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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 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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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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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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Trivia

Director David O. Russell left the project in July 2010, after negotiations with financier Ron Tutor broke down. He was credited as "Stephen Greene," similar to the old "Alan Smithee" pseudonym used by directors who disown the final version of a film they may have directed at one point but were not able to exercise creative control over. 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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Mister Sandman
Written by Pat Ballard (uncredited)
Performed by Pat Ballard
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Juvenile entertainment.
14 October 2015 | by nitestar95See all my reviews

I kind of get the feeling that this whole movie was made to emphasize the state of the medical health situation in America, and how people who need care won't get it because they simply cannot afford it. Which is a real shame, considering how much money gets funnelled out of healthcare to investors in drug companies and insurance companies. And of course, it's all going on with the consent of every politician because they get kickbacks from those industries on a regular basis. This is the kind of thing that you really need to suspend your sense of reality while watching. So, sure, it's watchable, but just barely. You won't have any difficulty doing something else while watching the movie. One dimensional characters, poor comedy, the screenplay is so bad that you can't tell if the acting is any good because the lines suck so bad. It's just not that interesting. Basically a 'B' movie that you have playing in, oh, a waiting room or somewhere where there's nothing else to watch. A notch above reality TV. But that's about it.


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Release Date:

10 February 2015 (USA) See more »

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Nailed See more »

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Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$24,487
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1.85 : 1
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