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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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A romantic comedy without the sugar. 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

A line in which a character makes a offensive joke about Costa Rican women had to be changed for the film's release in that country. See more »

Goofs

When Christina sits down to read the 10 commandments she breaks off a piece of the cookie. When the girls come into the room and Christina is crying, the cookie on the plate is whole. See more »

Quotes

Girl #1: I can't believe he brought that bitch to our bar. This is our bar!
Girl #2: Forget her. She's a Skeev.
Girl #1: But is she prettier than me?
Girl #2: Of course not, you're beautiful.
[Girl #1 throws up all over Girl #2]
Girl #2: Oh my God, you fucking bitch!
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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 There's Something About Mary (1998) See more »

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Little L
Written by Jay Kay (as Jason Kay) and Toby Smith
Performed by Jamiroquai
Courtesy of S2 Records/Epic Records/Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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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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