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The Sweetest Thing (2002)

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A girl finds she is forced to educate herself on the etiquette of wooing the opposite sex when she finally meets Mr. Right.

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Roger Kumble
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1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lillian Adams ... Aunt Frida
Herbert W. Ankrom Herbert W. Ankrom ... Wedding Guest #3 (as Herbert Ankrom)
Bryan Anthony ... Geeky Guy
Christina Applegate ... Courtney
Linda Asuma ... Brawling Bridesmaid
Jason Bateman ... Roger
Vahe Bejan Vahe Bejan ... Taxi Driver
Joe Bellan Joe Bellan ... Mr. Martin
Selma Blair ... Jane
Chelsea Bond ... Greta (as Chelsea Lee Bond)
Alexander Chance ... Wedding Guest #1 (as Alexander S. Chance)
Judith Chapman ... Judy's Mother
Charlie Dell ... Wedding Priest
Richard Denni Richard Denni ... Gramps
Cameron Diaz ... Christina
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Storyline

To ease their roommate through a relationship-induced depression, Christina Walters and Courtney Rockcliffe take her out on the town. During their attempts to find her "Mr. Right Now", Christina meets Peter Donahue. Missing her opportunity with him that night, Christina is talked into pursuing him to his brother's wedding. Written by Sean Lewis <agvii@yahoo.com>

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First came the rules of love. Now comes the fun. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

Cameron Diaz and Christina Applegate dress up as Madonna,Lyod and Harry from Dumb and Dumber,Pretty Woman and Grease during the dress montage scene. See more »

Goofs

When Christina walks out of the bathroom and Peter spills his drink, his glass is empty. The next shot there is still some drink and a straw in his glass. See more »

Quotes

Roger: Come on, don't be gay in God's house! Gimme a good slap!
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits show a montage of scenes, outtakes and the 5 main cast members are sitting on a couch talking directly to the audience. After the credits roll, the cast tells the audience that the movie is over, and to go home. See more »

Alternate Versions

The scene where Roger tells Peter about cheap prostitutes in Costa Rica was cut from all theater versions in that country. The DVD version however, shows the complete sequence. See more »

Connections

References Armageddon (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

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Written by Jay Kay (as Jason Kay) and Toby Smith
Performed by Jamiroquai
Courtesy of S2 Records/Epic Records/Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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maybe its just me
31 January 2006 | by lauren_peterson06See all my reviews

it could be just me but i really love this movie. i don't know one girl who doesn't have it in their DVD collection and i'm proud to be one of them....the movie is funny, stupid, and all around a good time. so its not gonna win any awards or looked upon as "superior" but come on, don't you remember what its like to watch a movie just for the sake of entertainment? i have a section of my movie collection devoted to those chick flicks that while embarrassing to have are my guilty pleasures and i can't feel bad for that. what more do you want out of a stupid/funny movie? please don't pull some critical analysis on this movie people cause it is what it is. take it for face value and relax...


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Nancy Pimental Project See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$43,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,430,667, 14 April 2002

Gross USA:

$24,718,164

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$69,319,426
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Technical Specs

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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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