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Release Date: March 24th, 2000

DVD Release Date: August 1st, 2000

PG-13|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
A nerdy teen, Ryan Woodman (Shane West) is smitten with the popular and gorgeous Ashley Grant (Jodi Lyn O'Keefe), who apparently has no interest in him. Meanwhile, dim star athlete Chris Campbell (James Franco) has his eye on Ryan's brainy and beautiful friend, Maggie Carter (Marla Sokoloff). The two agree to help each other in their romantic quests, but, as they come closer to their goals, both Ryan and Chris suspect that they might be pursuing the wrong girls.

Cast: Shane West, Marla Sokoloff, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, James Franco, Aaron Paul, Richard Schiff, Julia Sweeney, Manu Intiraymi

Director: David Raynr

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Phoenix Pictures, I'll Be You Productions

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment, Columbia Pictures

Keywords: Friend, Love interest, Amusing, Los Angeles, 2000s, Love, Transformation, Lighthearted