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The Jerk Theory (2009)

PG-13  |   |  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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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

Lip-syncing with the songs is not great but most notably miserable on the aggressive song near the end. See more »

Quotes

Adam Dynes: She seems like a good time.
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Soundtracks

The Jerk Song
Written by Adam Dynes
Performed by Josh Henderson
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Cute,interesting,worth watching...
17 December 2009 | by (Bulgaria) – See all my reviews

At first i though it would be just another high-school movie but after the first few minutes the movie got me.

The story-line is not extremely unique but yet very catching and enjoyable. Soundtrack really does its job well during all the important and not-so-much-* moments.

About the actors well I must say that they really got a bright future.Not to low nor overreacting just as much emotion and everything as it is needed.Directing is also good and the act (at least to me) is well paced.

One of the few movies i rate 10/10.Recommended for everyone who's looking for nice fresh comedy with good acting and nice soundtrack ;) .


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