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John Tucker Must Die (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 28 July 2006 (USA)
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Three ex-girlfriends of a serial cheater set up their former lover to fall for the new girl in town so they can watch him get his heart broken.

Director:

Betty Thomas

Writer:

Jeff Lowell
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2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jesse Metcalfe ... John Tucker
Brittany Snow ... Kate
Ashanti ... Heather
Sophia Bush ... Beth
Arielle Kebbel ... Carrie
Penn Badgley ... Scott
Jenny McCarthy ... Lori
Terrell J. Ramsey ... Tommy (as Fatsô-Fasanô)
Kevin McNulty ... Basketball Coach
Patricia Drake Patricia Drake ... Coach Williams
Amanda Li Amanda Li ... Spelling Bee Girl
Jeffrey Ballard ... Cute Boy (as Jeff Ballard)
Taylor Kitsch ... Justin
Steve Bacic ... Skip #1
Dean Wray ... Skip #2
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Storyline

Kate (Brittany Snow) is the new girl in school. She catches John Tucker (Jesse Metcalfe) dating three different girls at once: Carrie - the smart girl, Heather - the cheerleader, and Beth - the activist slut; none of them are aware that they are not the only girl in John's heart. Kate, having been raised by a single mother, has seen the pain caused by playboys like John Tucker, and she won't stand idly by. Together with the three jilted ex-girlfriends, they hatch a plan to teach John a lesson. Things rarely go as planned, especially when Kate starts to think that she might be falling for John herself. Written by napierslogs

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Don't Get Mad, Get Even See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Impressively, every 3-pointer shot Jesse Metcalfe made was real. No camera, editorial, or digital trickery was used. See more »

Goofs

In the last scene, the cute guy from chemistry class says "Things didn't quite work out with Alex and I" (instead of "with Alex and me"). See more »

Quotes

Kate: [narrating] I wish it could just be simple, like a retro pop song, "I want you to want me." Boom. End of story. We all live happily ever after. But it is never really like that, is it?
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Crazy Credits

After the cast list in the credits, the movie shows the girls walking past a staircase. A teacher is walking down and drops a whole pile of papers and the papers spread all over the staircase. A group of male teachers come by and they bend down to help. When they bend down, you see different patterned thongs. See more »

Alternate Versions

Extended Cut Features nudity and is 10 seconds longer than the original version seen in theaters. See more »


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Happy Birthday to You
Written by Mildred J. Hill (as Mildred Hill) and Patty S. Hill (as Patty Hill)
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Better than I expected, although I expected the worst
4 August 2006 | by lardasselleSee all my reviews

When I walked into to see this movie, I was not looking forward to it in THE LEAST. I was just coming to see it because a friend wanted to and I hadn't been out of the house in a while. So, I expected the worst possible thing. Now it wasn't the worst possible thing and so that is why I think I didn't mind it very much. That is not to say it is that great. If you are expecting something AMAZING, it's not. It's just a pointless chick flick, reusing familiar jokes over and over. Some of these jokes were funny, but very old and worn out. If you are a female under 18 years of age looking for a non-thought provoking movie, than this is your movie!


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Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

28 July 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

John Tucker Must Die See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,276,534, 30 July 2006

Gross USA:

$41,011,711

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$68,844,775
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Technical Specs

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| (unrated)

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DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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