5.9/10
5,874
34 user 11 critic

Buying the Cow (2002)

R | | Comedy, Romance | 8 June 2002 (USA)
Trailer
2:25 | Trailer

On Disc

at Amazon

A commitment-averse man frantically hits the dating scene after his girlfriend starts pressuring him to pop the question.

Director:

Reviews

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Finder's Fee (2001)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A man finds a wallet containing a winning lottery ticket worth $6 million.

Director: Jeff Probst
Stars: Erik Palladino, Ryan Reynolds, Dash Mihok
Tomcats (2001)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Seven years ago, a bunch of friends make a bet that'll give the last remaining bachelor a ton of money. Now, after losing a ton of money at a Vegas Casino, Michael Delaney has to quickly ... See full summary »

Director: Gregory Poirier
Stars: Shannon Elizabeth, Jerry O'Connell, Jake Busey
Foolproof (2003)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Kevin, Sam and Rob are founding members of a theoretical group which pulls off heists. Leo, a gangster, blackmails them into pulling off a real multi-million dollar heist. Now it's up to them to get out alive.

Director: William Phillips
Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Kristin Booth, Joris Jarsky
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Caught in the jagged downtown world of drugs, prostitutes and violence, three young artists lead tumultuous lives in desperate need of an overhaul. Relationships stumble as careers take ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Cummins
Stars: Darcy Belsher, Martin Cummins, Françoise Robertson
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The most popular kid on campus meets a beautiful journalist who makes him realize that maybe he's afraid to graduate.

Director: Walt Becker
Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Tara Reid, Tim Matheson
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A student receives a serial killer's brain in a transplant after being thrown into a pool with no water in it.

Directors: Mitch Marcus, John Blush
Stars: Matthew Lawrence, Justin Walker, Christine Lakin
Chaos Theory (2008)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The story of an obsessively organized efficiency expert whose life unravels in unexpected ways when fate forces him to explore the serendipitous nature of love and forgiveness.

Director: Marcos Siega
Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Emily Mortimer, Stuart Townsend
Coming Soon (1999)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

The trials and tribulations of wealthy young Manhattanites and their sexual coming of age, a romantic comedy set at an Upper East Side prep school.

Director: Colette Burson
Stars: Bonnie Root, Gaby Hoffmann, Tricia Vessey
The In-Laws I (2003)
Action | Comedy | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Right before his daughter's wedding, a mild-mannered foot doctor discovers that his future son-in-law's father is a free-wheeling international spy.

Director: Andrew Fleming
Stars: Albert Brooks, Michael Douglas, Ryan Reynolds
Waiting... I (2005)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Young employees at Shenaniganz restaurant collectively stave off boredom and adulthood with their antics.

Director: Rob McKittrick
Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Anna Faris, John Francis Daley
Just Friends I (2005)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

While visiting his hometown during Christmas, a man comes face-to-face with his old high school crush whom he was best friends with -- a woman whose rejection of him turned him into a ferocious womanizer.

Director: Roger Kumble
Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart, Anna Faris
The Alarmist (1997)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Young Tommy Hudler decides to become a security systems salesman, and is an instant success. Everything seems to be going great until he discovers there's more to this business and his boss... See full summary »

Director: Evan Dunsky
Stars: David Arquette, Stanley Tucci, Kate Capshaw
Edit

Cast

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

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 June 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Almas gemelas  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Jonesy: You're still not telling us everything.
David Collins: Of course not, you're my friends.
See more »

Connections

References South Park (1997) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Don't sleep on this one comedy fans
27 July 2007 | by (Poland) – See all my reviews

Great comedy here, good laughs. That's all that was supposed to be here in the first place, right? Kept me laughing the whole way - the Ryan Reynolds Jerry O'Connell tandem rock solid. If you liked this, and you should for what it was (Ebert could lighten up but then again he probably can't be PC and give this movie anything more than zero stars), check out Tomcats - similarly funny and original. The Ryan Reynolds naked seen all too familiar and funny like a similar fate that met O'Donnell in "Tomcats" with a little kid thinking he's a perv, providing equal laughs. Alyssa Milano is a great addition here too, overall very solid goofy movie that had some original lines and laughs and great physical comedy. what's not to like, unless you are overly stiff


6 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Soundtrack - Buying the Cow tryhim73
Here's the ever requested song da-bomer
Kinda creepy leeanndemon
Still can't find... DiscordiaSeven
song help... yet again... Drakkien
is ryan reynolds........... ..... wizards723
Discuss Buying the Cow (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?