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Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! -- 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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Writer (WGA):
Victor Levin (written by)
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Release Date:
23 January 2004 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
In every love story, there's only room for one leading man.
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
8 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Better than most films from the same genre See more (138 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Kate Bosworth ... Rosalee Futch

Topher Grace ... Pete Monash

Josh Duhamel ... Tad Hamilton

Nathan Lane ... Richard Levy the Driven

Sean Hayes ... Richard Levy the Shameless

Gary Cole ... Henry Futch

Ginnifer Goodwin ... Cathy Feely

Kathryn Hahn ... Angelica

Octavia Spencer ... Janine

Amy Smart ... Nurse Betty
Ren Trostle ... Porsche Woman

Wendy Worthington ... Customer

Stephen Tobolowsky ... George Ruddy

Moon Bloodgood ... Gorgeous Woman

Mary Jo Smith ... Sonja
Joe Convery ... Mickey, Tad's Driver (as Joseph Convery)

Deena Dill ... Reporter

Bob Glouberman ... Rosalee's Limo Driver

Sam Pancake ... Hotel Clerk

Jay Underwood ... Policeman Tom
Patrick Thomas O'Brien ... Father Newell (as Patrick O'Brien)
Larry Agney ... 90-Year-Old Man

Willow Bay ... Herself
Todd Eckert ... Maitre D'
David Walrod ... Roger Bodger (as David Wolrod)
Jessy Moss ... Herself
Marshall Goodman ... Himself
Danny Weissfeld ... Himself
Caleb Speir ... Himself
Peter Iovino ... Paparazzi
Alex A. Kvassay ... Tad's Pilot (as Alex Kvassay)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Jordana Brewster ... Actress (uncredited)
Dan Chudy ... Piggly Wiggly Store Employee (uncredited)

Lauren Cohn ... Crying Woman (uncredited)

Emmy Collins ... Leering Customer (uncredited)

David Daskal ... Piggly Wiggly Store Employee (uncredited)

Andrea Fellers ... Wild Bar Patron (uncredited)
Norman Fessler ... Piggly Wiggly Bakery Manager (uncredited)

Patrick Fischler ... Waiter (uncredited)

Jesse Heiman ... Piggly Wiggly Shopper / Movie Patron (uncredited)

Paris Hilton ... Heather (uncredited)

Terrance Huff ... Piggly Wiggly Shopper (uncredited)

Bonnie McKee ... Herself (uncredited)
Kinsey Packard ... Woman by Pool (uncredited)
Dave Pounder ... Upscale Customer (uncredited)

Jennifer Hazel Quisenberry ... Movie Patron (uncredited)

Brian Renner ... Movie Patron (uncredited)

Karly Rothenberg ... Piggly Wiggly Shopper (uncredited)

Diane Sellers ... Hotel Maid (uncredited)
Nicki Sixteen ... Piggly Wiggly Shopper (uncredited)

Doug Swander ... Wild Bar Patron (uncredited)

Jason Woodruff ... Wounded Soldier (uncredited)

Nancy Young ... Multi-Tasking Girl (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Luketic 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Victor Levin (written by)

Produced by
William S. Beasley .... executive producer
Lucy Fisher .... producer
Gail Lyon .... executive producer
Douglas Wick .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ed Shearmur  (as Edward Shearmur)
 
Cinematography by
Peter Lyons Collister (director of photography) (as Peter Collister)
 
Film Editing by
Scott Hill 
 
Casting by
Joseph Middleton 
 
Production Design by
Missy Stewart 
 
Art Direction by
Mark Worthington 
 
Set Decoration by
Susan Mina Eschelbach 
 
Costume Design by
Catherine Adair 
 
Makeup Department
Merribelle Anderson .... key hair stylist
Tammy Ashmore .... key makeup artist
Germicka Barclay .... department head hair stylist: second unit
Bonita DeHaven .... makeup department head
Corey Jeen .... makeup artist
Amy Lederman .... makeup artist
Lori McCoy-Bell .... hair department head
 
Production Management
Jo Dee Freck .... post-production supervisor
Sharyn Shimada-Huggins .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Susie Balaban .... second second assistant director
Albert Cho .... first assistant director: second unit
John M. Morse .... second assistant director
Justin Muller .... first assistant director
Cecilia Sweatman .... second second assistant director: additional photography
 
