A small town waitress gets a nail accidentally lodged in her head causing unpredictable behavior that leads her to Washington, DC, where sparks fly when she meets a clueless young senator who takes up her cause – but what happens when love interferes with what you stand for?
David O. Russell (as Stephen Greene)
Kristin Gore (screenplay), Matthew Silverstein (screenplay)
K. JAM Media
- Jake Gyllenhaal as Howard Birdwell
- Jessica Biel as Alice Eckle
- James Marsden as Scott
- Tracy Morgan as Keyshawn
- Kirstie Alley as Aunt Rita
The movie was filmed in Columbia, South Carolina, USA.
The film was shut down multiple times due to lack of funds.
Ryan Reynolds was considered for the role of Howard Birdwell.
Lindsay Lohan auditioned for the role of Alice Eckle.
In 2010 director, David O’Russell dropped out of the film due to lack of interest, it was then decided that Ron Tutor was going to take over the finances / release of the film.
In February of 2011, a VERY rough cut of the film premiered in L.A. as “David O’Russell’s upcoming comedy.”
In 2014 it was announced that Arrow Pictures would be releasing the film under a new title, “Politics of Love,” in the UK for a theatrical release.
In 2015 Millennium Pictures picked up the US rights and changed the title from "Nailed" to "Accidental Love."