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Desperate But Not Serious (2000)

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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Frances
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Gigi
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Jonathan
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Todd
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Darby
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Trendy Guy
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Steve
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Shauna
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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 & 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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Spoofs A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) See more »

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Don't take this movie Seriously ? ? ?
21 May 2000 | by (Frankfort Illinois) – See all my reviews

First of all this movie should have never been made. It's about two girls that go from party to party and all they do is try to find this guy who one of the girls likes or really loves. The performance of Joey Lawrence is the only reason I saw this movie at all. I really don't know what Joey was thinking but we all have to start out somewhere. His talent is wasted here and so is the rest of the cast. The cast if you have seen there other movies are very good but just skip this one. You will not find anything funny or entertaining at all. I'm sorry I even bought this movie. I actually bought it before I rented it. I just got done watching and I said "What the heck is this crap". I know this cast can do better! Joey I love ya but just did not work in this film. Out of 4 stars I give it 1/2. I had such high hopes for this film too.


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