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Going the Distance (2004)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  20 August 2004 (Canada)
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He may have just graduated but Nick has it all figured out - marriage, a lucrative career and a totally different lifestyle from that of his West Coast hippy parents. When he discovers that... See full summary »

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He may have just graduated but Nick has it all figured out - marriage, a lucrative career and a totally different lifestyle from that of his West Coast hippy parents. When he discovers that his future wife may be falling prey to a powerful and oversexed music producer, Nick is determined to fly to Toronto to win her back. Lifelong buds and dedicated surfers Tyler and Dime have other ideas for their staid best friend - the road trip adventure of his life. With only three days to make it to the MuchMusic Video Awards, the unlikely road warriors head off. Two sexy hitchhikers, Sasha and Jill, complicate matters and a series of accidents, orchestrated by a malevolent stranger, sabotage the trip turning Nick's future plans upside down. Written by Brad

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Rated R for strong sexual content, crude humor, language and drug use | See all certifications »
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Both Shawn Roberts and Christopher Jacot appeared on Degrassi: The Next Generation on The N as Paige Michalchuk's (Lauren Collins) love interests. Shawn Roberts played Dean, a guy who was interested in Paige and then raped her and Jacot played Matt Oleander, Paige's teacher who later dates her, and then dumps her. See more »

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[the farmer's sexy daughter, Josephine, crawls under the dining table and begins giving Dime a blowjob by surprise]
Mother Libby: This darling young man has volunteered to say grace.
Farmer Joseph: Go ahead, son.
Dime: [struggling] Uh. Dear lord... thank you for giving us such a, succulent, meal. Bless us, and please forgive us for anything that we've done... or are doing right now. Do it, don't stop loving us, don't stop baby, please, don't stop. Uhh... And let us... swallow our sins and... oh... oh, Christ... OH, CHRIST! Praise ...
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Performed by Kyprios and Billy Mann
Published by Spit Shine Music (SOCAN)/Sony ATV Music Publishing Turtle Victory (SESAC)
Mixed by Andy Zulla
Produced by Billy Mann for Stealth Entertainment
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (Canada) Inc.
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diluted high school version of Sideways
30 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

After having watched American Pie: Bandcamp, this is a rather refreshing take on the teen-movie road-trip genre. Sure, I spotted parallels to Harold & Kumar, Roadtrip, etc., but this movie was different. Maybe it was because the acting was fresh or because the dialogue was real, but this movie carries some--albeit crude--personality. The biggest feat was the lack of gimmicks; sorry kiddies, no stoned cheetahs, voyeur robots, or drawn-out cameos. There's enough human behavior to get you buzzed by the philosophy of it all, but not so much as to not have a good time. On the other extreme, the film is tasteful, not raunchy, and has great sense of adult humor. It's like a diluted high school version of Sideways.


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