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Love Don't Cost a Thing (2003)

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A high school loser pays a cheerleader to pose as his girlfriend so he can be considered cool.

Director:

Troy Byer (as Troy Beyer)

Writers:

Michael Swerdlick (screenplay "Can't Buy Me Love"), Troy Byer (screenplay) (as Troy Beyer) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nick Cannon ... Alvin Johnson
Jordan Burg Jordan Burg ... Little Boy
Jackie Benoit Jackie Benoit ... Old Lady
George Cedar George Cedar ... Old Man
Gay Thomas Wilson Gay Thomas Wilson ... Judy Morgan
Al Thompson ... Ted
Sam Sarpong ... Kadeem
Nichole Galicia ... Yvonne Freeman (as Nichole Robinson)
Melissa Schuman ... Zoe Parks
Imani Parks Imani Parks ... Mia
Ian Chidlaw Ian Chidlaw ... Eddie
J.B. Ghuman Jr. ... JB (as JB Guhman)
Christina Milian ... Paris Morgan
Russell Howard Russell Howard ... Anthony
Elimu Nelson ... Dru Hilton
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Storyline

A high school loser pays a cheerleader to pose as his girlfriend so he can be considered cool.

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Taglines:

Love Don't Co$t A Thing but it pays to be yourself

Genres:

Comedy | Romance | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content/humor | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Warner Bros.

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 December 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Love Don't Co$t a Thing See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,315,311, 14 December 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$21,897,389, 7 March 2004
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The campus and gym scenes were shot at Long Beach Poly High School in Long Beach, CA. Other movies such as Coach Carter, American Pie, and The Craft were also shot at this school. See more »

Goofs

At the dinner table while Clarence is talking to Alvin, Clarence has a fork in his hand, then in the next shot he isn't holding anything. See more »

Quotes

Paris Morgan: Popularity is so much better than being a social leper. Popularity is a job, Al, not a privilege. It's nothing but work and worries. Work to get in. Work to stay in. Get a clue.
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Featured in The Making of 'Love Don't Cost a Thing' (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Got What It Takes
Written by David Katz, Lukasz Gottwald and Jeannie Ortega (as Jeannette Ortega)
Performed by Jeannie Ortega
Courtesy of Hollywood Records
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i thought the film was excellent
19 March 2004 | by becky_callabySee all my reviews

i thought the flim was excellent nick cannon played the part wonderfully but i though Christina was rubbish and annoying i still though the film was great and cant wait to buy it so i can watch it again. i thought nick cannon looked looked very good looking and should defintly star in some films in the united kingdom because its a shame having to wait so long. also the soundtrack was very good and i will also be purchsing that. the best thing about the movie was there were a lot of intresting twists that allways kept me into the movie and so i never got bored i think this is one of nicks best films even though i did enjoy drum line very much. i think a lot of people will enjoy this movie


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