Julie Johnson (2001)





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Starring Lili Taylor and Courtney Love, this story of self-discovery, courage, and love presents a New Jersey housewife who is dissatisfied with her everyday life and is much smarter than she or anyone else knows.While taking a night school computer class, Julie begins to discover her abilities and finds the courage to make dramatic life changes. Claire, Julie's best friend, goes along with Julie's secret quest and eventually moves in with her. Both women are on a search to realize their dreams and come to terms with their friendship for each other. Based on a play of the same name by Wendy Hammond. The director, Bob Gosse, also produced critically acclaimed Niagara, Niagara and The Last Home Run. Great soundtrack with four cuts by Liz Phair!-- © Regent Releasing
Comedy , Drama
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Lili Taylor
as Julie Johnson
Courtney Love
as Claire
Spalding Gray
as Mr. Miranda
Noah Emmerich
as Rick Johnson
Mischa Barton
as Lisa Johnson
Samara Harris
as Park Girl 2
Kelley Hill
as Ms. Hensen
Frank Hopf
as Off-Duty Police Officer
Gina Merchan
as Park Girl 1
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this movie was okay. It just didnt pull me in enough. Courtney Love was okay... lilly taylor was okay... and what the fuck was up with mischa barton? she just sucked ass.

Rachel Monkey
Rachel Monkey

6.5/10. Very nicely directed and the performances by Lily Taylor and Courtney Love are excellent. Believably done, great character development and a very interesting story.

James Higgins
James Higgins

I was pleasantly surprised by this little film. Lili Taylor is great as usual, but Courtney Love was shockingly very good. I never knew that she had any abilities beyond being a drugged out prostitute lol. I thought this was inspiring and enjoyable:)

Lisa Kretschman
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