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Loser (2000)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  21 July 2000 (USA)
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A college student, branded a loser by his roommates and booted from the dorm, falls in love with a coed who has eyes for their condescending professor.

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Is there room in Manhattan for a decent kid? Can a young woman see past a cad to true love? Paul, from rural upstate, comes to New York City for college. To keep his scholarship, he must study hard and do well. That makes him a loser to his partying roommates who connive to kick him out of their suite. He's assigned a room in an animal hospital. In class he meets Dora, a pretty coed who needs a job to pay for school, and who's the very young lover of their sarcastic and selfish lit professor. When Dora is slipped some drugs at a party, Paul nurses her back to health, and a friendship follows. For Paul, though, it's more than friendly feelings. Can they work things out for them to become a truly lucky couple? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated PG-13 for drug content, crude sexual material and language | See all certifications »

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21 July 2000 (USA)  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£173,016 (UK) (3 November 2000)

Gross:

ESP 1,737,650 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Paul's dorm is called Hunt's Hall. Audiences, especially older, might take this as an allusion to actor Huntz Hall, who was born in New York City (the setting of this film). Huntz played Horace DeBussy "Sach" Jones, a lively buffoon in the Bowery Boys film series, which followed his time as a Dead End Kid in Dead End and in the subsequent Dead End Kids series. It would be an appropriate connotation, in that the Chris, Adam and Noah characters are all buffoons as well as dead end kids (hedonistic young males with no real future). See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Adam, Chis and Noah are walking down the street talking about how to "Resolve this Paul issue," Noah says "I mean I try to get along with everybody but that guy's got no personality." His lip movement doesn't match up with the audio at the end of the sentence. See more »

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Noah: Oh, my God. Are you guys taking Psych?
ChrisAdam: Yeah.
Noah: Do you ever look in the book?
Chris: No.
Noah: Look at this retard!
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Features Rhoda (1974) See more »

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The Best Things in Life Are Free
Written by Ray Henderson, Lew Brown and Buddy G. DeSylva (as B.G. DeSylva)
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Amusing and honest college movie
26 February 2001 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

Unfairly condemned by the critics, this movie worked for me as a comedy and as a somewhat dark look at the mores of college life. Our hero may be branded a loser, but he's definitely a believable three-dimensional character (with a heart of gold, naturally). The story takes for granted some unethical and potentially unsettling behaviour, and allows the characters to rise above it.

Lets you smile throughout, and gives you some insights into contemporary life on campus without resorting to cliches.


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