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Date Movie (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 17 February 2006 (USA)
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Spoof of romantic comedies which focuses on a man, his crush, his parents, and her father.

Directors:

Aaron Seltzer, Jason Friedberg (co-director) (uncredited)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alyson Hannigan ... Julia Jones
Adam Campbell ... Grant Funkyerdoder
Sophie Monk ... Andy
Eddie Griffin ... Frank Jones
Meera Simhan ... Linda Jones
Fred Willard ... Bernie Funkyerdoder
Jennifer Coolidge ... Roz Funkyerdoder
Marie Matiko ... Betty
Judah Friedlander ... Nicky
Carmen Electra ... Anne
Tony Cox ... Hitch
Mauricio Sanchez ... Eduardo / Housekeeper
Beverly Polcyn ... Old Cat Woman
Valery M. Ortiz ... Jell-O (as Valery Ortiz)
Charlie Dell ... Justice of the Peace (as Charles Dell)
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Storyline

Julia Jones is unhappy. She's overweight, spends forever working at her fathers diner, and believes she will always be lonely. This is until she meets Grant Fockyerdoder. Before they can have their dream wedding, they must meet each others parents and survive the scheming Andy. Written by Film_Fan

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Get Your Date To Come This February See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for continuous crude and sexual humor, including language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA | Switzerland

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 February 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Aaron Seltzer/Jason Friedberg Project See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,812,384, 19 February 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$48,548,426, 1 June 2006

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$84,795,656, 26 February 2007
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Judah Friedlander who plays Nicky played a small roll as the cashier at the Oyster Bay store in Meet the parents, one of the many movies spoofed in this film. See more »

Goofs

Julia's heritage is Japanese, Indian, Black, and Jewish. When Roz meets Julia, she says that she has been waiting to meet the "shiksa," which is Yiddish for a non-Jewish girl. See more »

Quotes

[Grant walks in with Jinxers on the toilet]
Grant Funkyerdoder: [shocked] Oh... Sorry
Frank Jones: That's Jinxers! I taught him how to do that.
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Alternate Versions

The 85-minute unrated version is only about 2 minutes longer and there are some changes: -In the scene spoofing The Bachelor, the dialogue introducing Grant is different. -The scene with the cat on the toilet is longer. -There is some extra dialogue after the wizard gets kicked in the crotch. -Grant's last name is "Fockyerdoder" instead of "Funkyerdoder". -Julia shows Jack two extra cards. -When Nicky is thinking about the honeymoon, the dialogue is different. -The scene where Roz and Linda are talking is much more explicit. -Andy's introduction is longer and more suggestive. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Torchwood: Out of Time (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

You're the First, the Last, My Everything
Written and Performed by Barry White
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Wow, something crappy this way comes
22 February 2006 | by knightc6See all my reviews

This won't be a long review, as this movie doesn't warrant much more than a warning not to waste your money on it. I'm not sure how a movie so god-awful can make it to screen, but my faith in the system has been shaken. The film isn't funny, I'm not sure if it tries to be or not, but it's not. It references other movies (Meet the Parents, When Harry met Sally etc.) but doesn't really spoof them. This was the biggest problem I believe, as it doesn't have any semblance of flow or sense. Random scenes pop up, trying to get a laugh by basically reenacting the scene, not exaggerating it or making fun of it. I managed to sit through House of the Dead, but this film actually made me angry it was so unfunny. Please skip it, have one of your friends go see it instead and then ask about it. If they don't knock your teeth out for setting them up to lose money and 90 minutes of their life, then you can go see it yourself.


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