Art Department
Tom Altobello .... assistant property master
Scottee Angel .... set dressing assistant
Ron Ashmore .... paint supervisor
Chuck Courrieu .... lead man
J.P. Fitting .... set dresser
Stephanie Gilliam .... set designer
Lance Gunnin .... construction foreman
Steve A. Hagberg .... construction coordinator
Courtney Jackson .... props
Charles Kern .... stand-by painter
Christopher Morente .... greensperson
Eric Rood .... gang boss
Rodney Rosene .... set dresser
Nithya Shrinivasan .... assistant art director
Rick C. Taplin .... art department assistant: additional photography
Sondra Thorpe .... buyer
Chris Ubick .... property master
Cheree Welsh .... art department coordinator
Tony Wright .... labor foreman
 
Sound Department
Richard L. Anderson .... supervising sound editor
Gary C. Bourgeois .... supervising sound mixer
Mike Chock .... supervising sound editor
Thomas Giordano .... sound technician
Michael Hertlein .... dialogue editor
Thomas Jones .... supervising adr editor
Howard London .... adr mixer
Greg Orloff .... supervising sound mixer
Jesse Pomeroy .... dialogue editor
Erin Michael Rettig .... sound engineer
David M. Ronne .... sound mixer
Stefan Rüdel .... additional adr mixer
Nick Shaffer .... sound effects recordist
Ralph Stuart .... first assistant sound editor
Cary Weitz .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Scott Dwyer .... special effects technician
Michael Kay .... special effects technician
Matt Kutcher .... special effects director
Matt Kutcher .... special effects supervisor
Andrew J. Loprino .... special effects technician
Jennifer M. Sheppard .... special effects office coordinator
Kenneth Van Order .... special effects technician
Arnold J. Verbiesen .... special effects
Alan Roberts .... special effects technician (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Jim Carbonetti .... visual effects
Julie Groll .... visual effects producer
Michael F. Hoover .... digital effects artist
George Johnsen .... visual effects chief technology officer
David Kenneth II .... visual effects producer
David Kenneth .... visual effects producer
Garrett McKerlie .... digital artist
Dennis Michel .... digital artist
Ray Mupas .... visual effects editor
Greg Nelson .... digital plate supervisor
Josh Novak .... lead compositor: main title sequence
Malcolm A.S. Sim .... digital artist
Tom Williamson .... digital compositor
Toni Pace Carstensen .... visual effects producer (uncredited)
Josh McGuire .... digital effects artist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Freddie Hice .... stunt coordinator
Lisa Hoyle .... stunt double
Oakley Lehman .... stunt double: Josh Duhamel
Diana R. Lupo .... stunts
Tim Rigby .... stunts
Keith Tellez .... stunts
Nancy Young .... stunt driver
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Noah Behar .... company grip
Paul Birk .... rigging gaffer
Eric Budlong .... grip
John S. Campbell .... grip
Martha Cargill .... camera loader
Matthew Coleman .... electrician
Ronald K. De torres .... lighting console programmer
Will Dearborn .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Alan R. Disler .... first assistant camera
Steve Francis .... electrician
Peter Iovino .... still photographer
Shane D. Kelly .... chief lighting technician
Gary Kelso .... grip
Bob Leitelt .... rigging key grip
Jim McComas .... rigging electric best boy
Peter Mercurio .... camera operator: "a" camera
Duane Mieliwocki .... assistant camera
Daryn Okada .... director of photography: second unit
Vince Onken .... rigging grip
Ster Percy .... best boy grip
Michael C. Price .... key grip
Charles Smith .... rigging grip best boy
Kurt E. Soderling .... director of aerial photography
Monte Swann .... 24 frame video operator
Tommy Tieche .... second assistant camera
Henry Tirl .... Steadicam operator
Henry Tirl .... camera operator: "b" camera
Jim Unsinn .... video technician
Lance Jay Velazco .... video assist operator
Brian Woronec .... rigging electric
Mike Hodges .... key grip (uncredited)
Robert J. Reilly .... grip foreman (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marie Boller .... costumer
Steve Constancio .... set costumer
Amanda Gore .... costumer
Amber Jordyn .... set costumer
Shirley Kurata .... set costumer
Karo Vartanian .... costume supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Noah Arntson .... editorial assistant
P.J. Burch .... assistant editor
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Martin Cohen .... post-production executive
Sven E. Fahlgren .... post-production coordinator
Dale E. Grahn .... color timer
Steve Porter .... final colorist
Alex Renskoff .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Christopher Brooks .... music editor
George Doering .... musician
Andrew Dorfman .... composer: additional music
Andrew Dorfman .... preview music editor
Chris Falson .... song performer
Chris Fogel .... music scoring mixer
Mark Graham .... music librarian
Darren Higman .... music supervisor
Todd Homme .... executive music supervisor
Daryl B. Kell .... music editor
Peter Rotter .... music contractor
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation
Jeff Toyne .... orchestrator
 
