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The Sweetest Thing (2002)

A girl finds she is forced to educate herself on the etiquette of wooing the opposite sex when she finally meets Mr. Right.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lillian Adams ...
Aunt Frida
Herbert W. Ankrom ...
Wedding Guest #3 (as Herbert Ankrom)
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Geeky Guy
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Brawling Bridesmaid
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Taxi Driver
Joe Bellan ...
Mr. Martin
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Greta (as Chelsea Lee Bond)
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Wedding Guest #1 (as Alexander S. Chance)
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Judy's Mother
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Wedding Priest
Richard Denni ...
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Storyline

To ease their roommate through a relationship-induced depression, Christina Walters and Courtney Rockcliffe take her out on the town. During their attempts to find her "Mr. Right Now", Christina meets Peter Donahue. Missing her opportunity with him that night, Christina is talked into pursuing him to his brother's wedding. Written by Sean Lewis <agvii@yahoo.com>

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First came the rules of love. Now comes the fun. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

12 April 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Untitled Nancy Pimental Project  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$43,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,430,667, 14 April 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$24,718,164

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$43,978,606
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The three leading actresses co-wrote "The Penis Song", but the trio's performance of the song was edited out of the final cut (US only). See more »

Goofs

When Courtney leaves the wedding to look for Christina, the wedding march has begun as she leaves the pew and starts up the aisle. The next shot is of her outside the church and on the lawn, but the music has played continuously without enough time for her to have walked that far. See more »

Quotes

Peter: Here's to fifty years with the same woman.
Roger: Dude, that's just depressing. She'll have saggy tits by then. She could tie 'em around her waist by then and use 'em as a belt... Or just tuck 'em in her socks.
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits show a montage of scenes, outtakes and the 5 main cast members are sitting on a couch talking directly to the audience. After the credits roll, the cast tells the audience that the movie is over, and to go home. See more »

Connections

References Pretty Woman (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Losing Lisa
Written by Ben Folds and Frally Hynes
Performed by Ben Folds
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Awesome, fun, girly movie
11 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

This movie is just a blast. Don't go in expecting to see something deep and artistic because it's not. It's just pure comedy with just a hint of romance. What I really love about this movie is that it truly captures what (some) girls are like. All the sexual reference and man-izing reminds me of my girlfriends. Go see the movie, have fun and laugh your butt off. If you go in expecting anything more, you will not enjoy yourself.


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