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Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)

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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(as Troy Beyer)

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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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12 December 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Can't Buy Me Love  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$21,897,389 (USA) (5 March 2004)
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Trivia

Soundtrack was released on December 9, 2003. See more »

Goofs

When Paris tells Al, "I wrote those words" she's really saying something else. See more »

Quotes

Alvin Johnson: She's like frappachino with hips.
Walter Colley: With mint hot fudge and mint whipped cream.
Chuck Mattock: Clearly Alvin isnt masterbating enough.
Walter Colley: Well than god i don't have that problem. holler at ya boy
[puts out hands for daps]
Kenneth Warman: [looks at Waltters hand] I'm not touching that.
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References Bride of Chucky (1998) See more »

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Written by Errol Poppi, E. Nuri and S. Kotecha
Produced by Errol Poppi for Playhouse Music
Performed by Melissa Schuman
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OK for a remake but charmless
2 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't know what the original poster is talking about.This movie is nothing like "Drive Me Crazy" and is a scene by scene copy of the original source "Can't Buy Me Love".I thought it was a cute remake but loses some of the charm from the original.For one Nick Cannon never seemed close to his nerd buddies like Patrick Dempsey did.The end was rushed.I was crying with Patrick's character when the entire school shut him out but then he stood up to the bully who had been a good friend of his once.This movie was simply missing the charm of the first one.The girl that Alvin like was a pain to me.I couldn't see why he liked her but the girlfriend in the first one played the role better.


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