Head Over Heels

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Entertainment: +2 1/2

Content: -2 1/2

Art restoration specialist Amanda Pierce (Monica Potter) has been unlucky in love. And when she catches her current boyfriend in bed with another woman, she looks for a new place to live. She ends up with four supermodels in an apartment that overlooks the neighboring apartment of handsome Jim Weston (Freddie Prinz, Jr.). Theres an obvious attraction between Jim and Amanda, but shes been burned too many times to try making a match. But with encouragement and a makeover by her roommates, Amanda tries playing with fire once more. Just when things seem to be going well, Amanda sees Jim apparently commit murder. Is he the nice guy next door or a psycho killer? Amanda and the models decide some sleuthing is in order before she goes on the next date and what turns up takes everyone by surprise. The dating crowd will enjoy this tongue-in-cheek look at fashion supermodels and falling for more than meets the eye.

But this PG-13 story is not suitable for either young or older audiences. Numerous sexual references are made, particularly about the promiscuous lifestyle of the models. Premarital sex is not only condoned but encouraged by the women. In their first meeting, Amanda is kncked over by Jims Great Dane, who then tries to mount her. Surface beauty is treated humorously as one of the models is constantly bandaged from one operation after another and situations lead the models into often ugly situations such as a commode explosively backing up on them. Like Hitchcocks REAR WINDOW, voyeurism plays a major part in the film, but the sexual aspects are strongly emphasized when the models tell Amanda they viewed her encounter with Jim. The sexually charged language is frequently punctuated with profane exclamations and several obscenities. So dont fall for HEAD OVER HEELS.

Preview Reviewer: Paul Bicking
Universal pictures, 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608

The following categories contain objective listings of film content which contribute to the subjective numeric Content ratings posted to the left and on the Home page.

Crude Language: Many (13) times - Mild 7, moderate 6

Obscene Language: Several (7) times - S-word 3, other 4

Profanity: Many (20) times - Regular 4 (GD, J, G, for C sake); exclamatory 16 (OMG 12, MG 3, OG)

Violence: Several times - Moderate (Large dog knocks down woman several times, fall down stairs, slap, shadow of woman being hit w/club, gun threats, knives thrown, hits/ kicks, punches)

Sex: Implied - all unmarried couples (in bed - womans bare back, undressing -fall onto bed kissing, on couch getting dressed)

Nudity: Near nudity - Several times (bare back of woman in sex scene, bare backs of models changing clothes, low cut dresses, cleavage emphasized, semi-transparent t-shirt, woman in bra)

Sexual Dialogue/Gesture: Many times (older woman implies affair with boss, dog mounts woman, dog puts head undre dress, references to promiscuity/ sexual encounters, women emphasize breasts, sensual kissing, women discuss man's body/ watching woman have sex, woman looks up anothers dress and comments on underwear, man has head at woman's crotch)

Drugs: Alcohol (drinks/beer/wine) drinking

Other: Models are non-smokers, frequent voyeurism as woman watch man's apartment, physical beauty spoofed, woman says beauty in is flaws, man on commode, sounds of defecation as women react to odor, commode explosively backs up spraying women, theme of looking beyond first impression

Running Time: 85 Minutes
Intended Audience: Older teens and young adults

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