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The Third Wheel (2002)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 31 May 2002 (Italy)
A man accidentally hits a homeless person with his car and then can't seem to get rid of him the rest of the night.

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The clumsy and shy Stanley is a nice fellow, beloved by his colleagues in the office. He has a crush on the gorgeous new-hire Diana, but he has difficulties to get close to her. When Stanley finally invites Diana for a date, he hits the homeless Phil with his Taurus and his planned night turns upside down. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The only thing Stanley & Michael didn't plan on for the perfect date was...Phil. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content/dialogue and brief drug use | See all certifications »
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Lauren Graham makes an appearance in this movie as a guest at the party. She and Melissa McCarthy work together on Gilmore Girls (2000), she played Lorelai, and McCarthy played Sookie. See more »

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Near the end of the movie, when Stanley is leaving Diana's house and decides to turn around and stand up for Diana against Phil, his backup lights do not come on. See more »

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Michael: I always wanted to get my swerve on on my bike!
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Cute Movie
23 December 2005 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

The clumsy and shy Stanley (Luke Wilson) is a nice fellow, beloved by his colleagues in the office. He has a crush on the gorgeous new-hire Diana (Denise Richards), but he has difficulties to get close to her. When Stanley finally invites Diana for a date, he hits the homeless Phil (Jay Lacopo) with his Taurus and his planned night turns upside down.

"The Third Wheel" is a cute movie. The screenplay has many flaws, but the charming lead couple and the situation of Stanley, with the whole office cheering for him and a stranger simply ruining his dreamed night is very sweet and funny. The story practically has no plot point, the film is far from being a masterpiece, but I liked. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Triângulo Amoroso" ("Love Triangle")


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