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The Jerk Theory (2009)

 -  Comedy  -  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)
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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

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Rated PG-13 for sexual references and language | See all certifications »
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November 2011 (USA)  »

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

Chester: I get so nervous around that girl. Why is that?
Adam Dynes: Hm. Grow a pair, will you?
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Soundtracks

Big Dixon
Written by Josh Aker and Anthony Gaskins
Performed by Josh Aker and Anthony Gaskins
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Surprisingly good
31 August 2014 | by See all my reviews

I honestly wasn't expecting much when I started watching this movie. It seemed like another cliché chick flick that I would cringe my way through, but, although it was very cliché, the acting was good, the characters were believable, and the way the movie portrayed high school was often spot on. There were also more than a few unique spots throughout the movie where I couldn't help but think "Wow, that's actually pretty clever". The movie did have many faults; Certain important plot points were skimmed over, it got incredibly cheesy at the end, etc., but these didn't distract from the pretty good writing and cliché-without-being-too-cliché vibe it gave out. If you're looking for something meaningful, this isn't for you. But, if you want a fun chick flick that pulls at your heartstrings a little bit, then go right ahead.


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