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Buying the Cow (2002)

R | | Comedy, Romance | 8 June 2002 (USA)
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A commitment-averse man frantically hits the dating scene after his girlfriend starts pressuring him to pop the question.

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David Collins is a commmitment-shy Los Angeles yuppie whose girlfriend of many years, advertising executive Sarah, gives him an ultimatum: commit or get out. David has two months to decide if he wants to stay with Sarah as she leaves town for a job in New York. Following the advice from his more outgoing friends, David hits the dating scene as he tries to find his one and only soul mate, a mysterious woman he sees again and again, but always gets away before he can talk to her. Written by Matthew Patay

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Why buy the cow, when you can get the milk for free?

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Rated R for sexual content, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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The return address written on the letter from Julie, gives the address as being in Westport, CT, but the postmark on the envelope says Westpoint, CT. See more »

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Jonesy: You're hunting Sasquatch. See? There she is
[pointing to DeBeers commercial]
David Collins: Shadow lady? She is the Sasquatch?
Jonesy: She's the myth. The perfect woman. A figment of our dumbass male imagination. Slap a face on the shadow bitch and she ceases to be perfect. Because she becomes real.
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References Duel of the Titans (1961) See more »

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A blind man can smell the greatness of this movie!
25 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is my favorite. It has so many truths and is hilarious. I recommend to any guy. It helps explain relationships. It also faces everyday problems with dating and finding the one. A must see for anyone between the ages of 20 - 40. Has some great characters kind of like Tomcats. The guy from Office Space, and others. If you like comedies you will love this movie. THere are a lot of one liners too that are very funny. Ryan Renolds is great too. I like how they explain dating problems and finding "the one". THe movie flows very well especially when Ryan thinks he is gay!lol and the flashbacks at the airport.


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