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Connie and Carla (2004)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Music  -  16 April 2004 (USA)
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A mob mix-up in Chicago sends two chanteuses screaming for L.A., where they score a perfect gig: posing as drag queens on the dinner theater/cabaret circuit. Things get extra-weird when a guy falls for one of the girls.

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Lee / N'Cream
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After accidentally witnessing a mafia hit in the Windy City, gal pals Connie and Carla skip town for L.A., where they go way undercover as singers working the city's dinner theater circuit ... as drag queens. Now, it's not enough that they become big hits on the scene; things get extra-weird when Connie meets Jeff -- a guy she'd like to be a woman with. Written by Anonymous

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Girls will be boys will be girls. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, sexual humor and drug references | See all certifications »
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16 April 2004 (USA)  »

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Connie and Carla Do L.A.  »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$35,512 (South Africa) (4 March 2005)

Gross:

$35,512 (South Africa) (4 March 2005)
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When Connie and Carla are introduced at the auditions as Al and Mikey, Stanley says that they come from Winnipeg. Nia Vardalos is from Winnipeg, Manitoba. See more »

Goofs

When Connie and Carla are sitting in the car and eating, Connie gets mustard on her face and nose. When Carla goes to wipe the mustard off, the mustard is not on Connie's nose. See more »

Quotes

Paul: That's not my name.
Brian: How about Patty like me, Patty Cake.
Paul: No.
Robert: Patty O'Furniture.
Paul: No.
Robert: Patty Pooper.
Paul: No!
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References The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) See more »

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Don't Rain on My Parade
Written by Jule Styne, Bob Merrill
Performed by Toni Collette (uncredited), Nia Vardalos (uncredited)
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delightful, entertaining and worth the money!
19 April 2004 | by (Alberta, Canada) – See all my reviews

this was a surprise, a nice surprise. How delightful to be entertained for a change and leave the movie with a smile on your face. It was almost a continual smile everytime you thought about the movie. Made the world seem sunnier. It was funny, well edited, and gave the audience a few things to think about in the meantime.! It did have a little resemblance to 'some like it hot', but not completely. Talented, smart, funny, and wonderfully canadian 'Via' has given Canada lots to be proud of..! I thoroughly enjoyed this movie and would recommend it to anyone and everyone, and if I get the chance will see it again..thanks our winnipeg star..!


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