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Sex Drive (2008)

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A high school senior drives cross-country with his best friends to hook up with a babe he met online.

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Ian is a high school senior in suburban Chicago, plagued by being a virgin. Online he's inflated his resume, met Ms. Tasty, and agreed to drive to Knoxville where she promises sex. He steals his homophobic, macho brother's GTO, and, with his two best friends, Lance and Felicia, heads south. Every young woman who meets Lance, including Felicia, is attracted to him, as he practices his aptly learned "Pick-Up Artist" skills. Ian, on the other hand, is a decent guy who wouldn't mind if his friendship with Felicia became a romance. By the time they get to Knoxville, they have encountered a jealous boyfriend, a menacing hitchhiker, jail birds, carjackers, an Amish community, and Ian's better judgment. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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He's leaving virgin territory


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Rated R for strong crude and sexual content, nudity, language, some drug and alcohol use - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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17 October 2008 (USA)  »

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$19,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,607,164, 17 October 2008, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$8,402,485, 4 December 2008

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,079,259, 29 March 2009
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The film was pitched to 11 studios before Universal OK'd it. See more »

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In the patio scene as Ian leaves Lance's party, the different shots of the door have people entering and exiting but depending on who is focused in the shot people disappear. See more »

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Randy: You wear thong underpants?
Andy: You want us to take our shirts off?
Randy: Where do you live?
Andy: Is your mom hot too?
Randy: Where do you live?
Andy: What's your address?
Randy: You like pizza?
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, there is another scene of Brandy's Dad (Josh Duarte) who is being jokingly informed from off-screen that the prosthetic privates are on a table, indicating that he (Josh Duarte) is supposedly inadvertently exposing himself to the camera See more »

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References Juno (2007) See more »

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Message from Yuz
Written by Matthew Bishop
Performed by Switches
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Reasonable Coming Of Age Comedy
23 October 2008 | by See all my reviews

I couldn't bash "Sex Drive" in good faith. For a comedy of its type, and all of you know what I mean by this coming of age sort of comedy, it had a lot of slow parts that weren't funny, and needless sentimentality that only served to slow the movie down. However, when it was funny, it was super funny.

The ongoing gags were pretty notable, and performances were top notch, notably by Seth Green as the sarcastic Amish guy. This may reign as best sarcastic performance in any movie, ever. The energy between the various performers was right and helped execute most of the gags effectively. As I mentioned, I have complaints, but they are trivial. If you want some goofy humor to eat popcorn to, give it a shot.


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