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Can't Hardly Wait (1998)

 -  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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Brian Hall ...
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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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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In the history of partying, Huntington Hills High School is about to become legendary. See more »

Genres:

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

Melissa Joan Hart's name doesn't appear in the end credits. See more »

Goofs

When Preston looses hope after seeing Amanda being kissed by her cousin he tosses the letter he wrote to Amanda in the garbage, you see a silver Honda Civic next to the trash cans. The Brake lights and third light are flashing, it was done in a rhythmic pattern to make it look like the hazard lights are on. In reality the only way to make this happen would be to have someone continuously pump the brakes. The hazard lights on that make and model would be the lights below the brake lights and would flash orange in the same rhythmic pattern. See more »

Quotes

Hippie Girl: Dude, these brownies suck!
[the brownie is thrown at Denise]
Hippie Guy: [Licks the brownie off of Denise's face] Don't wanna waste this stuff!
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References Dazed and Confused (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Umbrella
Written by Peter Stuart
Performed by Dog's Eye View
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Awesome!
22 July 2004 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

I think there is two kinds of thoughts of this movie, Hate and Love I love it, i think this movie has everything that is needed to be enjoyable, it has good acting, a good soundtrack, good characters, its really funny, and it got Jennifer Love Hewitt, (a women that can make almost every movie worth watching, because she seems to be one of the sweetest girls in the world).

I think i don't need to say anything more. This is the best(and first) college movie that is ever going to be produced, its miles before American Pie 1&2&3 and other movies...


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