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Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)

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Highschool loser (Cannon) pays a cheerleader (Milian) to pose as his girlfriend so he can be considered cool. Remake of 1987' Can't Buy Me Love, starring Patrick Dempsey.

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Highschool loser (Cannon) pays a cheerleader (Milian) to pose as his girlfriend so he can be considered cool. Remake of 1987' Can't Buy Me Love, starring Patrick Dempsey.

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Taglines:

Love Don't Co$t A Thing but it pays to be yourself

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Comedy | Romance | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content/humor | See all certifications »
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12 December 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Can't Buy Me Love  »

Box Office

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$6,315,311 (USA) (12 December 2003)

Gross:

$21,897,389 (USA) (5 March 2004)
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The campus and gym scenes were shot at Long Beach Poly High School in Long Beach, CA. Other movies such as Coach Carter, American Pie, and The Craft were also shot at this school. See more »

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When Walter walks into the locker and falls down, you can see the mat on the floor. See more »

Quotes

Chuck Mattock: [when Chuck, Ken, and Walter first see Paris and Alvin sitting together at lunch] It doesn't add up. It doesn't make sense.
Walter Colley: He cleans her pool. Well, I wanna clean pools now if I get to hang out with Paris Morgan. And, I'll clean the bathtub, too.
[Walter and the guys crack up]
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Air Force Ones
Written by Robert Cleavland, Murphy Lee (as Tohri Murphy Lee Harper), Nelly (as Cornell Haynes),
Ali Jones, Anthony Kent and Mark Williams
Performed by Nelly
Courtesy of Universal Records
Under License from Universal Music Enterprises
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Urkel has become gangster and he is just not all that
8 January 2005 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

Unlike the original movie from 1987 "can't buy me love", "Love doesn't cost a thing" is too slow a little bit boring, most of the characters are annoying and the movie as a whole is just not fun. They try a little bit too hard to be cool and updated but as the girl said in the movie "Urkel has become gangster" it's just not it. the idea was good, re-make the classic and the beloved film of the 80's in the millennium version, but we've seen too many teen movies that look and sounds just like this, and they are better. If you like Christina Milian you'll LOVE her in this movie, because she is so amazing in this role, but that's the only good thing i have to say about this movie.


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