History Film / CantHardlyWait

3rd May '15 9:12:17 PM Angeldeb82
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[[caption-width-right:300:Yesterday's [[TeenDrama history.]] Tomorrow's [[GrowingUpSucks the future.]] Tonight's [[WildTeenParty the party!]]]]

->''"...The point is I totally realized that, you know? [[Main/FateAndProphecyTropes Fate]]. There is fate. But it only takes you so far, because once you're there, [[SelfFulfillingProphecy it's up to you]] to make it happen.."''

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[[caption-width-right:300:Yesterday's [[TeenDrama history.]] history]]. Tomorrow's [[GrowingUpSucks the future.]] future]]. Tonight's [[WildTeenParty the party!]]]]

party]]!]]

->''"...The point is I totally realized that, you know? [[Main/FateAndProphecyTropes Fate]].{{Fate|AndProphecyTropes}}. There is fate. But it only takes you so far, because once you're there, [[SelfFulfillingProphecy it's up to you]] to make it happen.."''



* AnguishedDeclarationOfLove: When Preston finally manages to face Amanda and tell her how he feels, Amanda [[spoiler: shuts him down with a BreakingSpeech, assuming that he's not any different from the other guys at the party who have propositioned her.]]

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* AnguishedDeclarationOfLove: When Preston finally manages to face Amanda and tell her how he feels, Amanda [[spoiler: shuts him down with a BreakingSpeech, [[BreakThemByTalking by talking]], assuming that he's not any different from the other guys at the party who have propositioned her.]]her]].



** It's later explained that it's in honor of Barry Manilow's birthday, and that that radio station plays "Mandy" every hour on the hour

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** It's later explained that it's in honor of Barry Manilow's birthday, and that that radio station plays "Mandy" every hour on the hourhour.



** Mike [[spoiler:went to college on a football scholarship... which he lost after his drinking got in the way of his performance. He then turned into a JadedWashout, overweight and getting fired from his job at the car wash after some photos from the party surfaced.]]

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** Mike [[spoiler:went to college on a football scholarship... which he lost after his drinking got in the way of his performance. He then turned into a JadedWashout, overweight and getting fired from his job at the car wash after some photos from the party surfaced.]]surfaced]].
19th Nov '14 11:06:26 PM JohnnyLurg
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* FunnyBackgroundEvent: Every time Chris Owen's character appears on screen, he is stealing something, starting off relatively sanely with bags of chips at the shop and culminating with a ''police car''.

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* FunnyBackgroundEvent: Every time Chris Owen's character appears on screen, he is stealing something, starting off relatively sanely with bags of chips at the shop and culminating with a ''police car''. He is even credited as "Klepto Kid."
14th Nov '14 9:41:32 AM tropeminer
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* DawsonCasting: Averted with Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ethan Embry, Lauren Ambrose, and Charlie Korsmo, who were all in their late teens during filming. Played straight with Peter Facinelli and Seth Green, who were in their early twenties.



* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: ''Series/TheXFiles''? {{Brad|Pitt}} and Gwyneth? {{Pay phone}}s? Yep, it's TheNineties. The special edition DVD even has a '90s trivia game to {{lampshade|Hanging}} this fact.
6th Aug '14 7:17:47 AM Mdumas43073
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Basically a [[TheNineties 90s]] version of the classic teen comedies of the [[TheEighties 1980s]].

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Basically a [[TheNineties 90s]] Nineties]] version of the classic teen comedies of TheEighties. Or a successor to ''Film/AmericanGraffiti'' and ''Film/DazedAndConfused'' minus the [[TheEighties 1980s]].
period setting.
9th Jul '14 6:40:17 PM hylee7894
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* FreezeFrameBonus: During Lichter's long list of activities, it includes "Large Wooden Club" buried deep in a long list of language clubs. The List also repeats itself three times.
9th May '14 1:58:11 PM cybishop3
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* ExtremelyShortTimespan: except for a flashback or two, the entire film takes place in a 24-hour period. Not only that, but except for the introduction and epilogue, each about five minutes long, the rest of the movie all takes place at the party.
25th Feb '14 3:51:43 PM morenohijazo
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* LockedInTheBathroom: In a cross between this and LockedInARoom, Kenny (Creator/SethGreen) and Denise (Lauren Ambrose) lock themselves in the upstairs bathroom...and can't get out because the door's broken.
25th Jan '14 11:03:10 AM nombretomado
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** [[DharmaAndGreg Jenna Elfman]] as a stripper dressed as an angel who gives Preston advice.

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** [[DharmaAndGreg [[Series/DharmaAndGreg Jenna Elfman]] as a stripper dressed as an angel who gives Preston advice.
15th Nov '13 2:39:00 PM tropeminer
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* MalaProper:

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* MalaProper: {{Malaproper}}:
14th Nov '13 5:29:43 PM tropeminer
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[[caption-width-right:300:Yesterday's [[TeenDrama history.]] Tomorrow's [[GrowingUpSucks the future.]] Tonight's [[WildTeenParty the party!]][[superscript:[[labelnote:Note:Tagline[[/labelnote]]]]

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[[caption-width-right:300:Yesterday's [[TeenDrama history.]] Tomorrow's [[GrowingUpSucks the future.]] Tonight's [[WildTeenParty the party!]][[superscript:[[labelnote:Note:