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Can't Hardly Wait (1998)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  12 June 1998 (USA)
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Multicharacter teenage comedy about high school graduates with different agenda of life on graduation night.

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Girl Whose Party It Is
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Exchange Student
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Cousin Ron
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Jock #1
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Jock #2
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Jock #3 (as Freddy Rodriguez)
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X-Phile #1
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X-Phile #2
Brian Hall ...
Real Homeboy
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Storyline

Its high school graduation, and like all seniors they want to party. So 500 high school seniors look forward to a party, while in the meantime a boy wants to get a girl he's loved for years that just broke up with her boyfriend and one head-case that wants revenge on a lifelong bully. So the party comes, things develop. People have sex, drink, and go along with most of the guidelines of a high school graduation party. Written by Robbie Cooper <tweak@snet.net>

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Yesterday's history. Tomorrow's the future. Tonight's the party. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for teen drinking and sexuality, and for language | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

12 June 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Party  »

Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,025,910 (USA) (12 June 1998)

Gross:

$25,339,117 (USA) (28 August 1998)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In one of the last scenes, a young man who is stoned says, "She was a hip, hip lady." The same line is spoken by Rory Cochrane in Dazed and Confused (1993). See more »

Goofs

The position of the hand towels in the bathroom when Denise and Kenny are locked in. See more »

Quotes

Kenny Fisher: Yo, I'm just pausin' while those two hos over there scratch it out over who gets to knock the boots with me!
[clicks feet together]
Kenny Fisher: Ya know what I'm saying? Yeah!
Ritchie Koolboy: What two ho's?
DJ Sammy: I don't see no ho's yo.
[Kenny and his homeboys start shoving each other around]
Kenny Fisher: Yo, what, you callin' me a liar.
DJ Sammy: Hey, yo why you shovin' cracker?
Ritchie Koolboy: Yo, you better recognize, fool.
[they stop shoving]
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Crazy Credits

Yearbook photos of all the characters in the movie are shown as the end credits roll. See more »

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References Twelve Monkeys (1995) See more »

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Can't Get Enough Of You Baby
Written by Sandy Linzer and Denny Randell
Produced by Eric Valentine
Performed by Smash Mouth
Courtesy of Interscope Records
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best teen movie EVER!!!!!!
9 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

this movie was great! i first saw it myself and it was really boring, but when i saw it w/ my friend it became my favorite. i guess this was because u feel stupid to laugh by yourself, and this is a movie u need to watch w/ someone. my fav character, like everyone else, is kenny fisher played by seth green. sadly, i know a lot of people just like him who are wannabe wangstas or wiggers. its hilarious. he reminds me so much of my best friend who's like that. also the small appearance of Jerry O'Connel was good. this is my fav Jennifer Love Hewitt movie, and a lot of people i never even heard of did a good job. i also liked the TINY roll of Breckin Myer who i think is hilarious. this isn't just a teen movie because my parents loved it.


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