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
In every love story, there's only room for one leading man.
23 January 2004 (USA)
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Total verknallt in Tad Hamilton
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Opening Weekend: $7,320,066
(23 January 2004)
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
There is a real life Tad Hamilton, he is a publicist at and president of Mosaic Public Relations. See more
When Tad is dropping Rosalee off at Piggly Wiggly after their first lunch date in her hometown you can see the top of the windshield and visors in the shots of her standing outside of the car. Tad says, "See you at 7?" and she agrees and watches him pull away, however, when they cut back to view her from the front you can still see the top of the windshield and visors. Which means the car would still be sitting in front of her. See more
[Angelica quickly comes running over
Yes, Pete, what is the object of your desire?
Um... we'd like another round of beers.
Someday Pete, when I ask what you desire you will say: you, Angelica, *you* are the object of my desires.
I think we'll just take the beers for now.
Referenced in Joey: Joey and the Moving In
Song for Pete
Written & Performed by Jason Wade
Courtesy of DreamWorks Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises See more