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Whatever It Takes (2000)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  31 March 2000 (USA)
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A modern-day remake of the Cyrano DeBergerac tale.

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Ryan's dreams for catching the eye of the 'goddess of the high school hallway' has a chance of becoming true when her cousin (Chris) offers to make him a deal. All he has to do is help Chris to win the heart of his best friend, the beautiful enigmatic Maggie. This sparks off a damned cute comedy as 'boy helps boy to get girl' Written by Filmtwob <webmaster@filmfreak.co.za>

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How low will they go to get the girls of their dreams?

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, sexual material and language | See all certifications »

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31 March 2000 (USA)  »

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Got to Be You  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,104,298 (USA) (24 March 2000)

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ESP 5,765,201 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Ryan: I like that you look nervous sometimes for no reason. And when you do, you bite your lip. I like that you probably... rifled through your closet tonight... and settled with what you started out with. I like your smile.
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*1/2 out of 4.

Routine teen effort about a nerd (Shane West) and a high school jock (James Franco) who team up together to help each other land the girl of their dreams. Very appealing cast and competent direction makes this film mildly entertaining, but their is nothing that seperates this predictable film from 1000 other films in this genre.

Rated PG-13; Sexual Situations and Profanity.


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