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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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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

In the dressing room where Jane is with her boyfriend, she says, "I can't believe I'm fucking a purple elephant," but her mouth doesn't move. See more »

Quotes

Courtney: Fifty percent of what people say when they are joking is true, which means, you do wanna go to this wedding but you are too afraid to admit it. So, by making some sort of joke about it, you get to say what you really want without being vulnerable.
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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 Swingers (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Give Up
Written by Ramin Sakurai and Geri Soriano-Lightwood
Performed by Geri Soriano-Lightwood (as Geri) & Ramin Sakurai (as Ramin)
Courtesy of Palm
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User Reviews

 
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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