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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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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

When Lance and Ezekial are in the horse wagon, you see Lance's arm shift between shots. One time you see around Ezekial then his arm is on his side (or somewhere in the vicinity but not around Ezekial). It does shift a few times. See more »

Quotes

Lance: Just relax, man. I got a good feeling about this, you know. We're gonna party with the Amish!
Felicia: Yeah, I'm sure it's gonna be one kick-ass quilting bee.
[They see Fall Out Boy downloading amps and instruments]
Peter Wentz: What's up, man?
Ian: Hey.
Felicia: [astonished] No effing way!
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Crazy Credits

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

Connections

References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Tiki Tiki
Written by 'Ali Dee' (as Ali Theodore) and Joey Katsaros (as Joseph Katsaros)
Performed by JK
Courtesy of DeeTown Entertainment
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Reasonable Coming Of Age Comedy
23 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I couldn't bash "Sex Drive" in good faith. For a comedy of its type, and all of you know what I mean by this coming of age sort of comedy, it had a lot of slow parts that weren't funny, and needless sentimentality that only served to slow the movie down. However, when it was funny, it was super funny.

The ongoing gags were pretty notable, and performances were top notch, notably by Seth Green as the sarcastic Amish guy. This may reign as best sarcastic performance in any movie, ever. The energy between the various performers was right and helped execute most of the gags effectively. As I mentioned, I have complaints, but they are trivial. If you want some goofy humor to eat popcorn to, give it a shot.


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