Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!

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Overview

This romantic comedy stars Kate Bosworth as Rosalee, a young woman who finds herself the winner of a contest to meet heart-throb Tad Hamilton (Josh Duhamel). While the contest was originally a ploy to improve Tad's public image, he genuinely begins to fall for Rosalee, much to the chagrin of his handlers and her best-friend/secret-admirer, Pete (Topher Grace). Directed by Robert Luketic (Legally Blonde), the film is presented on this DVD in full-screen with the original English soundtrack mastered in Dolby ...
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Overview

This romantic comedy stars Kate Bosworth as Rosalee, a young woman who finds herself the winner of a contest to meet heart-throb Tad Hamilton (Josh Duhamel). While the contest was originally a ploy to improve Tad's public image, he genuinely begins to fall for Rosalee, much to the chagrin of his handlers and her best-friend/secret-admirer, Pete (Topher Grace). Directed by Robert Luketic (Legally Blonde), the film is presented on this DVD in full-screen with the original English soundtrack mastered in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound. Also included is a dubbed French audio track in Dolby Digital 5.1 and optional subtitles in English, Spanish, and French. Along with the film itself, the disc includes audition footage, a blooper reel, and a collection of deleted scenes. Among the footage left on the cutting-room floor are clips featuring heiress/socialite/actress Paris Hilton.
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Special Features

Awesome bonus features include a hilarious gag reel; Over 15 never-before-seen deleted scenes; And celebrities in on the fun!
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Editorial Reviews

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For the first time in his film career, Topher Grace plays the kind of hands-in-pockets underdog hero that made him famous on the small screen, and it carries Win a Date With Tad Hamilton! pretty far. The other two-thirds of the love triangle -- Kate Bosworth as a perky convenience store clerk, Josh Duhamel as a studly movie star -- also work well, making the film a sweet little confection with a nostalgic 1950s ethos. The title itself hearkens back to a pre-ironic era when "dreamy" matinee idols made impressionable teens swoon, and the film is smart to keep that light sensibility, even set well within modern times. Events never careen toward the sensational, which means former TV scribe Victor Levin can give his characters the depth to exceed the one-dimensionality such a story might have engendered. In lesser hands, Duhamel's every move would have been laced with wrong intentions, while Grace would have been the "gracious" loser, as it were. Instead, Duhamel is fairly generous, and Grace fairly petty. It's amusing watching them jockey for position, trying to appeal to different aspects of Rosalee's persona, with Grace's Pete gradually losing any sway over her. Anyone in the audience who's lost a significant other to a flashier candidate will sympathize with the uphill task. The film has the pastel colorings and core sensibilities of director Robert Luketic's previous outing, Legally Blonde, without that film's oversimplifications and annoying caricatures. It's still essentially fluff, but it's slightly more substantial fluff.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/20/2004
  • UPC: 678149173123
  • Original Release: 2004
  • Rating:

  • Source: Dreamworks Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Presentation: Pan & Scan
  • Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
  • Language: English, Fran├žais
  • Time: 1:37:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 75,145

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Kate Bosworth Rosalee Futch
Topher Grace Pete
Josh Duhamel Tad Hamilton
Nathan Lane Tad's Agent, Richard Levy
Sean Hayes Tad's Manager, The Other Richard Levy
Gary Cole Henry
Ginnifer Goodwin Cathy Feely
Kathryn Hahn Angelica
Kathryn Joosten Mrs. Stemkowski
Technical Credits
Robert Luketic Director
Catherine Adair Costumes/Costume Designer
William S. Beasley Executive Producer
Peter Lyons Collister Cinematographer
Lucy Fisher Producer
Stephanie Gilliam Set Decoration/Design
Darren Higman Musical Direction/Supervision
Scott Hill Editor
Matt Kutcher Special Effects Supervisor
Victor Levin Screenwriter
Gail Lyon Executive Producer
Joseph Middleton Casting
L. Justin Muller Asst. Director
David Ronne Sound/Sound Designer
Edward Shearmur Score Composer
Missy Stewart Production Designer
Laura Z. Wasserman Musical Direction/Supervision
Doug Wick Producer
Mark Worthington Art Director
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Main Title
2. Driving Too Fast
3. Piggly Wiggly
4. Bachelor Dinner
5. Object of My Desire
6. Won a Date
7. Carnal Treasure
8. Culture Shock
9. The Big Date
10. Tad's Place
11. Back to Reality
12. Following the Gut
13. Bide-a-Way Motel
14. The Obstacle Course
15. Chocolate Martinis
16. The Water Gap
17. Down on the Farm
18. Six Smiles
19. Surprise Visit
20. Great Love
21. Leap of Faith
22. Closing the Book
23. The Last Dance
24. End Credits
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Menu

