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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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Jordan Burg ...
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Old Man
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Judy Morgan
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Ted
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Kadeem
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Yvonne Freeman (as Nichole Robinson)
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Zoe Parks
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Anthony
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Dru Hilton
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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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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)  »

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Can't Buy Me Love  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$6,315,311, 14 December 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$21,897,389, 7 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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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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Alvin Johnson: [about Paris Morgan] She's like frappachino with hips.
Walter Colley: With mint hot fudge and mint whipped cream.
Chuck Mattock: Clearly Alvin isn't masturbating enough.
Walter Colley: Well, thank God i don't have that problem. Holler at ya boy
[puts out hands for daps]
Kenneth Warman: [looks at Walter's hand] I'm not touching that.
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Urkel has become gangster and he is just not all that
8 January 2005 | by 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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