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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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Rated PG-13 for sexual content/humor | See all certifications »
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Can't Buy Me Love  »

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

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$21,897,389 (USA) (5 March 2004)
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At the dinner table while Clarence is talking to Alvin, Clarence has a fork in his hand, then in the next shot he isn't holding anything. See more »

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Paris Morgan: Come down out of that tree.
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Comes to the Light
Written by Jill Scott, Ronald Frost and Elden Davey
Produced by Peanut on behalf of A Touch of Jazz, Inc.
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Jill Scott appears courtesy of Hidden Beach Recordings
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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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