5.5/10
109
1 user

Jelly (2010)

| Comedy, Romance | 2010 (USA)
Are you one of the millions still wondering why you life didn't turn out like a "John Hughes" Movie? ...Jelly is!

Director:

Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Heterosexuals (2010)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Heterosexuals follows three couples as they navigate romance in the Big Apple while managing an ever-increasing series of personal hurdles. Rhonda and Nick are old friends who always share ... See full summary »

Director: Robert McCaskill
Stars: Ashley Williams, Natasha Lyonne, Michael Izquierdo
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

In the wake of Dia Day Los Muertos, a young couple has 24 hours to decide if their love should live or die. With Sue afraid of love and Joey afraid of not figuring out what he did wrong in ... See full summary »

Directors: Neal Thibedeau, Sarah Louise Wilson
Stars: Steve Talley, Mercedes LeAnza, Lin Shaye
Fast Sofa (2001)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

This road picture follows a dope fiend named Rick, who believes his goal in life is to track down Ginger, a famous porn star who is currently staying in her Beverly Hills hideaway. Rick is ... See full summary »

Director: Salomé Breziner
Stars: Jake Busey, Crispin Glover, Natasha Lyonne
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

After he loses his high-paying job, Dory takes a gig as a night janitor in order to pay rent. Alone late at night inside a market research firm, he soon discovers the company is experimenting on their other janitors ...

Director: David Russo
Stars: Marshall Allman, Jeanette Maus, Sean Nelson
Goyband (2008)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Not "everything" in this Casino is Kosher.

Director: Christopher Grimm
Stars: Adam Pascal, Josh Alexander, Michael Apuzzo
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A suicidal comedy about two young lovers who get married and escape from a mental institution in search of new ways to die...and the white light.

Director: Michael Parness
Stars: Lorraine Bracco, David Paymer, Emma Adele Galvin
7E (2013)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A young man struggles with unexplained events inside of a New York apartment where tenants are not who they appear to be.

Director: Teddy Schenck
Stars: Natasha Lyonne, Brendan Sexton III, John Savage
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A mousy librarian inherits her father's beloved but failing old movie house. In order to save the family business she discovers her inner serial killer - and a legion of rabid gore fans - ... See full summary »

Director: Joshua Grannell
Stars: Jack Donner, Mikayla Rosario, Robin Calvert
Modern Vampires (TV Movie 1998)
Comedy | Horror | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

A borderline fascistic Dr. Van Helsing unwittingly hires crack smoking gang-bangers to pursue the decadent vampires who secretly control Hollywood and the United States.

Director: Richard Elfman
Stars: Casper Van Dien, Natasha Gregson Wagner, Rod Steiger
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A teenage prostitute escapes from a juvenile prison with a 16-year-old serial killer and both go on a destructive road trip to Mexico in this twist on the "Hansel and Gretel" fairy tale.

Director: Matthew Bright
Stars: Natasha Lyonne, María Celedonio, David Alan Grier
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sarah Louise Wilson ... 'Jelly' Woods
... Floyd Marks
... Mona Hammel
Mercedes LeAnza ... Sandy Lopez
... Tad Wasserstein
... Joe Woods
... Cool Guy
... Robert Gills
... Penelope Woods
... Marie Woods
... Lenny Stone
... Pot Induced Girl
... Random Guy
... Mr. Closure
... Luke
Edit

Storyline

Life is like a John Hughes movie, or at least Jelly would like hers to be that way. After a terrible breakup with the love-of-her-life, Luke, she throws herself into a life of emotionally driven predicaments and turning to her best friends Mona and Floyd for comfort. Written by Sarah Louise Wilson

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2010 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

David Groh's last film. See more »

Connections

References Sixteen Candles (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Velvet Curbs
Written by Dustin Boyer and Trevor Boyer
Performed by Dustin Boyer
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
John Hughes with a Neurotic twist
30 August 2010 | by See all my reviews

Aside from Jelly' "sub basement" - lower than low - self esteem issues I really enjoyed watching this movie. Those of you who grew up watching John Hughes will recognize the parallels. Jelly ends up being a combination of Samantha and Andie, a romantic lead with the neuroses turned up to about 101%. Luke represents the dream love Samantha pined for but is in fact the jerk Andie hated; Floyd is the caricature of Duckie and Mona is a b*tchier version of Iona. I didn't care for Mona's character but her personality was a foil to Jelly's so it worked within the context of the story. The conflict between Floyd's character and Mona's was a bit like a love triangle with both of them vying for Jelly's attention.

Some of the plot points were obvious, but still interesting. The movie took the story book John Hughes ending and muddled it just enough so that it wasn't completely corny. A few situations were hard-to-believe but overall I felt like the characters could be real people. I rarely like Indie films but this one I could see myself owning (mostly because I grew up on John Hughes' films, and what girl wouldn't want the ending to Sixteen Candles or Pretty in Pink or even The Breakfast Club?)


1 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial