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The Sweetest Thing (2002)

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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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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
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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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A romantic comedy without the sugar. 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:

$9,430,667 (USA) (12 April 2002)

Gross:

$24,430,272 (USA) (17 May 2002)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

A line in which a character makes a offensive joke about Costa Rican women had to be changed for the film's release in that country. See more »

Goofs

In the Chinese restaurant, Courtney's jacket disappears while she's reading the menu (edited version only). See more »

Quotes

Christina: Ew! What is that?
Courtney: What is what?
Christina: You don't smell that?
Courtney: Smell what? I don't smell anything.
Christina: Oh Jesus! You're used to it, and that's, that's what's really scary!
Courtney: I don't smell anything!
Christina: It smells like moldy ass is what it smells like in here!
Courtney: Wait a minute, come to think of it, I did leave some ass in the back.
Christina: You did!
Courtney: I did, about a week a ago. I did, it's the ass! It must be the ass!
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits show a montage of scenes, outtakes and the 5 main cast members are sitting on a couch talking directly to the audience. After the credits roll, the cast tells the audience that the movie is over, and to go home. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Flashdance (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Sexual Revolution
Written by Macy Gray, Jeremy Ruzumna, Darryl Swann and Dave Wilder
Performed by Macy Gray
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Great movie with unique female characters
16 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

How is this not hilarious? There are always movies that seem to make it big, like Wedding Crashers, Meet the Parents, and American Pie 1,2, and 3, Van Wilder, when the main characters are stereotypical male characters, but when it is women, expectations change and so do the double standards, which is disappointing in this day in age. The women in this movie are way funnier and do more interesting activities and funnies than the same old good old boys routine stuff. Some very unpredictable predicaments make this laugh out loud! I bought this movie in 2003 and have watched it with all my circles of friends and everyone from 19 to 64 have laughed out loud during this movie, which other movies are lucky if it barely happens once.

I love the unrated version, the song and dance, and her sexy dream with Peter and when he "had all the calories taken out for you."


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