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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 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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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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Trivia

Although Cameron Diaz played Toni Collette's younger sister in this film, Diaz is actually two months older than Collette in real life. See more »

Goofs

When Rose is leaving her apartment to go to Chicago, we see her in a close up shot wearing heels, nude tights and a skirt. In the next shot she's wearing long pants. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
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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Connections

Features Rhoda (1974) See more »

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Minuet No. 5 in E Major
Written by Luigi Boccherini
Courtesy of FirstCom Music, a unit of Zomba Enterprises, Inc.
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Cameron Diaz Walks in Someone Else's (Sisters of the Traveling) Shoes!
31 July 2016 | by KissEnglishPastoSee all my reviews

.........................................................from Pasto,Colombia...Via: L.A. CA., CALI, COLOMBIA...and ORLANDO, FL

**** MAY Contain a Couple MINOR Spoilers ****

Cameron Diaz amazes in this delightful little film. ALERT! For all men! "In Her Shoes" is the perfect movie to see with all the important women in your life: Wife or girlfriend(s), daughters, sisters, mother, mother- in-law, aunts, cousins, friends and grandmothers! You've got my 100% guarantee that all of them will love it! So you can please them all and treat yourself to some eye candy, too, because scenes abound with Cameron Diaz romping around in a scant bikini in this rather amusing and interesting story which interweaves a patchwork of unusual family ties.

Diaz plays Maggie, the very attractive inveterate party-girl. Rose (Toni Collette), the successful workaholic lawyer, plays counterpoint to her sister, Maggie. When an industrial size faux pas, committed by Maggie, drives a Grand Canyon size wedge between these polar opposite siblings, Maggie tempestuously decides to cut ties with Rose and relocate to Miami in order to seek out her estranged grandmother (Shirley Maclaine) whom she has not seen since she was a little girl. The sisters take advantage of this forced hiatus in their relationship to achieve personal growth and self- improvement. Fate, as it so often does in real life, plays an important role both in the development of the story and in the lives of its characters.

The nuanced on-screen chemistry between the three leading characters is exquisite! "SHOES" shows some rather original and interesting elements. Observing the artistic growth of Cameron Diaz over the years, I now consider her an exceptional actor. Here, Diaz fleshes out her character; converting each action and reaction into world-class natural! In one close-up, her face fills the entire screen,at a moment when Maggie is feeling extremely tired and stressed. She clearly projects a frail, aging fatigue at the precise real-time twilight of her youth! Not many Divas would lend themselves to such a scenario to improve a scene! 8.5*

8*…....ENJOY/DISFRUTELA!

Any comments, questions or observations, in English o en Español, are most welcome! ....


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Language:

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Release Date:

7 October 2005 (USA) 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:

$83,697,473
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2.35 : 1
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