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Buying the Cow (2002)

R | | Comedy, Romance | 8 June 2002 (USA)
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A commitment-averse man frantically hits the dating scene after his girlfriend starts pressuring him to pop the question.

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Walt Becker
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jerry O'Connell ... David Collins
Bridgette Wilson-Sampras ... Sarah (as Bridgette L. Wilson)
Ryan Reynolds ... Mike Hanson
Bill Bellamy ... Jonesy
Alyssa Milano ... Amy
Jon Tenney ... Andrew Hahn
Annabeth Gish ... Nicole
Ron Livingston ... Tyler Bellows
Erinn Bartlett ... Julie Madison
Scarlett Chorvat ... Katie Madison
Jolie Jenkins ... Amber
John O'Hurley ... Tim 'Timbo' Chadway
Alicia Rickter Alicia Rickter ... Laura
Brian Beacock ... Alex
Heather Morgan Heather Morgan ... Waitress
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Storyline

David Collins is a commmitment-shy Los Angeles yuppie whose girlfriend of many years, advertising executive Sarah, gives him an ultimatum: commit or get out. David has two months to decide if he wants to stay with Sarah as she leaves town for a job in New York. Following the advice from his more outgoing friends, David hits the dating scene as he tries to find his one and only soul mate, a mysterious woman he sees again and again, but always gets away before he can talk to her. Written by Matthew Patay

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Why buy the cow, when you can get the milk for free?

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 June 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Almas gemelas See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Destination Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When David is in New York the taxi that he is supposedly in is a Ford Crown Victoria but when he gets to the hotel he gets out of a Chevrolet Caprice. See more »

Quotes

Mike Hanson: You should stop drinking.
Girl in Bar: Why? I just got here.
Mike Hanson: Because you're driving me home.
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Connections

Spoofs The Silence of the Lambs (1991) See more »

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Funnier than "Swingers"...........
12 October 2008 | by merklekranzSee all my reviews

"Buying the Cow" is an extremely well written, highly quotable, overlooked gem of a comedy. Ron Livingston, Ryan Reynolds, and everyone involved must have had a blast making this. If you enjoy the way "Swingers" exposes male insecurities, "Buying the Cow" is your movie. This is definitely one of the best comedies that no one has ever heard of. After you see "Buying the Cow", you will likely be telling your friends, both male and female, that you have discovered comedy gold. The DVD has minimal extras, but with mega-multiple viewing value you won't care. Run, don't walk and rent "Buying the Cow", you will love it. - MERK


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