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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

It's 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 who just broke up with her boyfriend, and one head-case who 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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An event eighteen years in the making. 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

At one point, Denise says "Don't look back. You should never look back." This is a quote from the Don Henley song "Boys of Summer", which was released in 1984. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Yearbook Girl: Amanda, you still didn't sign my yearbook!
[Amanda flips the pages past hers and sees Preston's picture realizing she just flipped out on him]
Yearbook Girl: Actually, I'm trying to get everyone to sign by their own picture!
Amanda Becket: Oh shit!
[Throws the yearbook down. Cut to Preston driving home looking sad]
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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

Referenced in Britney Spears: Criminal (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

I Walked In
Written by Jason Slater and Luke Oakson
Produced by Jason Slater
Performed by Brougham
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
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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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