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The Third Wheel (2002)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  31 May 2002 (Italy)
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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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Neal
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Rose Lady
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Storyline

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, she plays Lorelai and Melissa McCarthy plays Sookie. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Michael: I always wanted to get my swerve on on my bike!
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Pleasantly surprised.
8 April 2004 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

I just saw this movie and I really like it. It was far from perfect, but I thought the actors were really good. Denise Richards really enjoyable, Luke Wilson was fun, Ben was really funny, and Matt Damon had a good part too. The writer, Jay Lacopo, is also in it and I thought he was hysterical. I saw Waking Up In Reno which was directed by the same director and that movie was kind of cheesey. I think he's a bad director. This film is choppy, but the actors are good enough, and the script is funny enough that it makes me wonder what Miramax was thinking. With all of the terrible comedies they release you would think this one, with this star power, would have been a priority.


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