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Getting There (2002)

This film is about Mary-Kate and Ashley turning sixteen years old and going on a road trip without parents. They are headed to Utah for the Olympics and arrive late. There are also scenes ... See full summary »

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Steve Purcell
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mary-Kate Olsen ... Kylie Hunter
Ashley Olsen ... Taylor Hunter
Billy Aaron Brown ... Danny
Heather Lindell ... Jenn
Jeff D'Agostino ... Toast
Talon Ellithorpe Talon Ellithorpe ... Sam
Holly Towne Holly Towne ... Lyndi
Alexandra Picatto ... Charley Simms
Janet Gunn ... Pam Hunter
William Bumiller ... Gary Hunter
Jason Benesh ... Alexander
Ricki Lopez Ricki Lopez ... Juan
Shelley Malil ... Raj
Marcus Smythe Marcus Smythe ... Mr. Simms
Cheyenne Wilbur ... Male Proctor
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Storyline

This film is about Mary-Kate and Ashley turning sixteen years old and going on a road trip without parents. They are headed to Utah for the Olympics and arrive late. There are also scenes in Las Vegas. The twins do not drive alone in this movie, they take a bus. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Sweet 16 and Licensed to Drive

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

G

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Afrikaans

Release Date:

11 June 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Getting There... See more »

Filming Locations:

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

After Kylie discovers that Taylor, Lyndi, and Danny are not on the bus, they are, in a later scene, shown walking toward the front of the bus, with all their luggage, and they are presumably getting off. When the story later goes back to Kylie and the other three, the bus is driving up to a bus stop and they get off the bus. They should have already been off the bus, considering they would not be standing while the bus was still moving, and there was no-one else on the bus in the previous scene. See more »

Quotes

Charley Simms: Hey, I'm Charley.
Taylor Hunter: Taylor.
Charley Simms: You're either a mirage or lost cause I've never seen anyone my age around here.
Taylor Hunter: I'm real.
Charley Simms: How did you get up here? Sorry, none of my business.
Taylor Hunter: All I wanted was to go to the Olympics. Is that so much to ask. I mean I worked my butt off to get those tickets. I should have gone by myself, but no I had to make it a group trip with my sister and friends. And my luck I got stuck with a group that can do absolutely nothing right! My car got stolen, the Caddy got spiked, we ...
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Soundtracks

Roadrunner
Written by Jonathan Richman
Performed by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts (as Joan Jett and The Blackhearts)
Produced by Kenny Laguna
Courtesy of Blackheart Records
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That's an hour and a half of my life I'll never get back!!!
25 September 2003 | by Kate-162See all my reviews

Ugh, where do I begin? This was the absolute worst movie I have ever seen. Period. The Olsens cannot act at all. They started in the business as babies, and therefore never took acting lessons. So, in their movies they're ALWAYS ditsy blonds, which leads me to believe that they are ditsy blonds in real life, since they can't act. They're seventeen now, and they'll never be taken seriously. How can they be when they actually MAKE movies like this one? There are so many scenes in this movie that make me so embarrassed for the actors... like the whole "H S" scene... horrible, horrible, horrible... just thinking about it makes me want to cry. This is a disgrace to the movie and theater business. If you've seen this movie... I feel your pain, and if you haven't, don't do it unless you want to subject yourself to the worst kind of torture possible... Mary-Kate and Ashley's pathetic attempt at trying to be entertaining. So, bottom line, I'm warning everyone, DO NOT SEE THIS MOVIE... unless you really want to see for yourself how bad it is... but, just trust me, you should be able to find something better to do with your time.


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