• Can't Hardly Wait (1998)

Can't Hardly Wait

Release Date: June 12th, 1998

DVD Release Date: December 22nd, 1998

PG-13 |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

School's out, and an entire graduating class -- from football stars and cool girls to complete nerds -- gathers at a wealthy classmate's home for a party. There, the artistic Preston (Ethan Embry) hopes to move in on Amanda (Jennifer Love Hewitt), the beauty he has admired from afar for years. Dorky William (Charlie Korsmo) schemes to pay back meathead Mike (Peter Facinelli) for years of bullying, and would-be rapper Kenny (Seth Green) gets locked in a room with snarky Denise (Lauren Ambrose).

Cast: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ethan Embry, Charlie Korsmo, Lauren Ambrose, Peter Facinelli, Seth Green, Michelle Brookhurst, Alexander Martin

Director: Deborah Kaplan , Harry Elfont

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Tall Trees Productions, Columbia Pictures Corporation

Keywords: 1990s , Growing up , Friendship , Cheeky , Endearing , Love ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    Can't Hardly Wait has freshness, comic invention and an engaging romantic spirit. show more

  • 50
    New York Daily News

    Flunks the freshness test.

  • 50
    Susan WloszczynaUSA Today

    Seeing gawky Charlie Korsmo, one-time movie moppet, as a superbrain whose introduction to alcohol leads him to do a rip-roaring rendition of Guns N' Roses' Paradise City, is worth a smile or two. But even that can't save [the] film. show more

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