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The Jerk Theory (2009)

 -  Comedy | Music | Romance  -  November 2011 (USA)
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The lead singer/guitarist of a high school rock band openly and unapologetically proclaims himself a newly converted jerk; however, the right girl comes along who could change him back to his former sweet self.

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Cast

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Adam Dynes
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Molly Taylor (as Jenna Dewan-Tatum)
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Amy
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Chester
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Anthony Gaskins ...
Dudley
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Marc Dixon
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Cynthia Swensen
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Himself
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Father Bailey
Sara Jade Woodhouse ...
Terry
Chris Laird ...
Cecil the Sophomore
Josh Aker ...
Jerry
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Andreau Martin ...
Antwan
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Storyline

An aspiring recording artist, Adam, is burned by a bad relationship experience and decides that if women won't respond to the "nice guy" then he'll be "the jerk." This is wildly successful with meaningless relationships, but when Adam meets and falls for Molly, who doesn''t fall for his jerk routine, Adam is forced to reconsider his dating philosophy. Written by Anonymous

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Treating girls wrong never felt so right... Until he met her. See more »

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual references and language | See all certifications »
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Also Known As:

Bunkó vagyok, így hódítok  »

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Trivia

Adam Dynes, the lead character played by Josh Henderson, is also the name of the guy who composed most of the songs in this film. See more »

Goofs

Though set in a high school, the student cast obviously comprises mid-20 to lower-30-year-olds. See more »

Quotes

Clinton: Is it true nuns are married to God?
Father Bailey: Yes. Yes, nuns have taken a vow of celibacy.
Clinton: Didn't YOU?
Father Bailey: Yes. Yes, I did.
Clinton: So, are you married to God, too?
Father Bailey: I think I know where you're going with this, Clifford, and I... I-I'm not gay. And neither's God. Ask Sister Vasquez. Of course, you know, the wife's usually the last one to find out.
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Soundtracks

The Jerk Song
Written by Adam Dynes
Performed by Josh Henderson
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27 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw a screening of this film and absolutely loved it. Tom Arnold was phenomenal and had my favorite scene of the movie in the confessional. I look forward to being reeled in by the love story again. It draws you in and pays off in the end. How can you not fall head over heals for the lovely Jenna Dewan? The music was fabulous and gives you some great love songs along with up beat music that is right in line with the comedic aspect of the film. Josh Henderson is the perfect fit for his character and will have every girl from fourteen to forty wishing they were "Molly". It seems that everyone would know someone that fits the profile of each character and we can all relate to the story line.


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