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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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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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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, sexual humor and drug references | See all certifications »
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Connie and Carla Do L.A.  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$35,512 (South Africa) (4 March 2005)
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Nia Vardalos real life husband plays the owner of the club. See more »

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When Carla is going through her coke-induced monologue on the side of the road and Connie climbs back into the front seat, Carla's seatbelt goes from off to on to off again between shots before they both put their seatbelts on as they are getting back on the road. See more »

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Tibor: [in thick russian accent] Where is fet man?
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References The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) See more »

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Superstar
from "Jesus Christ Superstar"
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Performed by Toni Collette (uncredited), Nia Vardalos (uncredited)
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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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