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In Her Shoes (2005)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 7 October 2005 (USA)
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Strait-laced Rose breaks off relations with her party girl sister, Maggie, over an indiscretion involving Rose's boyfriend. The chilly atmosphere is broken with the arrival of Ella, the grandmother neither sister knew existed.

Director:

Curtis Hanson

Writers:

Jennifer Weiner (based on the novel by), Susannah Grant (screenplay)
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cameron Diaz ... Maggie
Anson Mount ... Todd
Toni Collette ... Rose
Richard Burgi ... Jim Danvers
Candice Azzara ... Sydelle Feller
Brooke Smith ... Amy
John Mastrangelo Sr. John Mastrangelo Sr. ... Di Bruno Bros. Cheese Guy
Emilio Mignucci Emilio Mignucci ... Di Bruno Bros. Cheese Guy (as Emilo Mignucci)
Mark Feuerstein ... Simon Stein
Terrance Christopher Jones ... Lawyer
Nicole Randall Johnson ... Rose's Assistant
Kateri DeMartino ... Ferocious Shopper (as Kateri Demartino)
Brandon Karrer Brandon Karrer ... Canal House Guy
Jon Ingrassia Jon Ingrassia ... Bartender
Jason Peck ... Cuervo Carl
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Storyline

Two sisters, plus a dead mother, a remarried father, and a hostile step-mother. The sisters, each in her way, have perfected the art of losing. The elder, Rose, is an attorney, responsible, lonely, with a closet full of shoes. The younger is Maggie, beautiful, selfish, and irresponsible. Her drunken behavior gets her tossed by her step-mother from her dad's house; worse behavior gets her tossed from Rose's apartment. Then, while searching in her father's desk for money to filch, Maggie finds an address; the past and the future open up to her and, with any luck, may open to her sister as well. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Taglines:

Friends. Rivals. Sisters.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

En sus zapatos See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,017,575, 9 October 2005

Gross USA:

$32,880,591

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$83,073,883
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Director Curtis Hanson approached Toni Collette before filming and asked the actress about gaining weight for the part. Collette had complied and proceeded to gain twenty-five pounds for the part, which she subsequently lost during the film's shooting, which is to reflect her character. See more »

Goofs

Maggie carries bag and black plastic "luggage" getting off the train and making phone call. But when she walks into grandma's room, the bag is missing. See more »

Quotes

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Maggie Feller: Your 10-year high school reunion. Everybody wants to make a good impression and I was making mine on Ted, Tad?, whatever...
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Featured in The 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2006) See more »

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I Got You Babe
(1965)
Written by Sonny Bono
Performed by Richard Jah Ace & The Sons of Ace (as Richard Jah Ace and The Sons of Ace)
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Good performances but too slow
6 January 2014 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Rose Fellow (Toni Collette) is a hard working straight laced lawyer. Her sister Maggie (Cameron Diaz) is a hot drunken mess who can't keep a job. They have a massive fight after Maggie sleeps with Rose's boyfriend. Maggie becomes homeless and starts living with a grandmother (Shirley MacLaine) neither knew. Meanwhile Rose quits her job and starts a dog walking business.

This movie is too unnecessarily slow. Toni Collette is great and Cameron Diaz is interesting. They have a great scene together. But the great scenes in this movie are separated by too much filler. Cameron Diaz could be darker. The drama simmers along for far too long. The sisters are great together but the movie's not as explosive separated. The long middle is held back as we wait for the inevitable reunion.


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