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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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When you follow your dream, there's no telling what you'll become. See more »

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Comedy | Crime | Music

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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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Trivia

Nia Vardalos real life husband plays the owner of the club. 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

Lee: Good falsies. What do you use?
Connie: None of your beeswax.
[Lee proceeds to feel her breasts]
Carla: Yea, they're really good you should all have a feel.
[All of the guys walk over to feel her breasts]
Robert: Supple. Good.
Connie: Ok, then.
[Gives Carla a look]
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References Grease (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Cry for Me Argentina
from "Evita"
Written by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice
Performed by Toni Collette (uncredited), Nia Vardalos (uncredited)
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One Good Laugh Deserves Another.
19 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

Yes, this Laverne & Shirly type of comedy is better than anything else released so far in 2004. Toni Collette has always delighted me in her accidental roles that get into trouble by mistake. This one goes for the gold, and the ambition as two light headed singers are intwined with a big mob screw-up! What do you do? Well of course, you disguise yourself! As for the drags n fags, can't comment, not one of them, but art is well spoken in this film, and Vardalos makes it fun with good clean cut, slapstick situations which bring down the two leading women to a mistaken ending, for the better. Collette and Vardalos are sizzelin hot! Duchoveny is honest, and the rest, well, the are believable. Pure fun like an Ellen DeGeneres comedy hour, this one never takes itself to seriously, or too foolish either. Give it a chance, you might like it.


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