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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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Don't Get Mad, Get Even 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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John Tucker doit mourir  »

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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 the girls hit each other with the volleyballs, the impact sounds are that of rubber kickballs/dodgeballs, not of volleyballs. See more »

Quotes

Kate: He's probably just in town for a layover and he's just looking for someone to lay over.
Lori: [fake laughs] Ha very funny sweetheart.
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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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Happy Birthday to You
Written by Mildred J. Hill (as Mildred Hill) and Patty S. Hill (as Patty Hill)
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Lady diet
22 August 2016 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

John Tucker Must Die is a passable romantic comedy that lacks satirical bite and the courage of its convictions. Jesse Metcalfe is John Tucker the high school basketball star and heartthrob who is dating three girls simultaneously. They are Heather the cheerleader (Ashanti) Carrie (Arielle Kebbel) and Beth (Sophia Bush.)

Kate Spencer (Brittany Snow) is the new girl who is always moving town from town as her hot mother goes from one unsuitable boyfriend to another. Kate is invisible, no one notices her. It is her who suggests that the three girls should get revenge on John Tucker and show him the error of his ways. The girls decide that Kate should be the one who breaks his heart and attempt to maker desirable despite her inexperience with men. She also gets friendly at high school with John's other brother Scott who is less sexy.

Of course you never for a moment buy Kate as invisible as she is rather appealing played Brittany Snow. The story should had been more darkly wicked but it is just inoffensively bland but charming.


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