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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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Storyline

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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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28 July 2006 (USA)  »

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

The idea of John Tucker wearing a thong was not in the original script. Originally, Kate talked him into shaving his head. Betty Thomas thought making him wear a thong was funnier. While shooting, the extras were actually taking pictures of him with their phones. See more »

Goofs

During the scene where John is playing basketball with a thong on, the camera shows different people watching. In one such shot while focusing on a character, they show a door with a rectangle window. As they do, somebody peeking through the window immediately pulls their head out of sight. See more »

Quotes

John Tucker: So did you like the flowers?
Kate: Sure, if you're into that kinda thing.
John Tucker: Well, cuz, you know, I didn't get a call...
Kate: I didn't have a pen.
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Crazy Credits

A little bit into the credits and there's a scene in Tokyo, Japan. There are three girls out by a fountain looking at their cell phones. Of course, the picture on the cell phone screen in John Tucker in thong. See more »

Connections

References The O.C. (2003) See more »

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Hit Me with Your Best Shot
Written by Eddie Schwartz
Performed by The Golden Republic
Courtesy of Astralwerks
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Better than I expected, although I expected the worst
4 August 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

When I walked into to see this movie, I was not looking forward to it in THE LEAST. I was just coming to see it because a friend wanted to and I hadn't been out of the house in a while. So, I expected the worst possible thing. Now it wasn't the worst possible thing and so that is why I think I didn't mind it very much. That is not to say it is that great. If you are expecting something AMAZING, it's not. It's just a pointless chick flick, reusing familiar jokes over and over. Some of these jokes were funny, but very old and worn out. If you are a female under 18 years of age looking for a non-thought provoking movie, than this is your movie!


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