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Pumpkin (2002)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  12 March 2004 (Spain)
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A sorority girl is drawn to a disabled man.

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Perky, perfect Carolyn and her Alpha Omega Pi sisters plan to win Sorority of the Year by impressing the Greek Council with a killer charity: coaching mentally challenged athletes for the regional Challenged Games. When Carolyn's assigned to coach Pumpkin she's terrified at first, but soon sees in him something she's never seen before: a gentle humanity and honest clarity that touches her soul. To the horror of her friends and Pumpkin's overprotective mother, Carolyn falls in love, becoming an outcast in the process. As Carolyn's "perfect life" falls apart, Pumpkin teaches her that perfect isn't always perfect after all. Written by Press kit

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A comedy for the romantically challenged.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance | Sport

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Rated R for language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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Meu Namorado Pumpkin  »

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$30,514 (USA) (28 June 2002)

Gross:

$305,690 (USA) (4 October 2002)
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The sorority Alpha Omega Pi is actually based on UC Berkeley's Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. The writer Adam Larson Broder lived next door to their house when he went to college there. See more »

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When Carolyn is taking thing out of her medicine cabinet, she clears the bottom shelf, save for the NyQuil bottle on the left. When the bottom shelf gets a close up seconds later, the NyQuil bottle is there with a few other bottles. See more »

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Kent Woodlands: You are being a big baby, Carolyn. These are people just like you and me. God just chose for them to be different. Your life's been too perfect. Everything can't be that way for everyone.
Carolyn McDuffy: You have no idea how horrible it was out there today. The way he looked at me.
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References The Stepford Wives (1975) See more »

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Papio
Written by S.G. Raham
Performed by Webley Edwards
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI-Capitol Music Special Markets
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Decent movie
31 January 2003 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

This movie takes a while to get used to. It's not exactly a conventional movie. I rented it because I like Christina Ricci and had heard that the movie was very good. In the end I'd say it was kind of cute but not a very special movie. Marisa Coughlan plays a sorority sister and has some funny scenes. I'd say rent it for cheap.


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