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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?


(as Stephen Greene)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Raymond L. Brown Jr. ...
Burger Hop Manager
Helen Eckle
Bob Eckle
Doctor Turnstall
Darlene Hunt ...
Doctor Adams
Woman Administrator
Aunt Rita
Reverend Norm
Howard Birdwell
Security Guard


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.


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

10 February 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Politics of Love  »

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Box Office


$26,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The film was featured, under the working title "Nailed," in Simon Braund's 2013 book "The Greatest Films You'll Never See." It's the second film featured in the book, after The Day the Clown Cried (1972), to be completed, and the first to be released. See more »


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 »


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 »


Fake YouTube
Performed by Russell Barrett
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Accident..al..lo...Well hm... Just an Accident!
28 May 2015 | by See all my reviews

This is somehow a black comedy with over-the-top situations and acting, with a mild, to-late-for-that lampoon about politics and government.

It is an expensive film. 26 millions are too much for what it really is.

The style it reminds movies from other decades. You even got Pee-wee Hermann in a secondary yet prominent role.

PLOT: It's about a young waitress who has a freaky accident that changed her life. She can't have health care and travels to Washington with some other mishaps to pass a health-care bill, only to realize the true face of politics.

Well, it is less than it sounds. The movie fails to feel big in that manner. The cast is OK and is doing its best to work with the weird script and material. Jessica Biel looks good and you can admire James Marsden's and Jake Gyllenhaal's effort to give life to their awkward characters. Tracy Morgan is also in this showing his lack of comedic talent, trying to deliver some deadpan oneliners.

There is song and a dance at the end that is somehow entertaining. You can fast forward to that.

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