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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sarah (as Bridgette L. Wilson)
Nicole, Sarah's Friend
Alicia Rickter ...
Heather Morgan ...


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?


Comedy | Romance

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

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8 June 2002 (USA)  »

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Almas gemelas  »

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When David falls on the taxi cab, he clearly breaks the glass; however, when the taxi is driving away, the glass is fully intact. See more »


Nicole: That's when you need to say, "Buddy boy, it's time to shit or get off the pot."
Sarah: And I would be the "shit" part of that analogy?
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References South Park (1997) See more »

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8 June 2002 | by (Atlanta, GA) – See all my reviews

For some strange reason I was flipping through channels and came across this move on Starz. I have to say that I enjoyed it and that there were any major lame scenes and allot of really enjoyable parts. The acting was alright and all of the cast did a fine job. If you are in a mood for hour and a half of an enjoyable romantic comedy this is the movie for ya!

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