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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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Jeff Franklin

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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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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 Comedy See more »

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

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Trivia

Peter Bloomstein makes a rather snide comment about NBC. Peter is played by Warren Littlefield, who used to be the president of NBC. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Chelsea: Can I make it up to you?
Seth: What did you have in mind?
Chelsea: Back rub, blow-job, breakfast in bed.
Seth: The three B's! It has a chance at working.
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Features Viva Las Vegas (1964) See more »

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Next to You
Written and Performed by Billy Martin
Courtesy of MasterSource
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Positive review of a very funny movie.
2 April 2004 | by goldenwoofSee all my reviews

I normally don't comment on movies, but after seeing the other review listed here, I just had to speak up. Sure, everyone's entitled to their own opinion, and I'm not gonna knock the person who gave "Love Stinks" a 0/10 rating, but don't let that one person's opinion keep you away from a VERY funny movie.

French Stewart plays a sitcom writer who meets Bridgette Wilson's character when both are in their friends' wedding. They begin dating, but have different ideas on where their dating should lead. He's happy to casually date and have fun, whereas she wants every day they spend together to be one step closer to marriage and kids. Whoa, can I ever relate... :)

As time goes on, she continues to push him into commitment while he continues to be dragged along unwillingly. Things eventually turn ugly between the two, but in a hilarious way. The things they do to torture each other are just plain funny. And I won't give away the ending, but it's genius - pure genius.

It's not a very well-known movie, but deserves to be checked out. Don't trust my review, and don't be scared off by someone else's poor review. Check it out and decide for yourself. If you like funny movies, I feel pretty confident that you'll love "Love Stinks."

My rating: 7/10.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,339,575, 12 September 1999

Gross USA:

$2,924,635

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,924,635
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Dolby

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1.85 : 1
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