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Love on the Side (2004)

A small-town waitress vies with a sassy city slicker for the attention of the town's most eligible bachelor.

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Eve Stuckley
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Alma
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Red
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Chuck Stuckley
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Verline
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Jeff Sweeney
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Marquee Man
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Stoney
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Len
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Chip Owens
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Dwayne
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Walt
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Small town waitress Eve Stuckley is stuck. She has spent years pining for testosterone saturate local hunk Jeff Sweeney and yearns to escape from the Hog-Chow Diner she runs. Just when Eve finally decides to pursue her man, drop dead gorgeous Linda Avery blows into town on the hottest day of the year. The heat wave is nothing in comparison with the heat that's on as Jeff and Eve's dimwitted brother Chuck decide to face off for Linda's affections. It's a priceless contest: Linda wants Eve. Eve's confidante Alma Kerns is a sexpert trained by mortician beau Red Bishop. She encourages Eve to use Linda's interest in her to win Jeff's affection but the situation becomes even more complicated when Linda advises Jeff she prefers Eve. Now determined to "save" Eve, the narcissistically injured Jeff elicits Chuck's aid but Chuck, thinking it's part of the game, refuses to believe him. Ultimately, Jeff and Linda square off over Eve's future. Determined to anchor his position, Jeff "marks his ... Written by Sepia Films

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for sexual references and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Premiering at the Vancouver International Film Festival under the Canadian Images Program. See more »

Goofs

Katharine Hepburn's name is misspelled as "Katherine" on the theatre marquee. See more »

Quotes

Eve Stuckley: I mean, do you think anyone is ever gonna love me? Cause I'm fat.
Chuck Stuckley: Hey, when it comes to love, you don't weigh and you don't measure, okay?
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References Jerry Springer (1991) See more »

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Written by Rose Ranger & Craig Zurba
Performed by Rose Ranger
Courtesy of Coast Music/Pacific-Warner Canada
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So adorkable!!
27 April 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Okay, the acting is slightly subpar -- but it is romantic, funny, sweet and sexy -- what's not to like?

Set in a small town, there is a new girl in town who is shaking some things up.

This is the kind of movie you could watch again and again -- better with a girlfriend that for date nights though -- unless your girlfriend is your date, then you'll love it!!

Take a chance on this light-hearted feel-good movie, you won't regret it. Know that it is not an "artsy" critically acclaimed movie. Just good fun!


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