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Flipped (2010)

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

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... Juli Baker
... Bryce Loski
... Patsy Loski
... Steven Loski
... Chet Duncan
... Trina Baker
... Richard Baker
... Daniel Baker
... Young Juli
Ryan Ketzner ... Young Bryce
Gillian Pfaff ... Young Lynetta
Michael Boza ... Teasing Boy
Beau Lerner ... Teasing Boy
... Playground Girl
... Playground Girl
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Storyline

Juli Baker devoutly believes in three things: the sanctity of trees (especially her beloved sycamore), the wholesomeness of the eggs she collects from her backyard flock of chickens, and that someday she will kiss Bryce Loski. Ever since she saw Bryce's dazzling brown eyes back in second grade, Juli has been smitten. Unfortunately, Bryce has never felt the same. Frankly, he thinks Juli Baker is a little weird--after all, what kind of freak raises chickens and sits in trees for fun? Then, in eighth grade, everything changes. Bryce begins to see that Juli's unusual interests and pride in her family are, well, kind of cool. And Juli starts to think that maybe Bryce's dazzling brown eyes are as empty as the rest of Bryce seems to be. After all, what kind of jerk doesn't care about other people's feelings about chickens and trees? With Flipped, mystery author Wendelin Van Draanen has taken a break from her Sammy Keyes series, and the result is flipping fantastic. Bryce and Juli's rants and... Written by anonymous

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Taglines:

You never forget your first love.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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

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10 September 2010 (USA)  »

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Un coeur à l'envers  »

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Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$224,233, 8 August 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,752,214, 10 October 2010
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Dante Basco provided a voice over work for the movie's trailer. See more »

Goofs

After the family dinner at the Loskis, Juli leaves the house and catches up with her family on the street, while, 3 minutes later, as the story is being told from her point of view, she catches up with them before they leave the lawn. See more »

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Bryce Loski: Juli, I'm sorry.
Juli Baker: No. You're not.
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Featured in Maltin on Movies: Black Swan (2010) See more »

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Bird Dog
Written by Boudleaux Bryant
Performed by The Everly Brothers
Courtesy of Barnaby Records, Inc.
By Arrangement with Ace Music Services LLC
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A simple, classic, heartwarming story
28 November 2010 | by See 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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