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Coyote Ugly (2000)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  4 August 2000 (USA)
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Aspiring songwriter Violet Sanford, after getting a job at a women-run NYC bar that teases its male patrons, comes out of her shell.

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Sexy, romantic comedy about a girl in her early 20s named Violet Sanford going to NYC to pursue a dream of becoming a songwriter. Violet gets a "day" job as a bar maid at a nightclub called Coyote Ugly. Coyote Ugly is the city's newest hot spot where the employees are a team of sexy, resourceful women that provoke the clientele and press with their mischief. Written by Anonymous

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The Party Never Ends. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance | Music

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Rated PG-13 for sensuality | See all certifications »

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4 August 2000 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$400,000 (Japan) (8 December 2000)

Gross:

ESP 848,897,834 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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2.35 : 1
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After test screening, the filmmakers discovered from the audience that they wanted to see more of John Goodman. New scenes with him were filmed and added in to the final cut. See more »

Goofs

When Violet's performance at the Bowery Ballroom begins the first time, the guitarists continue to play during the pause in the intro. See more »

Quotes

Cammie: I'm Cammie, the Russian tease.
Violet: Violet, the Jersey nun.
Cammie: That one's Rachel, the New York bitch. We all play our little parts. Only Rachel really is a bitch, and I really am a tease.
Lil: Cammie, you can only be a tease if you stop sleepin' around, babe.
Cammie: Yeah, I keep forgetting that part!
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It Takes Two
Written by Rob Base (as Robert Ginyard)
Performed by Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock (as D.J. E-Z Rock)
Courtesy of Arista/Profile Records
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An interesting, excellent surprise.
6 February 2001 | by (Lima, Peru) – See all my reviews

I have to say that when I saw the trailer I thought this was going to be a film about some half naked women and some people drinking a lot. But, when the film ended I have to say I was really surprised. A good surprise. Some people will probably disagree with me but this is not a film about nudity or something like that, it is a film about following your dreams, about leaving home searching for something real. I think Piper Perabo is excellent in her role as Violet, who actually sings some of the songs in the film. I'd recommend it to everyone who wants to have a great time.


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