras" in the film were people who just happened to be walking by the cameras during filming in New York City. See more »

Goofs

The coffee mug in Joan's right hand and the position of Joan's arms switch repeatedly between shots when she is talking to Jessica in the office hallway. See more »

Quotes

Helen: It's just like kissing a guy.
Joan: No it's not.
Helen: No, it's not.
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Crazy Credits

For our parents. See more »

Connections

Featured in The 2003 IFP Independent Spirit Awards (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Koka
Written by Martin Aurelio
Performed by D*Grinders
Courtesy of New Breed Entertainment and Mixed Breed Music
Through arrangement with Strong Communications
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User Reviews

 
Good until the end
14 May 2003 | by shortqt326See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie. It was hilarious, and very familiar at some degree. Everything in the movie went well until the end. I honeslty wish it would have turned out a little differnet then it did, but otherwise, it was funny, and very touching.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Seeking Same See more »

Filming Locations:

Connecticut, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$346,999, 17 March 2002

Gross USA:

$7,025,722

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,013,424
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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