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Stuck on You (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 12 December 2003 (USA)
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Conjoined twins from Martha's Vineyard move to Los Angeles so that one of them can pursue an acting career.

Writers:

Charles B. Wessler (story), Bennett Yellin (story) | 4 more credits »
2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Damon ... Bob Tenor
Greg Kinnear ... Walt Tenor
Eva Mendes ... April Mercedes
Wen Yann Shih ... May
Pat Crawford Brown ... Mimmy
Ray 'Rocket' Valliere Ray 'Rocket' Valliere ... Rocket
Tommy Songin Tommy Songin ... Tommy
Terence Bernie Hines ... Moe
Cher ... Cher
Jackie Flynn ... Howard
Seymour Cassel ... Morty O'Reilly
Griffin Dunne ... Griffin Dunne
Bridget Tobin Bridget Tobin ... Vineyard Cutie
Danny Murphy ... Dicky
Malcolm G. Chace Jr. Malcolm G. Chace Jr. ... Vineyard Buddie
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Storyline

Bob and Walt Tenor are twin brothers, who not only share a passion for life, but also a liver. Thanks to their teamwork, being conjoined twins is not a handicap to them. But, when Walt's dreams of stardom of acting on the screen and Bob's shyness clashes, they both begin to fall out. This doesn't help when Bob's Internet girl arrives in town, unaware of their handicap, and when Walt gains his own TV show with Cher. Written by FilmFanUK

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A Farrelly outrageous comedy. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pegado a ti See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$55,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,411,055, 14 December 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$33,832,741

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$65,784,503
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DTS | Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Jim Carrey was once attached to this film, with Woody Allen in talks to play the other brother. See more »

Goofs

When the brothers are shown making the large order in under 180 seconds, they put the buns down for the ketchup and mustard. One of the buns clearly already has a mustard stain on it that was wiped off from a previous take. See more »

Quotes

Doctor 1: I'm afraid... we lost them.
[girls gasp and begin to cry]
Doctor 1: [other doctor enters]
Doctor 2: It's okay, they'd been taken up to the top floor. We found them.
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Crazy Credits

Late in the end credits Rocket thanks the cast and crew for giving him a chance to act See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Reel Thing (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Wild Horses
Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
Performed by The Rolling Stones
Courtesy of ABKCO Music & Records, Inc.
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A wonderful film -- what cinema is made for. But badly mis-marketed.
2 January 2004 | by antony-1See all my reviews

I went into the cinema with friends and said: "It's a Farrelly Brothers film; you can guess the level of humour." There's Something About Mary I love, but let's face it -- the humour is quite crass, even if the movie does have some heart. So I expected another movie with jokes in bad taste, and lots of humour at the expense of conjoined twins. At least this is how the film has marketed it. However, it couldn't be further from the truth. What has been marketed is quite different to what the film is about.

Whilst the film does have humour -- some movements hilariously funny -- this film is at heart a light drama. And this is by certainly no means a bad thing. When I expected low-IQ humour, what I got was just a really engrossing tale of two brothers who just happen to be conjoined. The chemistry between Damon and Kinnear is just perfect, and the relationship between the brothers (no doubt written from experience by the Farrelly Brothers) was wonderful.

Fox's marketing treatment of the film is appalling. In the trailer, Matt Damon's character says: "We're not Siamese, we're American," and the trailer plays it like he is stupid. Whereas in fact, when watching the film, the context is very different -- he's reacting with indignation, and in defence of their conjoined nature. This is indicative of the entire film. Never is their conjoined-nature used for humour in a bad way.

Throw away what you've seen in the trailers, or what you think the film is about. Go and see this movie that has its heart so very much in the right place -- a great antidote to so many Hollywood films that have the soul of a stone. I don't normally get sentimental with films. I'm the type of viewer that laughs when Jack dies at the end of Titanic. But I went away from Stuck On You knowing I'd seen a very special film indeed. Highly recommended.


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