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Head Over Heels (2001)

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A young woman is attracted to a man despite her thinking she's seen him kill someone.

Director:

Mark Waters

Writers:

John J. Strauss (story), Ed Decter (story) | 4 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Monica Potter ... Amanda
Freddie Prinze Jr. ... Jim Winston
Shalom Harlow ... Jade
Ivana Milicevic ... Roxana
Sarah Murdoch ... Candi (as Sarah O'Hare)
Tomiko Fraser ... Holly
China Chow ... Lisa
Jay Brazeau ... Halloran / Strukov
Stanley DeSantis ... Alfredo
Erin-Marie Dykeman Erin-Marie Dykeman ... 10 Year-Old Amanda
James Kirk ... Tommy
Elysa Hogg Elysa Hogg ... Tommy's Girlfriend
Kristina Lewis Kristina Lewis ... 17 Year-Old Amanda
Ben Silverman Ben Silverman ... Charlie
Sam MacMillan Sam MacMillan ... Charlie's Date
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Storyline

Amanda Pierce is from Iowa and works as a restorer of Renaissance paintings for the New York Metropolitan Museum. She has just finished another frustrating relationship, when she found her boy-friend with a model on her bed. She decides to move and share a flat with four stupid but nice super-models. She meets Jim Winston, who lives in front of her window. She falls in love with him. One day, she sees Jim killing a woman - Megan O'Brien - through her window and Amanda and her four roommates decide to investigate what really happened. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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How does it feel to fall head over heels? See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, crude humor and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Universal Pictures

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

2 February 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Folles de lui See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,804,595, 4 February 2001

Gross USA:

$10,424,470

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,127,022
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Ivana Milicevic (Roxana) is in the movie "Catfight". That movie as well as this movie use the line/joke "I've got the runs, I mean I've gotta run!" See more »

Goofs

Jim Winston demonstrates his dagger-throwing prowess by throwing a dagger at a room divider. The dagger hits the divider several feet above the release point, and at least six or seven feet to Jim's left. It should have struck the wood angled significantly down and to the right. In the close-up, however, the dagger is shown stuck in the wood with its axis perfectly level, and at 90 degrees to the surface. See more »

Quotes

Holly: How much room do you need to sleep? But shoes, they need their space.
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Alternate Versions

11 seconds were cut by the distributor from the UK version to secure a "12" rating. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Psych: Black and Tan: A Crime of Fashion (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Head Over Heels
Written by Charlotte Caffey, Kathy Valentine
Performed by The Go-Go's (as The Go-Go's)
Courtesy of IRS Records
Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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Incredibly funny if not taken too seriously
11 August 2001 | by MiraxSee all my reviews

I'll admit it: it's utterly embarrassing to watch this movie with another human being. I was embarrassed when I laughed uncontrollably at things numerous reviews had told me were idiotic humor. Well, this movie is idiotic. It's also adorable romantic comedy, with a funny and somewhat original premise . . . at least, it's cobbled together from original premises, like the "Rear Window" setup where Amanda thinks she witnesses her obsession across the street, Jim, murdering someone. Freddie Prinze Jr is completely irresistible, and Monica Potter's somewhat one-note nice-girl cuteness is made palatable by the insanity of her four supermodel roommates and her practical lesbian friend. Watch this, laugh hard and don't be embarrassed, because this movie, even at its most poorly scripted moments, is earnestly trying to make you laugh, unlike most of today's prefab romantic comedies, whose earnestness is sheer manipulation. Plus, only a small percentage of those have Freddie in them.


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