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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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First came the rules of love. Now comes the fun. See more »

Genres:

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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Did You Know?

Trivia

The three leading actresses co-wrote "The Penis Song", but the trio's performance of the song was edited out of the final cut (US only). See more »

Goofs

When Courtney is driving the car and Christina is looking under the driver's seat, the close ups show a four-lane road, while the aerial shots show only a two lane road. See more »

Quotes

Christina: [Reading] Follow the yellow brick road? Huh! I'm following the yellow brick road... following the yellow brick...
Christina: [Comes across a picture of a dog with a hole in its mouth, she gasps] MUFFY! You look like my old doggy Muffy! What's in your mouth? What's in your mouth?
[more seriously]
Christina: What do you got in there?
[looks into the hole]
Man in the Glory Hole: Surprise!
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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

Spoofs Dumb & Dumber (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Cherish
Written by Terry Kirkman
Performed by The Association
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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A Woman's movie
3 September 2002 | by (Winnipeg) – See all my reviews

It is nice to see a movie that is totally woman's humor that is based on the male role. Women can be just as bad as their male counterparts. This movie had a lot of toilet humor. Males will find this movie funny also. I think you had to be a woman through to understand some of the jokes or sayings. Overall, it was a great comedy. 7/10


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