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I Want Candy (2007)

 -  Comedy  -  23 March 2007 (UK)
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Joe and Baggy are two misfit English film school students whose first movie goes awry. Desperate to finance their flick, they turn to a porn producer who agrees to give them the money needed in exchanges for the guys to cast a semi-retired adult film star named Candy (Carmen Electra). Though Candy agrees to the deal, but Joe and Baggy's efforts to make their own movie morphs into a raunchy show which they use Joe's suburban parents house as their set. Written by matt-282

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They're making a movie... And it's gone pear-shaped! See more »

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Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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23 March 2007 (UK)  »

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American Candy  »

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Budget:

£1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£349,301 (UK) (23 March 2007)

Gross:

£730,452 (UK) (30 March 2007)
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Dad: ...the entertainment industry is an impossible road, full of obstacles... now we admire your ambition Joe, ambition is everything... you've got to follow your dream... that way when you fail, you can always say, well at least you tried...
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I Want Candy
Written by Bert Berns, Bob Feldman, Jerry Goldstein (as Gerry Goldstein),
Richard Gottehrer
Performed by Melanie Chisholm (as Melanie C)
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I Want Carmen Electra!
28 March 2007 | by (middlesbrough, england) – See all my reviews

This is a great British comedy about a couple of film students (Joe and Baggy) who try and get their script "The Love Storm". After going to a few production companies they arrive at an adult film company run by Doug (Eddie Marsan). Joe decides to make the movie into an erotic movie and tries to hire the biggest name in porn - Candy Fiveways (played by Carmen Electra).

Surprisingly there is no nudity in this film but there are quite a few funny scenes. One involves an actor and lets just say thank god for wet wipes. Another involves an Asian babe and ping pong balls. Jimmy Carr and Mackenzie Crook provide some decent scenes between them too.

This is a real British feel good comedy and provides all that is needed for this type of film. I give it 8/10.


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