Down to YouJanuary 21, 2000
A young man wins and loses the first serious love of his life.
Release Year: 2000
Rating: 4.5/10 (8,065 voted)
Critic's Score: 13/100
Stars: Freddie Prinze Jr., Julia Stiles, Selma Blair
This light-hearted romantic comedy centers tells of love sought, found, lost, and found again, revolving around the lives of two college students in New York City. Sophomore Al Connelly meets the girl of his dreams, freshman Imogen, and true love abounds. The two engage on a whirlwind courtship–they pick a song, eat a cake together, even make love. But Imogen's fear of lost youth causes her to push away from Al, and they go their separate ways. Al attempts to rebound from the relationship, determined to forget Imogen, and he goes to desperate measures to do so. The story is told from the points of view of both Al and Imogen.
Freddie Prinze Jr.
A new comedy about giving first love a second chance.
Release Date: 21 January 2000
Filming Locations: New York City, New York, USA
Box Office Details
Opening Weekend: $7,602,507
(23 January 2000)
(16 April 2000)
So then I asked her to show me some of her paintings… they're so good.
She's a very talented lady.
Yeah!… so goood!
Great potential shot to hell
Down to You: Boy meets girl, they fall in love, relationship cools,
couple breaks up and each is tortured by thoughts of "What if "
I decided to see this movie because I enjoyed Julia Stiles' performance
in "10 Things I Hate About You". However, after seeing the marquee
poster – a knockoff of "The Very Thought of You" – I scaled down my
expectations and braced for a painful two hours. My prediction was
Unlike the typical teen oriented romantic comedy there was an attempt
to infuse this movie with a bit of reality. Unfortunately, the writers
apparently could not decide if they wanted to make a romantic comedy or
a serious relationship movie. The result is a confused mess: a
ludicrous subplot about a student's burgeoning career as a pornographer
gets far more screen time than does the terrified couple trying to come
to grips with a potential pregnancy.
The second problem is the chemistry between Stiles and Freddie Prinze
Jr – there is none (I blame the casting director for this). Although
both actors have screen presence, they don't click as a duo,
consequently, their interactions- especially the fight scenes -do not
ring true. Their job is made doubly difficult by having to utter stupid
This movie has been targeted to a certain market, and will probably do