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John Tucker Must Die (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 28 July 2006 (USA)
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Three ex-girlfriends of a serial cheater set up their former lover to fall for the new girl in town so they can watch him get his heart broken.

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Kate (Brittany Snow) is the new girl in school. She catches John Tucker (Jesse Metcalfe) dating three different girls at once: Carrie - the smart girl, Heather - the cheerleader, and Beth - the activist slut; none of them are aware that they are not the only girl in John's heart. Kate, having been raised by a single mother, has seen the pain caused by playboys like John Tucker, and she won't stand idly by. Together with the three jilted ex-girlfriends, they hatch a plan to teach John a lesson. Things rarely go as planned, especially when Kate starts to think that she might be falling for John herself. Written by napierslogs

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Women Want Him. Men Want to Be Him. But These Girls Want to Kill Him. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

John Tucker doit mourir  »

Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$14,276,534 (USA) (28 July 2006)

Gross:

$41,009,669 (USA) (27 October 2006)
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Trivia

Director Betty Thomas referred to all the actors by their characters' names, since, she claims, she couldn't remember their real names, and she wanted to think of them as their character. When she forgot their characters' names, she'd simply refer to them as "person". See more »

Goofs

When John is in the locker room he says "Nobody is whipped, John Tucker is not whipped". However, when Carrie shows Kate the recording he says "I am not whipped, John Tucker is not whipped". See more »

Quotes

Carrie: She's right. I mean he always making me feel guilty.
Kate: It seems to me that if a guy treats you like that...
Heather: [interrupts] You'd break up with him, blah, blah, blah...
Beth: Even John would have another girlfriend in a second.
Kate: No, I didn't say break up. I'd get even.
[Carrie, Beth, and Heather look at her]
Heather: Who are you?
Beth: I know, you're that girl that wigged out last year and got sent to rehab!
Kate: No, I...
Beth: [interrupts] Then you got taken away from bulimia.
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Crazy Credits

After the cast list in the credits, the movie shows the girls walking past a staircase. A teacher is walking down and drops a whole pile of papers and the papers spread all over the staircase. A group of male teachers come by and they bend down to help. When they bend down, you see different patterned thongs. See more »

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Featured in Great Movie Mistakes (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Time after Time
Written by Cyndi Lauper and Rob Hyman
Performed by Quietdrive
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
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cute and upbeat
28 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I first saw the previews for this film I thought it looked funny, but shallow..and a little trashy. However, after I saw the film I was surprised to find the film uplifting, with some depth , and good actors. Ashanti,Bush,and Kebbel blend together well as they team up against Tucker. Each of their personalities contribute to this film in a special way. Snow (the lead character) was what made the film. She truly lit up the screen.Actors aside the movie as a whole was enjoyable and exciting. This movie maybe was not the most spectacular movie created. But it was fun and worth spending a few bucks to see.

If you are looking for something entertaining, you might want to give this a try.

4 out of 5 stars


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