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Pretty Ugly People (2008)

R | | Comedy | 12 April 2008 (USA)
Lucy has always used food to escape life's problems, but when this self-titled "fat friend" lures her group of old college buddies to the Montana wilderness, she reveals a new self - skinny, beautiful and still flawed.

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Former college chums gather for what they think is their fat friend's dying last days, but they instead find her celebrating the last few days before reaching her target weight loss at a mountain lodge with a subsequent hiking trip planned for them all. Though it's the woman's long-held dream journey that she wanted to take with her best friends, the others, largely, can't get over the feeling of being duped, with everyone's emotional baggage breaking out awkwardly all along their forced and uncomfortable three-day hike back to civilization. Written by statmanjeff

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Is losing the weight worth losing your friends?

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Rated R for sexual content, brief graphic nudity, pervasive language, and some drug use | See all certifications »
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Becky is shopping at the Orange Street Market, which is in Missoula, MT. In the next scene she is seen flying on an airplane to Missoula. See more »

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Lucy: Wait, is this some kind of, like, a mercy fuck? I mean, is that what this...?
Austin: Yes, it is, and I am begging you, please have mercy on me.
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References The Waltons (1971) See more »

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Maybe They Know
Written by Lucian Piane
Performed by Lucian Piane ft. Kaki King
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Pretty Ugly People (2008)
31 December 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Pretty Ugly People is pretty unremarkable. The set-up and general tone of the movie would suggest a quirky independent romp. It may aim for this title, but it's mostly bland and patronizing. A big lass loses weight and arranges a trip for some friends. They all learn valuable lessons and "discover" themselves. These characters aren't horrible enough for any grand changes, nor or they nice enough to actually like. The protagonist is the biggest bitch of all, allowing her friends to believe she is dying. It's a horrible tactic that only the best writing could salvage a heart from. Unfortunately, such talented scripting is absent here.


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