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A small-town girl wins a date with a male celebrity through a contest. When the date goes better than expected, a love triangle forms between the girl, the male celebrity, and the girl's best friend.

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Rosalee Futch is a grocery clerk living in rural West Virginia. But even a small-town girl can have big dreams, and Rosalee's is to someday--somehow--meet her big-screen idol Tad Hamilton. The somehow arrives in the form of a contest--the grand prize: a date with Tad Hamilton--and the someday is now. Rosalee wins, much to the chagrin of her best friend and co-worker Pete, who is deeply, hopelessly--and secretly--in love with Rosalee. The Win a Date contest was cooked up by Tad's agent, Richard Levy, and his manager, also named Richard Levy, to clean up Tad's bad-boy image. Someone should have told them to be careful what you wish for. When Tad meets Rosalee and gets a taste of what he's been missing in the real world, he decides he wants seconds and moves to West Virginia, turning Rosalee's dream come true into a nightmare for Richard Levy, Richard Levy and, most of all, Pete. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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In every love story, there's only room for one leading man.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, some drug references and language | See all certifications »
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23 January 2004 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$153,242 (South Africa) (4 June 2004)

Gross:

$362,085 (South Africa) (18 June 2004)
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Trivia

While Pete (Topher Grace) is talking to Angelica (Kathryn Hahn) in the bar, she talks about something called Big Love. Ginnifer Goodwin (Cathy) later starred in Big Love (2006). See more »

Goofs

When Tad and Rosealee are flying to California, Tad sits in a single seat while talking to her. He turns to look out of the window and his right cheek is light by the sun shining through the window. In the reverse shot, his cheek is totally dark. See more »

Quotes

[Pete gives Rosalee some parting advice before her big date]
Pete: Guard your carnal treasure.
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Connections

References Punk'd (2003) See more »

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California Sun
Written by Jem, Justin Griffiths & Paul Herman
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Courtesy of ATO Records
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Never Judge a Book By Its Cover
2 January 2004 | by (Baltimore, Maryland) – See all my reviews

The title of this movie makes it sound like the movie will be an annoying chick flick geared toward teeny-boppers, and I did have some hesitation in going to see it. My fears were dispelled, however, in the first scene by Topher Grace's witty character (Pete). I wouldn't say that the plot is exactly original, but it wasn't 100% predictable. Angelica the bartender is a great character, and, as usual, Topher Grace rocked my socks off. The ending left a little to be desired, but there were quite a few quotable lines throughout the movie. Definitely two thumbs up!


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