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

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Amy: [after Mike gives her a dollar when she's stripping] Wow! A dollar! Now I can quit stripping, go back to vet school, and save my sick pony.
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Stumbled Upon a Gem
22 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

4 years after the movie was made, I stumbled upon a gem. I was sucked in 15 minutes after it started and couldn't leave my couch even to hardly run to the bathroom. It was that great. A true representation of relationships, what guys and girls are looking for and a true replica of the men I have dated in the past. It made me wonder why I was asking the guy I have been with for 4 years for a commitment. I like to think I walked away from this film with a few more laughs and some good insight on what it is guys want or think they want! The cast was inspiring and a fun look at where some of them were just 4 years ago and how far they have come. I wish there was some more movies that made me laugh and think out loud.


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