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Coyote Ugly (2000)

 -  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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Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sensuality | See all certifications »

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4 August 2000 (USA)  »

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Coyote Bar  »

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$45,000,000 (estimated)

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

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ESP 848,897,834 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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The bands in the ad for the "songwriter showdown" are: The Skank Honkies, Papa Vegas, The Suicide Machines, Vertical Horizon, Eve 6, Verbena, Edwin McCain, Beth Hart, Excel, The Pietasters, Joy Drop, Bis Train, and Pennywise. The ad also mentions: Violet Sanford, My Scarlet Life, and Kottonmouth King the next week. See more »

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When Cammie demonstrates to Violet the pouring of ten shots, she begins to set the shot glasses out in two rows of five. After she picks up the bottles, Cammie pours the liquor into a single straight line of ten shot glasses. See more »

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Violet: Cammie, I think I just fell in love with you.
Cammie: Oh Violet, I'm not a lesbian. I played in the minors but never went pro.
Violet: That's *not*, what I meant.
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Referenced in 10th & Wolf (2006) See more »

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Boom Boom Boom
Written by Robert Vega, Ray Vega, Chris Pelcer
Performed by Rare Blend
Courtesy of Curb Records, Inc.
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Familiar story still has great energy, and works for me!!!
5 August 2000 | by (Was UK Now US) – See all my reviews

Not bad, not bad. I read reviews that criticized the cliche-ness of this movie, and I can see their point. At times the plot made the characters a little bit annoying. But hey-- story cliches often become that way because they speak to universal "truths," or at least things that interest bunches of people over of time.

This movie is interesting-- it is engaging, and even touching at times. I DID care about the characters throughout the story. I wanted to see how things would work out for them, and I wanted them to win. Sure, the plot is kind of predictable-- but the energy kept the theme in the forefront, and I AM interested in the theme presented here-- love, taking risks, courage, and all of that. The women actors were wonderful-- hot, sure, but also outrageous in an innocent kind of way. I had the sense that none of the characters in the movie, even the raunchy extras in the bar scenes, was belittled. I suspected the writers, director, cast, etc., had a basic affection for their subjects and topic.

The dancing was great-- I noted "dancing doubles" in the credits for all of the girls-- and the bar tricks and stunts were fun. I enjoyed pretending that those stunts were even possible, and that they wouldn't have killed 7 people the first night they were tried in a real bar in real life. I gave this one an "8" out of 10. Go see it-- you'll like it!


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