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Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance, Drama  |  12 December 2003 (USA)
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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  »

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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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Is a remake of the 1987 movie "Can't Buy Me Love" starring Patrick Dempsey See more »

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

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Mia: This ain't Burger King! You can't always have it your way!
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Remake of Can't Buy Me Love (1987) See more »

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, Dominick Lamb, Sandy Linzer, Denny Randell, Nile Rodgers, Phife Dawg (as Malik Taylor),
, Mystikal (as Michael Tyler), Jamal Woolard, Chad Hugo (as Charles Hugo),
, Pharrell Williams and Busta Rhymes (as Trevor Smith)
Performed by Busta Rhymes featuring Sean Combs (as P. Diddy) and Pharrell Williams
Busta Rhymes courtesy of J. Records
P. Diddy courtesy of Bad Boy Entertainment
Pharrell Williams courtesy of Virgin Records
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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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