If Lucy Fell
If Lucy Fell (1996)

Therapist Lucy Ackerman is nearing her 30th birthday. Depressed, she reminds her friend Joe of the promise they made -- if they hadn't found permanent mates by the Big 3-0 they would jump off the Brooklyn Bridge together. This off-beat… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 30, 2001
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18%
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52%



Critic Score: 18% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Sarah Kerr
New Yorker

A bleak, annoyingly quirky Gen-X recasting of the When Harry Met Sally notion that true love is based on friendship.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

There is an affectation that I find particularly annoying, and that is when people choose to perform at a level below their natural intelligence.

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Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

These writer-director-actors seem to want to make movies just so they can be cuddly in them.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

All coy grins and daffy mugging, Mr. Stiller plays the role as if aspiring to become the Elliott Gould of his generation. Compared with jumping off the Brooklyn Bridge, that's a reasonable goal.

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Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle

It's airy, fluffy and ultimately uninteresting.

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Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

I just don't find this to be an appealling or believable film.

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Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle

If Lucy Fell is funnier more often than not, and when it's not being funny it's at least being strange. I'll take strange over what most major-distributor comedies are when they're not being funny.

Hal Hinson
Washington Post

If Lucy Fell should be a chore, and yet I kept catching myself having a good time.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Romantic comedy about loving the one in your heart instead of the one in your fantasies.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
I know it's not a great movie, but this is one i used to have on VHS when it first came out and just loved, so I have good memories of it, which have… More
Sunil Jawahir
A really dumb girl movie.
Dann Michalski
Generic and uninspired, If Lucy Fell is stereotypical rom-com tripe. The story follows two friends that make a death pact to jump off the Brooklyn Bridge if… More
Leo L
Loved it.
Naughtia Nahazhina
Lucy has a terrible dull lovelife and lives as a single woman together with her roommate Joe. Lucy and Joe are best friends so they agree to jump off the… More