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Accidental Love (2015)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 10 February 2015 (USA)
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A small town waitress gets a nail accidentally lodged in her head causing unpredictable behavior that leads her to Washington, D.C., where sparks fly when she meets a clueless young senator who takes up her cause - but what happens when love interferes with what you stand for?

Director:

David O. Russell (as Stephen Greene)

Writers:

Kristin Gore (screenplay), Matthew Silverstein (screenplay) | 5 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica Biel ... Alice Eckle
Raymond L. Brown Jr. Raymond L. Brown Jr. ... Burger Hop Manager
Jenny Gulley ... Brenda
Beverly D'Angelo ... Helen Eckle
Steve Boles ... Bob Eckle
James Marsden ... Scott
Bill Hader ... Doctor Turnstall
Darlene Hunt Darlene Hunt ... Doctor Adams
Cheryl McConnell ... Woman Administrator
Kirstie Alley ... Aunt Rita
Kurt Fuller ... Reverend Norm
Tracy Morgan ... Keyshawn
Jake Gyllenhaal ... Howard Birdwell
Malinda Williams ... Rakeesha
Kendrick Cross ... Security Guard
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Storyline

An original political satire about a naive small town waitress who accidentally gets a nail buried in her head, causing erratic and outrageous behavior that leads her to Washington DC. There she falls for a dashing, but clueless, Congressman who searches for the courage to save her. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Sometimes you nail love...sometimes it nails you.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual contact and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English | Portuguese

Release Date:

10 February 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Politics of Love See more »

Filming Locations:

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Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Filmed in 2008. By the time it was released in 2015, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. "Obamacare") had been passed into law, making the film's message about health care totally irrelevant. The film was promoted as a romantic comedy, not the political satire that was intended. See more »

Goofs

When Scott talks to Alice while the Squaw Girls are camping out in front of the United States Capitol, the calamine lotion on her face changes shape and density repeatedly. See more »

Quotes

Alice Eckle: What about you starting gentle like I asked, and then taking it at the angle that I really like?
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Features Night of the Living Dead (1968) See more »

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Performed by Russell Barrett
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This Is a Great Movie Despite What Your Typical American Moron Might Think
19 September 2015 | by leeclarkradioSee all my reviews

This movie is a gem. The writing is excellent. The acting is excellent. The cast is excellent. The reason your typical moronic reviewer disses it is because they do not get it.

Love Jessica Biel. Underrated actress. Also completely hot. Can't believe it has a 4.1 rating at IMDb. This is the best movie out of maybe 10 that I will watch. And there are another 1000 I won't watch because "Hollywood" puts out such demented dogs--t that I cannot believe it.

I love this movie. It's a commentary on our completely f'ed up society. And evidently Jessica was smart enough to to take the role. Obviously this is no dumb broad. Is this enough or do you want more?


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