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Coyote Ugly (2000)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Music  |  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 Boss. The Law. The Dreamer. The Flame. The Heartbreaker. The Girls of Coyote Ugly. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sensuality | See all certifications »

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4 August 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Coyote Bar  »

Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,319,282 (USA) (4 August 2000)

Gross:

ESP 848,897,834 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Trivia

"Coyote ugly" refers to waking up after a one-night stand and discovering that the person beside you is so ugly that you would gladly gnaw off any limb they are sleeping on, just to get away without being discovered. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie when Kevin and Violet are talking, they go to kiss each other, almost with their lips touching, then the camera angle changes and they are farther away from kissing than where they were in the last camera angle. See more »

Quotes

Violet: I want my tape.
Kevin: Had a feeling you'd be back to see me.
Manager: No dates in the kitchen, O'Donnell.
Violet: I'm not staying. I-I just want my tape. Please.
[he hands her the tape]
Violet: Thanks. Bye.
Kevin: Did you really write all those songs?
Violet: You listened to my tape?
Kevin: No, of course not, I mean, that would be invasion of privacy.
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Follow Me
Written by Uncle Kracker (as Matt Shafer) and Mike Bradford
Performed by Uncle Kracker
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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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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