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Drive Me Crazy (1999)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1 October 1999 (USA)
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Nicole and Chase used to be BFFs, then junior high happened. The high school centennial dance is coming but Nicole gets dumped. So does Chase. They stage a relationship to get at their exes. They visit each other's worlds. Love in the air?

Director:

John Schultz

Writers:

Todd Strasser (novel), Rob Thomas (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Melissa Joan Hart ... Nicole Maris
Adrian Grenier ... Chase Hammond
Stephen Collins ... Mr. Maris
Mark Metcalf ... Mr. Rope
William Converse-Roberts ... Mr. Hammond
Faye Grant ... Mrs. Maris
Susan May Pratt ... Alicia
Kris Park ... Ray Neeley
Ali Larter ... Dulcie
Mark Webber ... Dave
Gabriel Carpenter ... Brad
Lourdes Benedicto ... Chloe Frost
Keri Lynn Pratt ... Dee Vine
Natasha Pearce Natasha Pearce ... Sue
Derrick Shore Derrick Shore ... Tom
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Storyline

Nicole (Melissa Joan Hart) and Chase (Adrian Grenier) are neighbors but are from two very different worlds. Despite their differences their love lives have a common theme. Their most recent plans for love have fallen through putting them both in a desperate state to fix them. Both Nicole and Chase conspire to pretend to find a romantic interest in each other, with the hopes of attracting the "ones who got away" from them. Leading up to the big school dance, Chase and Nicole find that their scam worked out better than they had planned.

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The last guy she wants is the only one she needs. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for teen alcohol and drug use, and for language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Fox Movies

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Girl Gives Birth to Prom Date See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,846,112, 3 October 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$17,845,337

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$22,593,409
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

One of the many references to old teen movies is when Nicole suggests that she and Chase cruise down the strip, just like all the kids did in American Graffiti (1973). A yellow deuce coupe like the one driven in the movie can be seen behind them when the stoplight turns green. See more »

Goofs

When Nicole and Chase come home from the Centennial Dance, the sky is slightly lit, because they were out all night and the sun is coming up, not because they left the dance very early. See more »

Quotes

Chase: I'm a walking punchline.
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Alternate Versions

15 seconds of dialogue was removed from the Cinemax movie premiere to obtain a 1:30 runtime. See more »

Connections

References Revenge of the Nerds (1984) See more »

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Your Big Day
Written by Greg Kendall
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Predictable yet enjoyable
12 February 2002 | by rob-236See all my reviews

I watched this movie on `Sky' after watching `TOMCATS' on video, so whether my judgement has been affected by that, maybe. As compared to Tomcats this film looked like an Oscar winner, but I must say I did actually really enjoy it in its own right.

Its typical teen comedy/drama in the same vein as `TEN THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU' and `SHE'S ALL THAT' but if you like that kind of film then this will in no way disappoint you. Hart and Grenier play polar opposite next door neighbours who hook up as a sham couple to try and win back the attention of their dates, who dump them on the eve of the schools centenary bash. It doesn't take a genius to guess what happens but its all pretty harmless and a lot of fun. Well worth and hour and a half of your time.


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