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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 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:

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Language:

English | Portuguese

Release Date:

10 February 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Nailed See more »

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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

Originally a Capitol Films production. When cast and crew could not be paid due to Capitol's financial woes, chief backers David Bergstein and Ron Tutor shelved the film. 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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References The Exorcist (1973) See more »

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Never Meant To Be A Master-Piece, A Good Black Comedy!
14 February 2015 | by davidsaskSee all my reviews

I am not a Biel fan and David is hit or miss admit it real cinema watchers! Jake did a great job as he always does in any role. I despise the one note Tracy Morgan and still enjoyed this movie. This move for all the making of drama it has, is after all a black comedy hit in my opinion. I hope this becomes a cult hit so it gives Hollywood the FU! I thought it had elements of Drop Dead Gorgeous, Troop Beverly HIlls, Legally Blonde 2, sure many political humour movies can fit in there!

The actors may regret the role now but shouldn't, they had to have known it was never to be a masterpiece. "Tell us about the tragedy of your gayness" - 1:04:44 in the movie,I laughed so hard! All these people mad about it having health care in it, suck it! This is based on a book subject, is something the USA still needs improvement on,therefore its relevant in any form for cinema. If you ever get your crap together USA this movie will be even funnier. All will be,Why were we such tools, pun intended, What took us so long?! Considering Dumb Dumber Too and latest Transformers gets you spending your money FULL PRICE, whiners on this thread board need to rate/ judge fairly! 6/10


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