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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 ...
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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 »

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 USA:

$9,430,667, 14 April 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$24,718,164

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$43,978,606
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When Christina is in the back seat of the car trying to find the mysterious smell there is an "In Style" magazine with Madonna on the cover. See more »

Goofs

In the leftover tin foil bird sequence, the speedometer reads zero, and the dash lights are all lit up, as if the car has been turned on, but not started yet. See more »

Quotes

[after knocking over a flower arrangement and disrupting an entire wedding]
Courtney: This isn't the Glichtman Barmitzvah is it? Mosha are you in here, no?
Christina: Come along Sharron. Mazeltov! Shalom!
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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 Grease (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

There She Goes
Written by Boots Ottestad
Performed by The Getaway People
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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User Reviews

 
the best movie ever!!!!
27 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

what the hell is with all you people bad mouthing The Sweetest Thing!!! its the best movie ever and the actors and actresses are hell good too! i was reading one comment that said that any movie with Christina Applegate is a bad one, well i disagree, she is a fabulous actress and i bet she does a better job than anything you could do!! yea mabye this isnt your type of movie, thats cool with me, but at least u guys shouldnt come on here and say all this crap about it!! anyway i just wanted 2 say that its a hell good movie and to that person who gave it an f i give it an a.


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