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Desperate But Not Serious (2000)

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Lily is a twenty-something aspiring writer who receives an invitation to attend a wedding reception with Jonathan, a handsome entomologist who also happens to be the man of her dreams. The ... See full summary »

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Lili
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Gigi
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Jonathan
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Darby (as Joey Lawrence)
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Trendy Guy
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Lily is a twenty-something aspiring writer who receives an invitation to attend a wedding reception with Jonathan, a handsome entomologist who also happens to be the man of her dreams. The only problem is that she's in San Francisco and the wedding is in L.A. Lily is therefore forced to enlist the aid of her friend Frances, an unrepentant party girl who has the L.A. nightclub scene wired. Their plans are completely derailed when they inadvertently lose the all important wedding invitation. This sets in motion an evening full of near misses with Jonathan, and thrusts Lily and Frances into a swarm of offbeat encounters with the underground Hollywood crowd. Off they go from club to club, from party to party and from boy to boy in an effort to find the wedding reception. Written by Anonymous

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Every man's dream

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Rated R for language, sexual content and drug use | See all certifications »
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31 October 2000 (Australia)  »

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Having already had her earlobes pierced especially for her appearance in Black and White (1999), Claudia Schiffer also had her nose, belly button and the cartilage of both ears pierced especially for her part in this movie. See more »

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An annoying valley-girl, party movie, the likes of which went out of style in the 80's.
30 September 2002 | by (Colorado Springs) – See all my reviews

This childish escapade featuring a couple of California bimbos shouldn't appeal to anyone, thanks to the labored humor and mindless performances. What this picture lacks is what it really needs: the leads should have taken their clothes off as often as possible to offset their acting abilities. Everyone is noticeably taller than Joey Lawrence in this movie.


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