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Committed (2000)

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A young woman goes in search of her midlife crisis suffering husband who left her.

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Lisa Krueger

Writer:

Lisa Krueger
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Heather Graham ... Joline
Casey Affleck ... Jay
Luke Wilson ... Carl
Goran Visnjic ... Neil
Patricia Velasquez ... Carmen
Alfonso Arau ... Grampy
Mark Ruffalo ... T-Bo
Kim Dickens ... Jenny
Clea DuVall ... Mimi (as Clea Duvall)
Summer Phoenix ... Meg
Art Alexakis ... New York Car Thief
Mary Kay Place ... Psychiatrist
Dylan Baker ... Carl's Editor
Wood Harris ... Chicky
Laurel Holloman ... Adelle
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Storyline

The plot of "Committed" is centered around the story of an intense young woman, played by Graham, whose husband leaves her in order to find himself. She then follows him cross-country and when she catches up with him, complications arise. Written by Eric Keown

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Taglines:

She'll get what she wants...no matter what it takes!

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

14 July 2000 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

Non Stop Girl See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,452, 30 April 2000

Gross USA:

$40,361

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$40,361
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Miramax See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Patricia Velasquez received an "introducing" credit (as Patricia Velasquez) even though this was her seventh feature film. See more »

Goofs

In the "arousing my curiosity" scene, in one shot Neil is wearing yellow gloves, but in the next shot of him, his hands are bare. See more »

Quotes

Joline: I read somewhere, the reason most relationships break down is that each partner is waiting for the other to fix it. But if you want somebody to stand by you always, you have to be willing to do the same for them, even when they're acting like an idiot.
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Diana
Written by Paul Anka
Performed by Paul Anka
Published by Chrysalis Standards, Inc. (BMI)
Courtesy of Paul Anka Productions
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This movie is totally underestimated
22 July 2006 | by snowplumchicSee all my reviews

This movie could be likened to "comfort food" for the soul. Anyone who has ever tried and tried to save a relationship could relate to this movie. So many parts of it are so hilarious and so many parts are so heartbreakingly true. It's not perfect in its production or even its dialog, but the story is unique which is saying a lot for modern "romantic" comedies. Luke Wilson is bland at best, but Heather Graham does an exceptional job in my opinion. Give it a try - despite the trite looking DVD cover.The character of Joline brings a lot of issues up in our culture of self-service. She asks us if commitment is really for the other person or ourselves. Truly, it is ourselves. Following through on promises (anywhere from marriage to an errand for a friend) is a great feeling. Anymore, our word is nothing but a shapeshifting puff of smoke. Joline is like a wake-up call. We must be conscious of our words and commitments, they mean more than we think. At the same time, we must not commit to someone who is incapable of doing the same.


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