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Sex Drive (2008)

R  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Romance  |  17 October 2008 (USA)
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A high school senior drives cross-country with his best friends to hook up with a babe he met online.

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Storyline

Ian is a high school senior in suburban Chicago, plagued by being a virgin. Online he's inflated his resume, met Ms. Tasty, and agreed to drive to Knoxville where she promises sex. He steals his homophobic, macho brother's GTO, and, with his two best friends, Lance and Felicia, heads south. Every young woman who meets Lance, including Felicia, is attracted to him, as he practices his aptly learned "Pick-Up Artist" skills. Ian, on the other hand, is a decent guy who wouldn't mind if his friendship with Felicia became a romance. By the time they get to Knoxville, they have encountered a jealous boyfriend, a menacing hitchhiker, jail birds, carjackers, an Amish community, and Ian's better judgment. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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He's leaving virgin territory


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Rated R for strong crude and sexual content, nudity, language, some drug and alcohol use - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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17 October 2008 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£506,573 (UK) (9 January 2009)

Gross:

£1,105,710 (UK) (16 January 2009)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Although the film received an R-rating (and a considerably raunchier unrated version exists as well), the source material is actually a young adult novel. See more »

Goofs

Although the beginning of the film is set in suburban Chicago, when Rex is driving Ian to work at the mall, palm trees clearly are visible in the background immediately before a jump cut to the mall. (The movie was filmed almost entirely in south Florida.) See more »

Quotes

Rex: [Lifts up the garage door, stopping below his neck without looking inside] Oh, fuck. I know you didn't take my car again. 'Cause you're a big giant pussy. That's right. I'm gonna lift up this door, and my big, fucking glorious bitchy Judge is gonna be sitting right there gleaming at me. Or I am gonna have the fucking neighborhood squirrels eat your asshole.
[Lifts up the door, sees the car is gone, proceeds to beat the garage door to death]
Rex: He took my fucking baby. Cocksucker!
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Crazy Credits

The first half of the end credits scroll over a laptop screen. See more »

Connections

References Hairspray (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Got You (Where I Want You)
Written by James Book, Nick Lucero, Adam Paskowitz and Peter C. Perdichizzi (as Peter Perdichizzi)
Performed by The Flys
Courtesy of Kirtland Records
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Lude, crude and very, very funny
12 January 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

When I went to see Sex Drive I was half expecting most of the film to be a continuous romp. Boy was I surprised.

It is packed with jokes from start to finish that should appeal to a large number of people.

The level of the acting is one thing I will compliment. The actors seem to be enjoying themselves (I wonder why? Ho Hum).

At some points I did feel that things where a little stupid such as a couple of the sex scenes.

Sex Drive is a hilarious movie that can be throughly enjoyed by nearly anyone.


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