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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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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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

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ESP 5,765,201 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Maggie Carter: He said I was beautiful.
Ryan: I said that. Me.
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Had some funny moments but wasn't as good as other teen comedies
6 February 2001 | by (Toronto,Ontario) – See all my reviews

I thought this film had some really funny moments and good lines. Marla Sokoloff was perfect for his role, and so was James Franco, who looks as cocky as his character in the film is. The other actress Jodie was played over the top, because she has all these hissy fits which can be funny to watch or annoying. Overall good job but the ending is dumb


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