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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

At one point, Adam is smooching Cynthia in his car when he stops and sits back in his seat, but in the next shot he's leaning in towards her. See more »

Quotes

Jerry: That was different, but... You've shown me attitude and humor, and now anger, but you've never shown your soul. I just don't see enough to sign you guys.
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Soundtracks

Tel Me What To Do
Written by Adam Dynes
Performed by Josh Henderson
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A Light-hearted, fun comedy.
27 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a nice, light-hearted fun comedy with a good message.

Josh Henderson and Jenna Dewan have great chemistry as leading roles in this romantic comedy and both are wonderful actors. Tom Arnold is hysterical and keeps things hoping with never a dull moment. The casting was really good and I really enjoyed Jesse Heiman as the funny chubby kid that thought he really fit in but just never really did.

This movie has a fun plot and I found myself laughing through most of the movie. Most High School and college students will really relate to the plot. The high school setting was perfect. I very much liked the ending of the film. A bit like a fairytale.


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