Date Movie

February 17, 2006 0 By Fans
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Still of Alyson Hannigan in Date MovieStill of Sophie Monk in Date MovieStill of Jennifer Coolidge and Fred Willard in Date MovieStill of Alyson Hannigan in Date MovieJason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer in Date MovieStill of Alyson Hannigan and Sophie Monk in Date Movie

Plot

Spoof of romantic comedies which focuses on a man (Campbell), his crush (Hannigan), his parents (Coolidge, Willard), and her father (Griffin).

Release Year: 2006

Rating: 2.6/10 (37,045 voted)

Critic's Score: 11/100

Director:
Aaron Seltzer

Stars: Alyson Hannigan, Fred Willard, Jennifer Coolidge

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.

Writers: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer

Cast:

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)

Taglines:
An Unprotected Comedy



Details

Official Website:
20th Century Fox [France] |
20th Century Fox [United States] |

Release Date: 17 February 2006

Filming Locations: Los Angeles, California, USA



Box Office Details

Budget: $20,000,000

(estimated)

Opening Weekend: $21,812,384
(USA)
(19 February 2006)
(2896 Screens)

Gross: $84,795,656
(Worldwide)
(26 February 2007)



Technical Specs

Runtime:


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(unrated version)



Did You Know?

Trivia:

According to the cast commentary, the woman pictured in the ad for the reality show that Julia goes onto is Alyson Hannigan's stunt double.

Goofs:

Incorrectly regarded as goofs:
Many small errors are probably left in deliberately to fit the absurd nature of the movie.

Quotes:

Julia Jones:
What happens when the ho doesn't give up all the cash?

Little Jack:
[Swings his hands]

Julia Jones:
[Turns illustration card over to a picture of a man slapping a woman]
That's right Little Jack! Keep your pimp hand strong!

Julia Jones:
[Picks up another card]
What happens when the dime bag is a little light?

Little Jack:
[Pinches his fingers]

Julia Jones:
[Turns the card over to a picture of a drug dealer]
Right! The dealer pinched!

Julia Jones:
[Picks up a third card]
What happens when someone rats us out to the cops?

Little Jack:
[Makes a stabbing motion]

Julia Jones:
[Turns the card over to a picture of a man being stabbed]
Shiv 'em in the kidney.
[…]



User Review

A Complete Waste Of Time

Rating: 1/10


The previews looked very promising- another funny looking parody film
on the 'date movies' we've seen over the past few years. But this was
anything but funny. I saw an advanced screening this evening with an
entirely full theater and as the scenes trudged along, practically
everyone was sitting in stunned silence. The gags are predictable, the
jokes are drawn out to ridiculous lengths and the usually comedic cast
are, quite frankly, wasted in this mess. This makes the Scary Movie
series look like The Godfather collection in comparison. And I happened
to enjoy the Scary Movie series. Perhaps if you've never actually seen
a satire before you will get a few chuckles out of this, but for
everyone else this is just a tired & recycled complete waste of time.
The only good thing about Date Movie is its short running time so you
won't have to be tortured for more than 80 minutes.