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My Best Friend's Girl (2008)

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Tank faces the ultimate test of friendship when his best friend hires him to take his ex-girlfriend out on a lousy date in order to make her realize how great her former boyfriend is.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Tank
... Alexis
... Professor Turner
... Dustin
... Rachel
... Ami
... Hilary
... Lizzy
... Claire
... Craig
... Dwalu
... Josh
... Merrilee
Richard Snee ... Brian
... Carly
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Storyline

Dustin, an amiable guy, is in love with Alexis, a coworker. When she tells him she just wants to be friends, he hires his roommate Tank, a fast-talking, amoral scoundrel who has a side business: men whose women have dumped them hire Tank to take their ex-girlfriends out on the date from Hell, to drive the women back into their old boyfriends' arms. He takes out Alexis who, against her better judgment, decides she needs some randy fun, so Tank is in a quandary: take Alexis up on her offer, or stay true to his friend. More complications ensue as the wedding of Alexis's sister approaches. Tank seeks advice from his father, Dustin pursues Alexis, and questions of self-worth need answers. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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It's funny what love can make you do...

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for strong language and sexual content throughout, including graphic dialogue and some nudity | See all certifications »

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19 September 2008 (USA)  »

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Bachelor No. 2  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,265,357, 21 September 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$19,219,250, 23 October 2008

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$41,622,502
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Trivia

For the scene in which Dane Cook grabs and squeezes Kate Hudson's butt, a "stunt butt" was used. See more »

Goofs

Towards the end of the movie when Tank catches up to Alekis in the park running, she takes out her headphones to see who is calling her name, once she realizes it is Tank she puts her headphones back in. In the next shot her headphones are hanging around her neck. See more »

Quotes

Tank: I would part you like the red sea and let you call me Moses. I would open you up like a public pool on memorial day.
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Connections

References Bridezillas (2004) See more »

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Always Where I Need to Be
Written by Paul Garred, Hugh Harris, Luke Pritchard and Max Rafferty
Performed by The Kooks
Courtesy of Virgin Records Ltd. / Astralwerks Under License from EMI Film & Television Music
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Careless?, Yes. Fun? NO!
21 January 2009 | by See all my reviews

I can handle my fair share of raunchy humor, but to do that, it at least needs to be funny. It's offensive, dull, and lacks any depth between the characters. I couldn't help but wonder why such a charming actress, Kate Hudson, would settle for such crap.

It's suppose to be part of the storyline that the character Tank is an a-hole.But the dialog is so distasteful, and Dane Cook is so natural at being unlikeable, that you can never really recover from it. When it comes to that time in the movie your suppose to root for him.... "Get the girl!", I couldn't shake the cringe left on my face from him telling small children about sexually explicit acts, or him telling some dude to put "it" in his mouth...and that's just the tip of the this Lewd,Crude iceberg.

If you want distasteful AND funny, go rent the 40 Year Old Virgin again and leave " My Best Friends Girl" as just a tune on your ipod.


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