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Underwhelming teen buddy road pic has pop tart Spears debut as Lucy, a virginal, small-town high school senior who hits the road to L.A. with childhood buds Kit (Saldana) and Mimi (Manning), with depressing results. Lucy's searching for her real mom (Cattrall); Kit, a no-good boyfriend; and Mimi trying to get to an open audition as a singer. Convenient cute love interest for Lucy is driver Ben (Mount), who may harbor a dangerous secret. Most laughable scene features Lucy scribbling "poetry" (actually lyrics to one of her soundtrack songs) while Ben "composes" the music for it. Spears is likeable and harmless while Manning is the real stand-out. One notch up from "Glitter," quality competed with quantity (of wardrobe) as lowest priority.

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Available on Running time 94 minutes. Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Road Trip, Female Bonding, Pregnant Pauses, Karaoke
Screenplay
Shonda Rhimes
Cast
Britney Spears, Taryn Manning, Zoe Saldana, Anson Mount, Kim Cattrall, Dan Aykroyd, Justin Long, Beverly Johnson, Kool Moe Dee, Richard Voll
Cinematography
Eric Alan Edwards
Director
Tamra Davis
Music
Trevor Jones
Other
Susumu Tokunow, Daniel Carlin, Melissa Kent, Barry Kingston, Wendy Schecter, Waldemar Kalinowski
Producer
Ann Carli, MTV Films, Diana Phillips, Paramount Pictures

Awards

Golden Raspberries 2002: Worst Actress (Spears), Worst Song ("I'm Not a Girl, Not Yet a Woman").

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Nicholle

This movie is about three friends who decide to head from their small hometown and head to Las Angeles to a record contract audition. They have just graduated high school, have little money and the whole summer to have fun and begin their adventure. The girls bring along a guy named Ben. At one point the girls all believe he might be a murderer but find out that he’s not. They make a few stops on the way to L.A. They even stop at Lucy’s mother’s house. Lucy has never met her mother and was hoping to get to know her. She doesn’t have a pleasant visit and now realizes why her dad never wanted her to contact her mother. They do some fun things in the movie also. At one point in the movie, they are at a club and Lucy karaoke’s, singing the song I Love Rock and Roll. In the end they finally reach L.A, Lucy auditions and falls in love with Ben.