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The Shrink Is In (2001)

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A young woman impersonates a shrink to win over her Prince Charming.

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Richard Benjamin

Writers:

Alison Balian (story), Joanna Johnson
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Cast

Credited cast:
Courteney Cox ... Samantha Crumb
David Arquette ... Henry Popopolis
David James Elliott ... Michael
Carol Kane ... Dr. Louise Rosenberg
Kimberley Davies ... Isabelle
Viola Davis ... Robin
Jon Polito ... Judge Bob
Chris Potter ... Jonathon
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ross Benjamin ... Gerald
Robert Alan Beuth ... Man in Elevator
Gene Borkan Gene Borkan ... Mailman
David Bowe ... Richard
Richard Brooks Burton Richard Brooks Burton ... Helicopter News Cameraman
Mirla Criste Mirla Criste ... Gift Shop Cashier
Barry Cutler ... Patient #1
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Storyline

Samantha, a travel writer suffering from claustrophobia, agoraphobia, and a whole host of other phobias, isn't exactly lucky in her romantic fate. But when her pshycologist suffers a major mental breakdown, she secretly poses as the missing shrink in an effort to turn Michael, her new neighbor, towards her and away from his girlfriend. Through her chase, Samantha meets the happy-go-lucky magazine salesman, Henry. What follows is a series of events that lead to the one question Samantha has to face: Is she thinking with her heart... or with her mind? Written by Michelle Piekarus

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Falling in love can drive you crazy... See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amours et thérapie See more »

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Ziggy Marley performs a cover of "Let Your Love Flow" on camera at the end. See more »

Goofs

In the first 2 minutes, after Chris Potter pulls in at the airport, an extra wearing a burgundy shirt can be seen in direct perspective behind Courtney Cox staring, waving and smiling at the camera. See more »

Quotes

Robin: Nick and I have our problems but we've been together for ten years, and you know why? Cause in spite of it all we love each other for exactly who we are, no ones pretending to be something they're not. That's how successful relationships work in the real world,Samantha; you should try it some time.
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Marci X (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

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Written by Jo Lloyd, David Magee, James Wright
Performed by Stretch Princess
Courtesy of Windup Records
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Falling In Love Can Make You Crazy.
22 March 2001 | by the_infernoSee all my reviews

It's a very amusing movie,totally a must see,it has a good combination between Comedy and Romance..and...Courteney Cox is fantastic (again).Her husband (David Arquette)is playing the role of the boy (Henry) that has fallen in love for Samantha.:)

Fireworks guaranteed! =)


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