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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.

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Betty Thomas

Writer:

Jeff Lowell
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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
Fatso-Fasano ... 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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Women Want Him. Men Want to Be Him. But These Girls Want to Kill Him. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

28 July 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

John Tucker doit mourir See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,276,534, 30 July 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$41,011,711, 2 November 2006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$68,824,526
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When the girls go over to Kate's house, in the background there is a picture of the actual person who plays Kate (Brittany Snow) when she was younger. See more »

Goofs

When Kate, Carrie, Heather, and Beth are on Kate's bed eating all the junk food there is one scene that shows both peanut butter and chocolate icing in front of Beth, then in the next shot of Beth the chocolate icing is completely gone from the shot. See more »

Quotes

Kate: [referring to his lab partner Alex] How exactly did he get burned?
Scott: There's indisputable evidence, that I might have caused the explosion... and actually, he will tell you that it's my fault... but clearly I said to him "Dear God, MAN, you are on fire... RUN for your life."
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Crazy Credits

A little bit into the credits and there's a scene in Tokyo, Japan. There are three girls out by a fountain looking at their cell phones. Of course, the picture on the cell phone screen in John Tucker in thong. See more »

Alternate Versions

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

Connections

References The O.C. (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Instantly Gratified
Written and Performed by People in Planes
Produced by Dan Austin
People in Planes appear courtesy of Wind-up Records
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Did anyone else know a John Tucker?
12 August 2006 | by Smells_Like_CheeseSee all my reviews

The only reason I wanted to see this movie was because I knew a John Tucker in high school, not only that, but I dated him. We're still friends now, but he still talks about all the girls he is dating simultaneously. So, I naturally thought this was a documentary about him. :D Well, I'm kidding. This did look like a crappy movie, therefore I did not want to see this flick. It looked like your typical teen movie and cheesy predictable plot.

Yeah, it had that, but I think in some strange way it offered more. I'm just at least seeing something a little more in this flick. Yeah, it had your typical stereotypical teens, and you could predict everything that would happen in the next scene. But still I think in it's own special way, this will win teens over. I don't think this is a bad movie. You have got to admit that you got a good laugh out of John Tucker trying on the lady's underwear, well, you'll have to see it to understand.

6/10


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