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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 #3 (as Freddy Rodriguez)
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X-Phile #1
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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>

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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

William Lichter was suppose to take a shot of tequila, but to maintain the PG-13 rating they had to replace the tequila glass with a lemon digitally in post-production. 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

Matt, Watermelon Guy: [holds up a watermelon] I filled this with seven bottles of vodka last year! This has been in my freezer since last September...
[everyone grabs at the watermelon and it drops on the floor, splattering into many pieces]
Matt, Watermelon Guy: Nooooooooo!
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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 Miami Vice (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Wooly Imbibe
Written by Sebastian Steinberg, Mike Doughty (as Michael Doughty), Mark De Gli Antoni (as Mark Degliantoni) and Yuval Gabay
Performed by Soul Coughing
Courtesy of Slash Records/Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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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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