18 year old Rick Stevens is willing to do whatever it takes to win the heart of Nina Pennington. In his quest to land the girl of his dreams, he has to contend with her psycho ex, his best friends horny mother, a manic strip club manager, a perverted principal, a lecherous priest, his suicidal mother, and a patron saint with a camel toe. No one ever said love was easy. Written by
When Rick is wandering through the jail after the party, an inmate is led down the hall by an officer. The inmate is played by Justin Bieber who, among other things, is the on-again, off-again boyfriend of Selena Gomez who plays Nina. See more »
When Mrs. Bender was chasing Rick around the island table, he knocks down a cup of straws. In the next cut, the cup is right side up, but nobody had cleaned them up. See more »
Okay, okay this is obviously not a 10/10 movie. But I felt compelled to give it a high rating due to the ridiculous hate it seems to be getting.
It's not supposed to be a masterpiece. It's an attempt at irreverent comedy delivered in deadpan style. As such, it succeeds. It's not for everyone and I'm sure plenty of people will find something to be offended over, but that doesn't make it a bad movie. I found it quite funny, and there isn't a bad performance to be seen. Elizabeth Shue is especially good.
There are so many genuinely bad movies accepted as decent out there. It surprises me to see this one being so targeted.
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