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Love Stinks (1999)

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Seth Winnick has it all: a successful career in television, good friends, and a passionate relationship with beautiful Chelsea. However, when he fails to make a timely marriage proposal, Chelsea tries to make his life hell.

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Jeff Franklin

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
French Stewart ... Seth Winnick
Bridgette Wilson-Sampras ... Chelsea Turner (as Bridgette Wilson)
Bill Bellamy ... Larry Garnett
Tyra Banks ... Holly Garnett
Steve Hytner ... Marty Mark
Jason Bateman ... Jesse Travis
Tiffani Thiessen ... Rebecca Melini (as Tiffani-Amber Thiessen)
Ellis Williams Ellis Williams ... Minister (as Ellis E. Williams)
Boogie Knights Boogie Knights ... Wedding Band
Ivana Milicevic ... Amber (as Ivana Milavich)
Montrose Hagins ... Nana
Renata Scott Renata Scott ... Mrs. Littlejohn
Warren Littlefield ... Peter Bloomstein
Lisa Amsterdam ... Writer
Tom Gammill Tom Gammill ... Writer
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Storyline

Seth Winnick has it all: a successful career in television, good friends, and a passionate relationship with beautiful Chelsea. However, when he fails to make a timely marriage proposal, Chelsea tries to make his life hell.

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An "Un-romantic" romantic comedy. See more »

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A férjfogó See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,339,575, 12 September 1999

Gross USA:

$2,800,000
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Before the advent of YouTube, the "Farting in Bed"-scene (as the video became known) became a viral video across many comedy websites in the early 2000s. See more »

Goofs

When Seth asks how Chelsea saved the earrings, she clearly mouths something other than the dubbed line. See more »

Quotes

Seth: But we agreed to $100,000. We shook on it. We had sex on it.
Chelsea: Hate sex.
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Connections

References Fatal Attraction (1987) See more »

Soundtracks

I'll Never Fall in Love Again
Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
Performed by Dionne Warwick
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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it sure does
14 March 2002 | by Special-K88See all my reviews

The writer of a popular television show forms a relationship with a beautiful woman (Wilson), never suspecting that she's a cruel, marriage-obsessed sociopath who'll do anything she can to make his life a living hell until he agrees to tie the knot. He's determined to fight back however, and for the remainder of the film viewers watch as the two lead characters pull every mean, vicious prank in the book. Annoyingly one-note, mean-spirited 'comedy' plays out like a painfully unfunny television sitcom that should have been scrapped right off the bat. Not a single character to care about in this disheartening film, and will only entertain viewers who enjoy cold-hearted comedy and excessive profanity. *


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