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Gray Matters (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 13 July 2007 (Spain)
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They finish each other's sentences, dance like Fred and Ginger, and share the same downtown loft--the perfect couple? Not exactly. Gray and Sam, are a sister and brother so compatible and inseparable that people actually assume they are dating. Mortified, they both agree they must branch out and start searching for love. He'll look for a guy for her and she'll look for a gal for him.

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Sue Kramer

Writer:

Sue Kramer (as Susan Kramer)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Heather Graham ... Gray Baldwin
Bridget Moynahan ... Charlie Kelsey
Tom Cavanagh ... Sam Baldwin
Molly Shannon ... Carrie
Rachel Shelley ... Julia Barlett
Bill Mondy ... Jordan Phillips
Don Ackerman ... Conrad Spring
Warren Christie ... Trevor Brown
Alan Cumming ... Gordy
Sissy Spacek ... Dr. Sydney
Campbell Lane ... Harry
Samantha Ferris ... Elaine
Tim Perez ... Roberto (as Timothy Paul Perez)
Benjamin Ratner ... Derek
April Telek ... Lana Valentine (as April Amber Telek)
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Storyline

Gray and Sam are brother and sister and best friends, flatmates in New York City, where she creates ad campaigns and he's a surgery intern. Their social life is too insular, so they head to a dog park so Sam can, maybe, meet a woman. He does - Charlie - a zoologist new in the city; he likes her immediately, and the feeling seems mutual. As the three of them spend time together, what if Gray's feelings for Charlie aren't just sisterly? Not only might this explain her solitary life, but it could lead to real dilemmas - with Charlie (who's sweet, but a bit opaque) and with Sam. No advice comes from Gray's therapist, but a co-worker and a cab driver give theirs. Can Gray sort things out? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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A romantic comedy about a brother, a sister and the girl of their dreams.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some mature thematic material, sexual content and language | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Official site and blog

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 July 2007 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

A Garota dos meus Sonhos See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$25,711, 25 February 2007, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$59,619, 11 March 2007
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Cavanagh and Graham have both seperately apappeared on US sitcom Scrubs, however they do not share any scenes together. See more »

Goofs

When Gray is drinking tea, she keeps changing her grip on the yellow mug. See more »

Quotes

Sam: What are you doing?
Gray: I want to die right now. I never want to see another human being as long as I live.
Sam: You're just coming out.
Gray: I am never coming out of this elevator.
Sam: This is probably the biggest revelation of your entire life. It's normal to be going nuts. It's normal.
Gray: I don't feel normal. I'm sick and tired of everyone saying it's normal, it's typical, it's ordinary. I don't feel any of those things.
Sam: Well how do you feel?
Gray: Lonely.
Sam: Why?
Gray: Because I'm never going to be able to walk down the ...
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Connections

References Fatso (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Cheek to Cheek
Written by Irving Berlin
Performed by Jane Krakowski & Tony Sotos
Courtesy of Bob Yari Music
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Highly recommend
4 November 2006 | by LMolhoSee all my reviews

I saw Gray Matters at the Hampton Film Festival and what a great choice I made. This movie is a must see. Molly Shannon is laughed out loud funny. Tom Cavanaugh and Heather Graham have amazing chemistry. Bridget Moynihan looks stunning. Alan Cumming and Sissy Spacek round out this unbelievable cast. I left this movie on such a high. Everyone who was walking out of the movie was saying how much they loved it from age 13 to an elderly couple and all ages in between. The scenes of Manhattan, music, dancing #'s, and most of all the acting and storyline were phenomenal. I was amazed to find out that this is a new director who also wrote the movie! I can't wait to see more of her work.


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