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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

The "microchip" is a SecureDigital memory card See more »

Goofs

While on the train, the lid on Hudson McGill's coffee cup pops off by itself before Jane knocks the cup of coffee into his lap. See more »

Quotes

Bennie Bang: There you are.
Roxy Ryan: Here I am.
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Soundtracks

Shake Your Coconuts
Written by Jesper Mortensen (as Junior) and Jeppe Breum Laursen (as Senior)
Performed by Junior Senior
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp./Crunchy Frog Records
By Arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing/
Universal Music (Denmark) A/S
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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All that can happen in a New York minute!
24 August 2005 | by jotix100See all my reviews

"New York Minute" is a film that is clearly targeted for young girls. That said, the film, as directed by Dennie Gordon, based on a screen play by Emily Fox, is a rip off on other formula movies that have, at least, been somehow more amusing than this one that tries to cash on the famous, or infamous, according to what your take is, of the Olsen twins.

These young women grew up in front of all Americans in their television show. Now, having grown up, they have moved, for real, to New York, in order to pursue their college education. In the process, both these girls have been the fodder for tabloid news and their wealth have bought them all kinds of material comforts in the Big Apple, including an apartment worth millions.

As far as being actresses, let the viewer come to his/her own conclusions. In the film, they are seen being themselves, more than being part of the movie. The only casualty seems to be Eugene Levy, who as the truant inspector, is made to be the bad guy of the story.

Give a copy of this film to young girls you must give a present, as they will appreciate the gift.


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