Connie and Carla (2004)

PG-13  |   |  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert / Peaches
Lee / N'Cream
Brian / Brianna
Robert Kaiser ...
Super Fey Guy
Herself (Special Appearance)
Mrs. Morse


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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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, sexual humor and drug references | See all certifications »


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Release Date:

16 April 2004 (USA)  »

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Connie and Carla Do L.A.  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,254,940 (USA) (16 April 2004)


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

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1.85 : 1
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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 »


When Al and Mikey have just arrived and are driving through Los Angeles there's no car behind them. But, in the next shot Tibor is driving his own car just a few feet behind them. See more »


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 The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) See more »


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14 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a cute movie as it lightens your spirit and makes you laugh. An important part of life. The characters are flat and do what is expected but that makes it even more fun to watch. I don't have to figure out any sub plots and it doesn't do any brain drain. After a hard day in the office it was a great movie to get my mind off my problems. The drag queens were great. Their costumes and figures are better than most women. David Duchovny as a romantic lead works for me. Nia Vardalos can go up against Meg Ryan for cute and funny in a movie. She does an excellent hometown type leading lady. The plot has enough of a story line to keep you going without getting bored.

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