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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 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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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

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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

Nancy Pimental:  The writer of the movie, as the "vomit girl" in the club when Peter's brother is inviting Christina back to the hotel for a party. See more »

Goofs

At the driving range, the label on Peter's beer bottle turns repeatedly between shots. See more »

Quotes

Courtney: That is the funniest thing I have ever seen in my entire life. I mean, I flew across that room. And you got fucked in the eye!
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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 »

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Spoofs Dumb & Dumber (1994) See more »

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Girl on the Roof
Written and Performed by David Mead
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label, a unit of BMG Music
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Funny modern chick humor...
9 October 2005 | by (Bay Area, CA) – See all my reviews

Okay, the important thing to note here is that this type of movie (silly, goofy) is not intended to create a new world order. If you are seeking a film with deep social meaning, or an underlying message of hope and inspiration, pick something else to watch.

It is not a film for everyone and hey by now you should know what type of flicks you enjoy... if its not your style don't watch it!

It's a story of ultra modern, aggressive, women who are warriors of the singles scene. This film is really more suited to women and will likely irritate a lot of men because the characters are women that act like men when it comes to relationships and sex. Yeah, its the whole double standard thing in all its glory.

Some of the scenes are really stupid, and I laughed out loud, because hey I like stupid once in awhile.

Bottom line if you have been there and have done the singles thing, and especially if you have ever been, or currently are, a "playa" in the game then you will enjoy the intended absurdity of this film.

If nothing I have referred to sounds familiar to you don't bother to watch this flick... I can guarantee that you wont get it and wont enjoy it.

Best, JS


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