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Director:
Writers:
Scott S. Anderson (written by) and
Abraham Taylor (writer)
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Release Date:
November 2011 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Every girl loves a bad boy. See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Josh Henderson ... Adam Dynes

Jenna Dewan Tatum ... Molly Taylor (as Jenna Dewan-Tatum)

Lauren Storm ... Amy

Derek Lee Nixon ... Chester

Jesse Heiman ... Clinton
Anthony Gaskins ... Dudley

Abraham Taylor ... Marc Dixon

Jaci Twiss ... Cynthia Swensen

Danny Bonaduce ... Himself

Tom Arnold ... Father Bailey
Sara Jade Woodhouse ... Terry
Chris Laird ... Cecil the Sophomore
Josh Aker ... Jerry
Lily Smith ... Kate
Andreau Martin ... Antwan
Jasmine Shaw ... Jazmine
Maria Carr ... Sister Vasquez

Yolanda Wood ... Sister Mary Catherine
Meagan Rudd ... Clingy Candice
Amanda Garrett ... Darcy
Maggie Fish ... Student Onlooker

Nikola Clark ... Blonde Bombshell - Date #2
Nenetzi Scott ... Brunette Beauty
McCall Clark ... Honest Girl
Tommy Green Jr. ... Pendleton
Brandon Petersen ... Kissing Boy - Brandon Johnson
Abby Jane Taylor ... Kissing Girl #1
Laura Jenkins ... Kissing Girl #2

Ashley Olsen ... Kissing Girl #3
Brooke Lynn Mason ... Kissing Girl #4
Mindy Bollinger ... Kissing Girl #5
Jonathan Rudd ... Hot Tub Shopper
Leanna Pareja ... Hot Tub Shopper's Wife
Ryan Rudd ... Hotel Clerk
Bryan Hague ... Advice Seeker
Starlee Holman ... Girl Student
Tiffany Bori ... Hot Tub Manager

Kannika Coley ... Exchange Student #1 (as Kanninka Coley)
Samie Sayakhammy ... Exchange Student #2
Grace Huxtable ... Little GIrl #1
Chlo'e Huxtable ... Little GIrl #2
Ashleigh Rudd ... Little GIrl #3
Sadie Brockbank ... Little GIrl #4
Kate Christensen ... Little GIrl #5
McKenna LeBlanc ... Museum Girl #1
Jordan Strait ... Museum Girl #2
McKenzie Merrill ... Museum Girl #3
Jake Christensen ... Little Boy #1
Matt Christensen ... Little Boy #2
Abby Stewart ... Margie
Joey Austin ... Geek #1
Carson McKinney ... Geek #2
Morganne Rudd ... Prom Date
Carly Johnston ... Waitress
Joann Jamison ... Lunch Lady
Jocelyn Peck ... Dixon's Girlfriend
Donald Salter ... Dixon's Buddy
Jamie Lee Holm ... Creeped Out Girl
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jacalyn Lawler ... Girl with Wild Hair
Thadeus Welch ... Concert fan
Johnny Ahn ... Keyboard Player (uncredited)
Natalie Blackman ... Flipper (uncredited)

Todd Bridges ... Waiter (uncredited)
Brandee Burnam ... Student in Library (uncredited)
Kellie Cockrell ... Brunette Beauty (uncredited)
Kristin Dean ... Wallflower #3 aka the girl who takes Clinton's money (uncredited)

Brett Howell ... Jerk #1 (uncredited)

Whitney Lee ... High School Girl (uncredited)

Ashley Leggat ... Britney (uncredited)
Ben Naccarato ... Drummer (uncredited)
Mary Alice Nelson ... High School Girl (uncredited)
Rafael Perez ... Gym Class Student (uncredited)
Jessica Ritchie ... Avery (uncredited)

Directed by
Scott S. Anderson 
 
Writing credits
Scott S. Anderson (written by)

Abraham Taylor  writer

Produced by
Todd Burns .... co-producer
Eric S. Johnston .... line producer (as Eric Johnston)
Brandon Petersen .... producer
Jonathan Rudd .... producer
Ryan Rudd .... producer
Abraham Taylor .... producer
 
Original Music by
Josh Aker 
 
Cinematography by
T.C. Christensen 
 
Film Editing by
Steve Haugen 
 
Casting by
Catrine McGregor 
 
Production Design by
Bruce Wing 
 
Art Direction by
Anthony Straga 
Bruce Wing 
 
Costume Design by
Sonja A. Nelson 
 
Makeup Department
Carly Johnston .... hair stylist
Carly Johnston .... makeup artist
Greg T. Moon .... key makeup artist
Sonja A. Nelson .... hair stylist
Sonja A. Nelson .... makeup artist
Alicia Runolfson .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jeffrey Johnston .... second second assistant director
Brandon Pederson .... second assistant director
Ryan Pederson .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Abby Jane Taylor .... props
Bruce Wing .... property master
Travis Wing .... assistant property master
 
Sound Department
Noel Espinosa .... boom operator
Steven C. Laneri .... sound mixer
Greg Picard .... sound effects editor
Scott Sandstrom .... re-recording mixer
Ben Whitver .... adr mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kurtis Burr .... second assistant camera
Zep Christensen .... first assistant camera
Brandon Ellsworth .... dolly grip
Rhett E. Fernsten .... gaffer
Tyler Meiners .... key grip
Tyler Meiners .... still photographer
Alan E. Stoddard .... best boy grip
Paul McKay Taylor .... camera loader
 
Casting Department
David Goodall .... extras casting
Troy Lee .... extras casting
Mike Risk .... extras casting
Robin Westover .... additional casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Carly Johnston .... wardrobe
Alicia Runolfson .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Michael R. Fox .... on-line editor
Sean McFarland .... chief engineer
Joe Parisella .... digital color timer
Adam Van Wagoner .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Josh Aker .... music supervisor
Dan Carlisle .... music mixer
Israel Curtis .... music scoring mixer
Israel Curtis .... orchestrator
Lucas George .... studio musician
 
Other crew
Milvia Bonacini .... voice actress: Jaci Twiss
Ronda Dennis .... student observer
Penny Johnson .... script supervisor
Russell Johnston .... production assistant
Jesse Kahaloa .... production assistant
Melanie Morrison Lundy .... production accountant
Jennifer 'Iffer' Mitchell .... key craft service (as Jennifer Mitchell)
Dan Moench .... production assistant
Joann Smith .... production accountant
Austin Trent .... production assistant
 

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Rated PG-13 for sexual references and language
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Germany:93 min (European Film Market)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The real Adam Dynes, who wrote most of the music for the movie, and after whom the main character in the movie is named, graduated with his PhD from Yale in 2015, and is currently a Political Science professor.See more »
Goofs:
Audio/visual unsynchronized: Lip-syncing with the songs is not great but most notably miserable on the aggressive song near the end.See more »
Quotes:
Adam Dynes:There's only one thing girls want more than professional athletes - rock stars.See more »
Soundtrack:
MaybeSee more »

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