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

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Also Known As:

John Tucker doit mourir  »

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$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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Coca-cola's logo appears in almost every scene. See more »

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In the scene where John and Kate are on the boat, she is sitting down to his left. However, when the other three girls are watching it on the screen they can see John from his right. See more »

Quotes

John Tucker: Maybe I come on too strong, but... I don't know who else to be. I just have to put my whole heart into things.
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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 »

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A funny, sweet, sexy teen revenge comedy
24 June 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I feel like this is just the perfect example of how to do a teenage film, you've got to know what to put in it, what appeals to that age demographic. First of all, I love how both guys and girls can watch this film, I think it definitely appeals to both sexes. For the ladies, we have Jesse Metcalfe, even in a pink thong in one scene ;). We also have lots of dialogue that will appeal to the women. For the men/boys, well lots of men love Brittany Snow, so there's that. Also, this film does teach a good message besides the whole revenge plot. Eventually, it explains that you don't need to cheat or fool with people's emotions. Yes, this movie has funny scenes, and good looking actors for both men and women to enjoy, but it does have a happy ending. I felt very entertained and satisfied by this teen flick. I feel like it's relatable, funny, attractive, and in the end has a good heart and message. I would for sure suggest teens and even adults watch this film. I also feel like the actors did a good job, no bad actors here. Also, the dialogue and source material was very well put together, so it wasn't hard for the actors to do well. 8/10 overall. Very happy movie. If you're sad or just looking to have some fun, Check it out!


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