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Love Stinks (1999)

Seth Winnick has it all: a successful career in television, good friends, and a passionate relationship with beautiful Chelsea. However, when he fails to make a timely marriage proposal, Chelsea tries to make his life hell.

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Rebecca Melini (as Tiffani-Amber Thiessen)
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Seth Winnick has it all: a successful career in television, good friends, and a passionate relationship with beautiful Chelsea. However, when he fails to make a timely marriage proposal, Chelsea tries to make his life hell.

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Rated R for language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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10 September 1999 (USA)  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,339,575 (USA) (12 September 1999)

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$2,800,000 (USA)
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Peter Bloomstein makes a rather snide comment about NBC. Peter is played by Warren Littlefield, who used to be the president of NBC. See more »

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When Seth asks how Chelsea saved the earrings, she clearly mouths something other than the dubbed line. See more »

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Chelsea: All I ever wanted to do was spend my life loving you, you disgusting sack of shit.
Seth: If that's all you wanted, then why did you hire the sleaziest lawyer in town, you pathologically deluded, morally bankrupt, in-denial, self-esteem-deficient bitch on wheels?
Chelsea: I am NOT in denial.
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Spoofs Shaft (1971) See more »

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Haydn Quartet
Written by Joseph Haydn (uncredited)
Courtesy of OGM/Ole Georg Music
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Positive review of a very funny movie.
2 April 2004 | by (Pittsburgh, PA) – See all my reviews

I normally don't comment on movies, but after seeing the other review listed here, I just had to speak up. Sure, everyone's entitled to their own opinion, and I'm not gonna knock the person who gave "Love Stinks" a 0/10 rating, but don't let that one person's opinion keep you away from a VERY funny movie.

French Stewart plays a sitcom writer who meets Bridgette Wilson's character when both are in their friends' wedding. They begin dating, but have different ideas on where their dating should lead. He's happy to casually date and have fun, whereas she wants every day they spend together to be one step closer to marriage and kids. Whoa, can I ever relate... :)

As time goes on, she continues to push him into commitment while he continues to be dragged along unwillingly. Things eventually turn ugly between the two, but in a hilarious way. The things they do to torture each other are just plain funny. And I won't give away the ending, but it's genius - pure genius.

It's not a very well-known movie, but deserves to be checked out. Don't trust my review, and don't be scared off by someone else's poor review. Check it out and decide for yourself. If you like funny movies, I feel pretty confident that you'll love "Love Stinks."

My rating: 7/10.


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