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The Jerk Theory (2009)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Music, Romance | November 2011 (USA)
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The lead singer/guitarist of a high school rock band openly and unapologetically proclaims himself a newly converted jerk; however, the right girl comes along who could change him back to his former sweet self.

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Scott S. Anderson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Josh Henderson ... Adam Dynes
Jenna Dewan ... Molly Taylor (as Jenna Dewan-Tatum)
Lauren Storm ... Amy
Derek Lee Nixon ... Chester
Jesse Heiman ... Clinton
Anthony Gaskins ... Dudley
Abraham Taylor ... Marc Dixon
Jaci Twiss ... Cynthia Swensen
Danny Bonaduce ... Himself
Tom Arnold ... Father Bailey
Sara Jade Woodhouse Sara Jade Woodhouse ... Terry
Chris Laird Chris Laird ... Cecil the Sophomore
Josh Aker Josh Aker ... Jerry
Lily Smith Lily Smith ... Kate
Andreau Martin Andreau Martin ... Antwan
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Storyline

An aspiring recording artist, Adam, is burned by a bad relationship experience and decides that if women won't respond to the "nice guy" then he'll be "the jerk." This is wildly successful with meaningless relationships, but when Adam meets and falls for Molly, who doesn''t fall for his jerk routine, Adam is forced to reconsider his dating philosophy. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Every girl loves a bad boy. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual references and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

November 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bunkó vagyok, így hódítok See more »

Filming Locations:

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(European Film Market)

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Jenna Dewan Tatum and Josh H also played boyfriend and girlfriend in Step Up See more »

Goofs

Lip-syncing with the songs is not great but most notably miserable on the aggressive song near the end. See more »

Quotes

Adam Dynes: [in the confessional] Father, do you ever wonder what it would be like to have a normal life?
Father Bailey: If by "normal life" you mean finding my soulmate, falling in love, and she's kind and nurturing and she loves me just as much as I love her, in spite of my flaws, and we get married and have children, and... and I coach my son's baseball team and one day walk my daughter down the aisle - they have kids and so we're grandparents - and then we retire early and I buy one of those huge RV's, like at least a...
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Connections

Referenced in The Last Man on Earth: Five Hoda Kotbs (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Hello
Written by Kidd Kazmeo
Performed by Kidd Kazmeo
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Cute,interesting,worth watching...
17 December 2009 | by maitre_des_ombresSee all my reviews

At first i though it would be just another high-school movie but after the first few minutes the movie got me.

The story-line is not extremely unique but yet very catching and enjoyable. Soundtrack really does its job well during all the important and not-so-much-* moments.

About the actors well I must say that they really got a bright future.Not to low nor overreacting just as much emotion and everything as it is needed.Directing is also good and the act (at least to me) is well paced.

One of the few movies i rate 10/10.Recommended for everyone who's looking for nice fresh comedy with good acting and nice soundtrack ;) .


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