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Stuck in Love (2012)

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An acclaimed writer, his ex-wife, and their teenaged children come to terms with the complexities of love in all its forms over the course of one tumultuous year.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Bill Borgens
... Erica
... Samantha Borgens
... Rusty Borgens
... Tricia
... Louis
... Kate
... Professor Abbott
... Stephen King (voice)
... Martin
... Glen
... Rodney (as David Morris)
... Diane
... Becky (as Alexandria Lauren ter Avest)
... Gus
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Meet the Borgens. William Borgens is an acclaimed author who hasn't written a word since his ex-wife Erica left him 3 years ago for another man. In between spying on Erica and casual romps with his married neighbour Tricia, Bill is dealing with the complexities of raising his teenage children Samantha and Rusty. Samantha is publishing her first novel and is determined to avoid love at all costs - after all she's seen what it has done to her parents. In between hook ups, she meets "nice guy" Lou who will stop at nothing to win her over. Rusty, is an aspiring fantasy writer and Stephen King aficionado, who is on a quest to gain 'life experiences'. He falls for the beautiful, but troubled Kate and gets his first taste of love and a broken heart. A tale of family, love (lost and found), and how endings can make new beginnings. There are no rewrites in life, only second chances. Written by Becker Film Group

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A story of first loves and second chances.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language, teen drug and alcohol use, and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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2 May 2013 (Israel)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$34,967, 7 July 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$78,950, 25 August 2013
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Rusty's story that Samantha sends to Stephen King is the repeated writings of the lyrics of the Beatles song 'I've just seen a face'. In the movie, Rusty says that this song plays on his head every time he sees Kate. Also the story starts with Rusty's opening lines: 'Looking at her hurts' See more »

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Elliott Smith's name is misspelled in the credits as "Elliot." See more »

Quotes

Samantha Borgens: I don't wanna get hurt.
Lou: I'm not gonna hurt you.
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Between the Bars
Performed by Elliott Smith
Written by Elliott Smith (as Steven Paul Smith)
Courtesy of Universal Music - Careers on behalf of itself
and Spent Bullets Music
Courtesy of Kill Rock Stars
By arrangement sith Terrorbird Media
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Likable cast and feel good story
19 September 2013 | by See all my reviews

The fact that such a likable collection of actors and actresses is assembled should indicate this movie is worth a watch.

Although the story isn't ground breaking it's not irritating and doesn't lose steam. It's a story about a writer (Kinnear) and his family and their romantic and family relationships.

The daughter is played by Lily Collins who is very pretty and acts well. The still very beautiful Jennifer Connelly looks like she could be her mother in real life with their dark hair and thick eyebrows - good casting. Wish she would act more these days. Greg Kinnear is quite writer like with his beard but he looks a little too scruffy. Nat Wolff as the son is a bit dorky looking for such an attractive family. Liana Liberato is a bit irritating as the druggie girlfriend though. Patrick Schwarzenegger has a small role as a jerk boyfriend of Liana. Logan Lerman play's Lily's sweet boyfriend.

Everyone is kind of nice and sweet even when they aren't being nice and it's refreshing to see a movie with nice people and a watchable cast.


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