Side #1 --
   His Best Features
      Deleted Scenes
         Play All
         Old Opening
         Pete's Evening vs. Tad's Evening
         Pete's Contest Contribuition
         Rosalee's Hotel Entrance
         Rosalee Sees the Stars Homes
         Angelica Seduces With Popcorn
         Rosalee on the Plane
         Paris Hilton Parachutes In
         Tad Greets Gardener
         Tad's Phone Call With Richard
         Paris Hilton and Richard Levy
         Richard on the Golf Course
         Pete and Tad Ride Horses
         Longer Rant by Richard
         Cathy Consoles Tad
         Pete and Rosalee Watch New Tad
      Gag Reel
      Photo Gallery
      Cast
         Kate Bosworth (Rosalee Futch)
         Topher Grace (Pete Monash)
         Josh Duhamel (Tad Hamilton)
         Gary Cole (Henry Futch)
         Ginnifer Goodwin (Cathy Feely)
         Sean Hayes (Richard Levy)
         Nathan Lane (Richard Levy)
      Filmmakers
         Robert Luketic (Director)
         Victor Levin (Screenwriter)
         Douglas Wick (Producer)
         William S. Beasley (Executive Producer)
         Lucy Fisher (Producer)
         Gail Lyon (Executive Producer)
         Peter Collister (Director of Photography)
         Missy Stewart (Production Designer)
         Catherine Adair (Costume Designer)
         Scott Hill (Editor)
         Edward Shearmur (Composer)
      Production Notes
      Sneak Peeks
   Good Scenes!!!
   Set Me Up!!!
      Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital
      Audio: English 2.0 Dolby Surround
      Audio: French 5.1 Dolby Digital
      Subtitles: English
      Subtitles: French
      Subtitles: Spanish
      Subtitles: None
   Play
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Very cute

    This movie was really good. It was so funny and Topher Grace was hilarious. This movie was really cute.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    This movie is great!!

    This movie will make you laugh so hard!! It has a great soundtrack and Josh Duhamel and Topher Grace are great to look at!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    I loved this movie!

    I loved this movie so much I actually went to see it in the theater 3 times and I rented it last night. It is very romantic and has a great ending.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    i really liked this movie it rocked!

    i really liked this movie it was a kickin movie. you should go out and buy a copy of this movie. i will buy a copy of it too. fan of this movie. rosie calahorrano

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Good Date Movie, Terrific Cast

    Everyone in the movie fits in. It's a pretty good movie, but it's not fantastic. Tad's character is the only thing dragging it down. Pete makes this movie. Played by Topher Grace, Pete's lines 'viscious rhetoric' and the 'six smiles' are examples of how this movie is different than the cheesey romantic comedies of the 90s (see She's All That). The fact that the characters are out of High School is something that needed to happen. There is an audience out there for this type of movie, but it's stars need to grow with the audience. Topher Grace and Kate Bosworth are doing that. Oh, by the way, Lundberg (Office Space) is Rosa Lee's (Bosworth) father. That's funny.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Sweet!

    This movie is so sweet, it should be forbidden by every dentist. It's too bad I could imagine the end after only 10 minutes. Topher Grace is an amazing actor and you should buy the movie only to see him perform. The movie is fun mostly because of him. I had a pretty good time watching 'win a date whit tad hamilton'

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