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Buying the Cow (2002)

 -  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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When David is in New York the taxi that he is supposedly in is a Ford Crown Victoria but when he gets to the hotel he gets out of a Chevrolet Caprice. 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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Much better than the usual.
4 January 2003 | by (Atlanta) – See all my reviews

What is wrong with Hollywood? They pump up virtually unwatchable action flicks and bury real gems like Buying the Cow. This movie was intelligent, original, insightful (to a point) and funny. I feel sorry for everyone involved in this production -- because some distributor someone dropped the ball. If you liked Office Space, The Castle, Happy Texas, or Romy & Michelle's High School Reunion, watch this movie.


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