Transportation Department
Denny Caira .... transportation coordinator
Marc Lebeaune .... driver
Mike Shannon .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Debra Leilani Bakeman .... set medic
Heath Banks .... production coordinator
Travis Bauer .... assistant: Mr. Luketic
Christine Bonnem .... location manager
Matt Brown .... stand-in
Kym Bryant-Woods .... location assistant
Karen K. Chang .... office coordinator
Sue Chipperton .... dog trainer
Cristina Christian .... second assistant accountant
Kaiser Clark .... assistant to cast
Caleb Duffy .... key assistant location manager
Ray Felipe .... script researcher
Marnie Gambit .... assistant: Ms. Bosworth
Wilma Garscadden-Gahret .... script supervisor
Marc W. Havener .... key set production assistant
Travis Hills .... set production assistant
Jean Hodges .... food stylist
Wittney Horton .... assistant to producer
Catherine Kagan .... assistant location manager
Natasha Klibansky .... assistant: Mr. Wick
Dave Landaker .... video and computer playback operator
Janet Lonsdale .... production accountant
Sarah Lorenz .... production secretary
Isaac Mejía .... production assistant
Steven R. Molen .... production executive
Stacy Opalewski .... accounting clerk
Amy Peltonen .... assistant: Mr. Wick
Robert Phillips .... stand-in
Jacqui Popelka .... production coordinator
Christy Powers .... additional medic
Bobby Ravanshenas .... assistant to cast
Bill Richards .... helicopter pilot
Mike Riley .... location scout
Tanya Ruby .... stand-in
Meghan Snyder .... assistant: Ms. Fisher
Michael Soleau .... key assistant location manager
Jeffrey D. Stevens .... construction medic
Jim Swidarski .... payroll accountant
Kim Thio .... rigging medic
Andrew Trosmans .... research consultant
John Trujillo .... layout board
Summer Valdes .... production assistant
Onni Vosdoganes .... assistant production coordinator
Troy Waters .... marine coordinator
Tony Whitmore .... rigging medic
Chris Withrow .... production assistant
Alex L. Worman .... unit publicist
Oorala Yamada .... additional set production assistant
Kevin Bissada .... production secretary (uncredited)
Warner Loughlin .... acting coach (uncredited)
Cassandra Ulinski .... assistant: George Johnsen (uncredited)
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for sexual content, some drug references and language
Runtime:
USA:95 min
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
WILHELM SCREAM: When Pete is watching TV and every channel has Tad Hamilton playing, there is a war movie where a Wilhelm Scream is heard.See more »
Goofs:
Audio/visual unsynchronized: At the movies, when Tad says, "Give me a break, I just lost my wife and my goat," his mouth doesn't move.See more »
Quotes:
Tad:Yeah, Pete told me if I ever hurt you; that he would tear me to pieces with his bare hands or with his rhetoric.
Rosalee:Pete told you if you hurt me, he would tear you to pieces with his bare hands or with his rhetoric? That is so... adorable.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Call Me Mrs. Miracle (2010) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
SuperfabulousSee more »

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21 out of 30 people found the following review useful.
Better than most films from the same genre, 12 December 2004
Author: christian123

A grocery store checkout girl (Kate Bosworth) wins a contest to win a date with hot young "bad boy" actor, Tad Hamilton, played by Josh Duhamel. When he ends up falling in love, her life is turned upside down when he comes to her small hometown, and gets into a competition with her best friend (Topher Grace), who is also in love with her.

Generic story aside, the film is actually pretty decent. It isn't great or original but fans of the genre should enjoy it. The film works better than it should thanks to its young and charming cast. They all play likable characters and you will be rooting for them. Kate Bosworth is very charming and beautiful as Rosalee. Her character is very sweet and its hard to hate her though she may be a little too pretty for the role. Josh Duhamel plays Tad and he gives a decent performance. Topher Grace is very funny and entertaining as Pete. His sarcastic sense of humor starts getting old near the end of the film though. The supporting actors are also pretty good. Nathan Lane and Sean Hayes play Tad's agents and they both give funny performances.

Besides for the impressive cast, there isn't much more to recommend. The story is pretty stale and predictable. You can predict what will happen just by watching the trailer. The music is very annoying and corny. The dialog is very cheesy and lame. The film is also kind of dull because you know where things are going and they add a bunch of pointless scenes. Robert Luketic brought us the very enjoyable Legally Blonde but he doesn't quite score a win with this film. His direction is uneven and a bit clumsy. I'm being a little too harsh on this film. It really is a harmless romantic comedy that teenage girls should enjoy. It's also better than Chasing Liberty and the Prince and Me. In the end, fans of the genre should check this film out, everyone else should skip it. Rating 5/10

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