Can't Hardly Wait
Release: June 12, 1998
Release: June 12, 1998

After the Huntington Hills High graduation ceremony, the fun gets underway at the graduation party where an assortment of jocks, geeks, prom queens, bimbos, headbangers, and nerdy misfits unload four years' worth of emotional baggage at a house where the hostess (Michelle Brookhurst) loses control of her guests. Writer wannabe Preston Meyers (Ethan Embry) has been in love with Amanda (Jennifer Love Hewitt of Party of Five) since the first time he saw her during their freshman year. His tormented infatuation with Amanda has intensified throughout high school and culminates at the party, where Preston must now seize this final opportunity to proclaim his love for her before he leaves the next day for Boston. Preston decides to make his move at some point during the party, a particularly auspicious occasion since Amanda has just been dumped by her super-jock boyfriend, Mike Dexter (Peter Facinelli), who wanted freedom to pursue his testosterone-charged fantasies with college women. Cringing at this ludicrous love triangle is Preston's introverted pal and confidante, Denise Fleming (Lauren Ambrose). When Denise runs into her ex-childhood friend Kenny (Seth Green), the two begin sexual experimentation behind the closed bathroom door. Geeky science-fiction fan William Lichter (Charlie Korsmo) devises a plan to ruin Mike's stud reputation and publicly humiliate him and his meathead buddies — sweet revenge for four years of agony. Former Huntington Hills graduate Trip McNieley (Jerry O'Connell) tells Mike about the terror awaiting in college where "Guys like us are a dime a dozen." Yearbook Girl (Melissa Joan Hart of Sabrina, the Teenage Witch) wants everyone to sign her cherished volume of memories as the partying teens attempt to move into the uncertain future. Party house exteriors were shot on Rubio Street in Altadena, California, and other California locations included Johnnie's Broiler in downtown Downey, Dutton's Book Store in Reseda, Marshall High School in Los Feliz, and Union Station in LA. With more than 70 speaking parts, this film is the directorial debut of the scriptwriting team of Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont

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Quotes
Stoner Guy: "Preston? I dunno, his hair's kinda, I dunno, brown?"
Watermelon Guy: "No, it's not really brown. Oh, he's tall."
Stoner Guy: "Yeah, he's kinda kinda tall. Sorta tall. And he's like always wearing like t-shirts."
Amanda: "So, he's sort of tall?"
Stoner Guy: "Kind of."
Amanda: "With... hair?"
Stoner Guy: "Yeah."
Amanda: "And he wears t-shirts....sometimes?"
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Stoner Guy: "You know who else I like that didn't get much play? Velma from Scooby-Doo. She was cool. She was a hip, hip lady."
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Angel Stripper: "Oh I'm the weird one? You're the one calling Barry Mannilow from a phone booth at 2"
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Denise: "[sees Kenny Fisher posing in a mirror] Looks like someone's auditioning for "Soul Train"."
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Kenny: "Why you gotta steal my flava! -Kenny"
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Kenny Fisher: "I better double-bag it, I don't know where that girl's been! -Kenny Fisher"
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Kenny Fisher: "Woman, this is all YOUR fault! Just bargin' in here, like a frickin' MOOSE! [does weird moose sound] -Kenny Fisher"
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Comments
13 years, 11 months ago
I liked this movie, thought it was pretty funny
    14 years, 4 months ago
    SETH GREEN MINE lol no seth green is totaly awesome ^.^ jennifer love is awesome she is beautiful and nice why don't you like her i mean what has she done to you? i didn't mean for that to be rude ^>^
      14 years, 7 months ago
      this movie was so gay that i actually liked it haha, i use to have a crush on Seth Green.
        14 years, 8 months ago
        I love this movie. I didn't think it'd actually be on here. I loved the nerdy guy.
          15 years, 10 months ago
          this movie was funny, would be a lot better without Jennifer Love Hewitt...can't stand her
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