PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama
A big-city newspaper columnist is forced to enter a drug and alcohol rehab center after ruining her sister's wedding and crashing a stolen limousine.
Having sex in the handicap elevator is based on a true story of sex addicts in rehab sneaking off to have sex in the handicap elevator. They thought it was the one place they would not get caught.
God, I love afternoons like this. You know what's missing in this afternoon? That I don't have a very dry vodka martini with two olives in a chilled glass. God, I miss that.
Eddie Boone: You know, lately I've been lying awake at night thinking of all the ...
Gwen Cummings: I ...
When Gwen is talking to her sister by the lake, we see them embrace before it cuts to a shot of their reflection in the lake. In the reflection Gwen has sunglasses on her head - which she wasn't wearing before that shot.
After the credits a scene is shown where a new patient is arriving at rehab. The new patient is the actor playing Falcon in the soap Santa Cruz which is the favorite of both Eddie Boone and Andrea. Eddie Boone asks Falcon for an autograph.
TV version changes Gerhardt's greatest wish. In the original it is to have his foreskin back, this is changed to wishing for an 'Abba (I)' box set.
$10,310,672 (USA) (16 April 2000)