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The Sweetest Thing (2002)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  12 April 2002 (USA)
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A girl finds she is forced to educate herself on the etiquette of wooing the opposite sex when she finally meets Mr. Right.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lillian Adams ...
Aunt Frida
Herbert W. Ankrom ...
Wedding Guest #3 (as Herbert Ankrom)
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Geeky Guy
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Brawling Bridesmaid
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Vahe Bejan ...
Taxi Driver
Joe Bellan ...
Mr. Martin
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Greta (as Chelsea Lee Bond)
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Wedding Guest #1 (as Alexander S. Chance)
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Judy's Mother
Charlie Dell ...
Wedding Priest
Richard Denni ...
Gramps
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Storyline

To ease their roommate through a relationship-induced depression, Christina Walters and Courtney Rockcliffe take her out on the town. During their attempts to find her "Mr. Right Now", Christina meets Peter Donahue. Missing her opportunity with him that night, Christina is talked into pursuing him to his brother's wedding. Written by Sean Lewis <agvii@yahoo.com>

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They're looking for a few good men. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

12 April 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Nancy Pimental Project  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$43,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$684,678 (Italy) (22 November 2002)

Gross:

$1,741,972 (Italy) (6 December 2002)
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Trivia

James Mangold:  Dr. Greg, Courtney's boyfriend. See more »

Goofs

When Christina and Courtney are in the Car on their way to the wedding, they look at their map and mention taking Interstate 95 and 40. Those interstates are located in the east coast. Interstates near San Francisco are 101, 880, 80 and 280. See more »

Quotes

Roger: Come on, don't be gay in God's house! Gimme a good slap!
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes and scenes from the movie are shown with the closing credits. Also, after the credits roll, the four main members of the cast are sitting on a couch telling the audience that the movie is over, and to go home. See more »

Connections

References Jenny Jones (1991) See more »

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Hot Stuff
Written by Louise Gold, Michelle Charles and Phillip Leo
Performed by Louchie Lou & Michie One
Courtesy of Lakeshore Records LLC
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One Sweet Movie!
26 August 2002 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

I tried to see this movie at the theatre when it was released, but the drive-in was always sold out when I attempted to see this movie. Taking a chance, I bought the R-rated version DVD and was not disappointed. I found it to be a cute but raunchy comedy about 3 women searching for love in San Francisco & beyond. The relationship between Cameron Diaz & Christina Applegate seemed to really 'click' in this movie. Selma Blair seemed to be added as the "straight man" for comedy impact. Judging from the other comments about this movie, not a lot of people liked it. I found it to be funny in parts, and enjoyable to watch. Christina Applegate was her usual funny self and really added a lot to this movie. It's nice to see her in the movies again. The last movie I bought with her in it was "Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter is Dead" from '91. Cameron Diaz was also funny in her role and demonstrated some great comedic talent. I am glad that I took the chance and bought this DVD on spec, because it is a valued addition to my video library.


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