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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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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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Since shooting took place during the actual school year in an existing high school, the crew had to ask students for permission to use and re-dress their lockers for shooting. See more »

Goofs

During the beginning credits, it shows Kate watching a game. Watch the scoreboard carefully. When Kate is pointing where she is sitting on the bleachers, the scoreboard says 35-23. John then scores, making their score 37-23. The game continues and John makes a 3-pointer, meaning the score now 40-23. When Heather is thrown up during her cheerleading, the scoreboard says 37-23 with 11.7 seconds left of the game. The next shot from afar shows the scoreboard having the score of 39-23 with 0.0 seconds left of the game. See more »

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Kate: [referring to his lab partner Alex] How exactly did he get burned?
Scott: There's indisputable evidence, that I might have caused the explosion... and actually, he will tell you that it's my fault... but clearly I said to him "Dear God, MAN, you are on fire... RUN for your life."
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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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Hit Me With Your Best Shot
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Performed by Ben W. Grimes, The Golden Republic
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Cute, Cute, The "Johns" out there Must die. Just kiddin.
31 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

OK, so I went to see this with my mom who is over 55, my niece who is 15 and I am 26.....so you have assorted ages and opinions and point of views...Well we all thought is was going to be cute and funny but we didn't think we would laugh the whole time and think that it would actually have a good story to it. I thought that my mother and I liked it more than my niece did, I'm not sure if that was because we could relate to the moral of the story but I know she laughed a lot louder than we did at times. But we all laughed. The crowd was mostly teens. Compared to other movies out this summer I think it is worth paying the day or night rate. I would actually go see it again.


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