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A Guy Thing (2003)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  17 January 2003 (USA)
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A soon-to-be husband wakes up on the morning after his bachelor party in bed with another woman.

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When he wakes up the morning after his bachelor party in bed with a strange woman, a man presumes he must have cheated on his fiancée. Guilt leads him to try to cover it up in the week before the wedding, high jinks ensue. Written by Ryan McIntosh

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Boy meets girl. Boy meets girl's cousin. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for language, crude humor, some sexual content and drug references | See all certifications »

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17 January 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Coisas d'Homem  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,006,232 (USA) (17 January 2003)

Gross:

$87,054 (South Africa) (24 October 2003)
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Selma Blair and Julia Stiles previously starred together in "Down to you". See more »

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Initially, the cops are recording the signal from Paul's wire remotely, but they later end up retrieving a tape from him. See more »

Quotes

Dorothy: These are going to be our in-laws, so we really have to make sure that...
Buck: Honey, I'm a pants salesman. I think I know how to act around people.
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Referenced in Groovy Gravy: Making the Scene in 'A Guy Thing' (2003) See more »

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Performed by Buddy Scott Trio
Buddy Scott Trio appears courtesy of Gridley Records, Inc.
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Rather mediocre romantic story.
16 March 2009 | by (Noctropolis) – See all my reviews

Typical chick flick that should be enjoyed only by teens. There is not much to comment about this effort that could easily pass as a b-movie effort.

The plot tries to be different from some other efforts of it's time but to be honest I didn't think it was a genre definer or a movie that should be kept in order to show it to anyone else!.

The acting by Julia Stiles is wooden but it helps that she's pretty. Selma Blair is sexy as always but her character didn't help that much. Jason Lee always works for these kind of movies but the plot didn't help him either.

So there you go, this is a mildly-entertaining, not clever or witty, but "ok-time killer" for those who enjoy regular almost mediocre romantic comedies.

Watch it only if it airs on cable. I did that! I didn't spend a single dollar on it and I'm proud about it.


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