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New York Minute (2004)

PG | | Comedy, Crime, Family | 7 May 2004 (USA)
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Two very different twin sisters haven't spent a day together in years. That changes the day they have to go to NYC and everything goes wrong - chased by a truancy officer, a killer wanting a chip back and two nice young guys.

Director:

Dennie Gordon

Writers:

Emily Fox (story), Emily Fox (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
6 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashley Olsen ... Jane Ryan
Mary-Kate Olsen ... Roxy Ryan
Eugene Levy ... Max Lomax
Andy Richter ... Bennie Bang
Riley Smith ... Jim, The Bike Messenger
Jared Padalecki ... Trey Lipton
Drew Pinsky ... Dr. Ryan (as Dr. Drew Pinsky)
Darrell Hammond ... Hudson McGill
Andrea Martin ... Senator Anne Lipton
Alannah Ong ... Ma Bang
Mary Bond Davis Mary Bond Davis ... Big Shirl
Bob Saget ... Himself
Jack Osbourne ... Justin
Joey Klein ... Truant at Pool
Neil Crone ... Officer Strauss
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Storyline

One day in New York City, as Jane Ryan tries out for an overseas college program and her sister Roxy schemes to meet her favorite punk rockers, a series of mishaps throws their day into chaos. In order for them both to accomplish their goals, the normally adversarial sisters decide to unite against the forces around them. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Anything can change in a New York minute.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild sensuality and thematic elements | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 May 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

New York Minute See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,962,106, 9 May 2004

Gross USA:

$14,071,441

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,289,826
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Bob Saget: As the Olsen twins (wearing bathrobes), go running past him in the streets of New York, he turns around and stares at them, as if he knows who they are but cannot remember their names. Bob Saget played Danny Tanner on the sitcom Full House (1987), in which he was the father of Michelle Tanner (played by the Olsen twins). See more »

Goofs

When Roxy throws the dog out of the hotel window there is clearly a blue screen there instead of what they would see out of the window. See more »

Quotes

Jane Ryan: Those were my best heels!
Roxy Ryan: Well now they're your best flats.
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Connections

Referenced in Studio C: Episode #9.1 (2018) See more »

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Cool Mambo
Written by Daniel Indart
Performed by Daniel Indart Project
Courtesy of LMS Records
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Great Family Movie
18 June 2004 | by donna-109See all my reviews

I thought this was a good movie. Its not fair to compare it to "Mean Girls." Although I like Lindsay Lohan, Mean Girls is intended for a different age group. My daughter is 10 and loved "Freaky Friday", but I feel "Mean Girls" has too much sexual content for that age. "New York Minute" is aimed for the "tween age" group. There aren't enough of these kinds of movies out. Its either cartoon-like movies, which this age thinks are not cool enough for them, or right to sex and violence. The New York Minute is an in-between kind of movie that we need to fill the gap for this age group. The people who are saying "this is so predictable" and "we have already seen that kinda movie before" are not the target audience. Yes, we older ones have seen this plot many times before, but our kids have not. Even if we let them see the movies that are similar, they were based in the 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, etc., so the trends and such will be harder for them to relate to. Mary Kate and Ashley have not surrendered to pressure to include sex and violence in their movies and I say good for them. This is a fun movie that the whole family can enjoy and get a lot of laughs. If there were more movies like this, maybe our young wouldn't be so prone to grow up so fast, and actually still enjoy being with their families.


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