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The Sweetest Thing (2002)

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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(as Nancy M. Pimental)
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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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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:

$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

James Mangold: Dr. Greg, Courtney's boyfriend. 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

Christina: Wanna hear some poetry? There once was a man from Bandoo. Who fell asleep in a canoe. He dreamed of Venus and played with his penis and woke up with a hand full of goo!
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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

References Sex and the City (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Pacific Coast Party
Written by Greg Camp (as Gregory Camp), Steve Harwell and Paul De Lisle
Performed by Smash Mouth
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under License from Universal Music Enterprises
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better than expected
1 October 2002 | by (Palo Alto, CA) – See all my reviews

If you keep your expectations low, it's more likely to be positively surprised... but seriously, even with somewhat higher expectations, this one is worth watching. I saw it as a "filler" on a flight, trying to save some of the "better" movies for the return trip. This movie actually turned out to be much more entertaining than all those I saved... ;))


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