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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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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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content/humor | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

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

Film critic Roger Ebert gave the film a positive three-star rating after only giving the original, Can't Buy Me Love, a half a star. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Alvin Johnson: [Alvin reads Paris' burnt Sean John jacket] "Sean Jo!"
Kenneth Warman: Could be Asian?
Walter Colley: [in a Japanese accent] Sean Jo.
[regular voice]
Walter Colley: It smell like burnt Paris Morgan now.
Kenneth Warman: Yeah that's how hot she is!
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Referenced in Parks and Recreation: Road Trip (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Comes to the Light
Written by Jill Scott, Ronald Frost and Elden Davey
Produced by Peanut on behalf of A Touch of Jazz, Inc.
Performed by Jill Scott
Jill Scott appears courtesy of Hidden Beach Recordings
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Horrible

This is a really, really bad movie. First of all - I really enjoyed Can't Buy Me Love

  • which is by far such a superior film you can hardly compare. The thing


about that was that you believed Patrick Demsey was a geek. Here - the main actor is purely acting geeky - and misses by a mile. The main girl is very cute and very good - but does not make up for a horribly directed lead male. What was the director thinking here? The entire audience in the theater thought the same thing - why did we come here....


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