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Flipped (2010)

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Two eighth-graders start to have feelings for each other despite being total opposites.

Director:

Rob Reiner

Writers:

Rob Reiner (screenplay), Andrew Scheinman (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Madeline Carroll ... Juli Baker
Callan McAuliffe ... Bryce Loski
Rebecca De Mornay ... Patsy Loski
Anthony Edwards ... Steven Loski
John Mahoney ... Chet Duncan
Penelope Ann Miller ... Trina Baker
Aidan Quinn ... Richard Baker
Kevin Weisman ... Daniel Baker
Morgan Lily ... Young Juli
Ryan Ketzner Ryan Ketzner ... Young Bryce
Gillian Pfaff Gillian Pfaff ... Young Lynetta
Michael Boza Michael Boza ... Teasing Boy
Beau Lerner Beau Lerner ... Teasing Boy
Jacquelyn Evola ... Playground Girl
Taylor Groothuis ... Playground Girl
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Storyline

In 1957, when second-graders Bryce Loski and Julianna "Juli" Baker first meet, Juli knows it's love, but Bryce isn't so sure and tries to avoid Juli. By the sixth grade, in 1961, Bryce tries to get rid of Juli by dating Sherry Stalls, whom Juli despises. However, Bryce's best friend, Garrett, takes an interest in Sherry and eventually tells her the truth about Bryce asking her out; she doesn't take it well. From Juli's perspective, Bryce returned her feelings, but was shy. After finding out Bryce and Sherry broke up, she thought she could have Bryce back. But then they reconsider their decisions as time goes on. In 1962, Bryce's grandfather Chet Duncan moves in with the family. Chet has different views about Juli. There's a large, old sycamore tree that Juli loves which no one else understands. One day, it's cut down by a group of landscapers so a house can be built there, despite Juli's opposition. She becomes very depressed afterwards, as the tree let her see the world in a more ...

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

You never forget your first love.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for language and some thematic material | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Based on the book "Flipped" by Wendelin Van Draanen. See more »

Goofs

In the bidding war between the girls they get up to $50. This would have been a lot of money in 1963 and close to a weeks avg pay for most people. 14 year old girls having this amount of cash to spend on a high school event would have been highly unlikely. See more »

Quotes

Chet Duncan: Some of us get dipped in flat, sone in satin, some in gloss.
Chet Duncan: Every once in a while, you find someone who's iridescent; and when you do, nothing will ever compare.
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Connections

Referenced in Jaycie's Place: Celebrity Interviews (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

A Lover's Question
Written by Brook Benton and Jimmy Williams
Performed by Clyde McPhatter
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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A simple, classic, heartwarming story
28 November 2010 | by nutsbout_youSee all my reviews

Of all the movies I've seen lately, Flipped was amongst the most refreshing. If it had been done by a different director and had different screenwriters, it might be a terrible cliché. Story of first love, known each other since kids, bla bla bla, we've all heard it before.

But this movie, it was so pure and so realistic, which is what I love about it most. It wasn't over the top romantic, but it was enough to tug my heartstrings and made me go "awwww" instead of going "ewwww".

The characters felt like real people, and the issues faced in the story felt so real and believable, it made me believe in the basic form of love once more, and that it still existed in real life (even though I know it's just in the movies, but still).

Anyway, if you're looking for a story that is refreshing yet vintage, and wanting to have a lovey-dovey grin plastered on your face, then this is the movie to watch.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Flipped See more »

Filming Locations:

Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$224,233, 8 August 2010

Gross USA:

$1,755,212

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,225,921
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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