Rosalee Futch is a grocery clerk living in rural West Virginia. But even a small-town girl can have big dreams, and Rosalee's is to someday--somehow--meet her big-screen idol Tad Hamilton. The somehow arrives in the form of a contest--the grand prize: a date with Tad Hamilton--and the someday is now. Rosalee wins, much to the chagrin of her best friend and co-worker Pete, who is deeply, hopelessly--and secretly--in love with Rosalee. The Win a Date contest was cooked up by Tad's agent, Richard Levy, and his manager, also named Richard Levy, to clean up Tad's bad-boy image. Someone should have told them to be careful what you wish for. When Tad meets Rosalee and gets a taste of what he's been missing in the real world, he decides he wants seconds and moves to West Virginia, turning Rosalee's dream come true into a nightmare for Richard Levy, Richard Levy and, most of all, Pete.
Sujit R. Varma
In every love story, there's only room for one leading man.
23 January 2004 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $7,320,066,
23 January 2004, Wide Release
Gross USA: $17,071,962, 2 April 2004
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $20,866,170, 2 April 2004
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?
WILHELM SCREAM: When Pete is watching television, and every channel has Tad Hamilton playing, there is a war movie where a Wilhelm Scream is heard. See more
One of the characters mentioned "the cloverleaf on Route 73." The only Route 73 in West Virginia is a small state-maintained road. And none of the interstates has a cloverleaf. See more
I love you, Rosie. I *always* have. If I've been a jerk this last week, it's because I've been fighting - I've been fighting for you. I don't want to lose you to Tad Hamilton, or anyone else. You're the one.
Referenced in The Ring Two
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Written by Marc Godfrey
Performed by Soul Kid #1 See more