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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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X-Phile #1
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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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For the class of 1998, the last night of high school is the first night of the rest of their lives. 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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The yearbook that Melissa Joan Hart uses in the movie is from a Philadelphia-area high school named Plymouth-Whitemarsh. The students' pages shown in the movie are really the teachers' pages in the actual yearbook. See more »

Goofs

When Kenny goes to use the bathroom there is a long line. A girl wearing a long, sparkling, tan dress is seen running into the bathroom twice. See more »

Quotes

[drunk]
William: You... have to come with me. There's this chick... there's these two chicks... they're triplets, man. You're not going to believe what they're doing. Not because I made it up or anything but because it is so... unbelievable. Come on out to the pool house, 'cause they told me to tell you... they want you to watch. So, come out... the pool house, come on...
Mike Dexter: [interrupting him] I'm a loser. I broke up with the hottest girl in school, my friends all sold me out... and somebody in there just ...
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Crazy Credits

William's two friends are walking along a street discusing that missing the party was no big deal when a UFO shadow appears on them (like the one in ID4) and they are abducted by it See more »

Connections

References Star Trek (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Can't Hardly Wait
Written by Paul Westerberg
Performed by The Replacements
Courtesy of Sire Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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I loved it!
8 March 2000 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

The plot was ok. I love the actors. Jennifer Love Hewitt was amazing. She really pulled it off. Ethan, of course, was good. He made Preston Meyers the person we all cheered for. Seth Green once again came through with his humour and his serious side. The movie is a good movie if you want a laugh, or if your a romance type person, it's also very good. Or if you just want to relax and watch a pretty good movie, this is it.


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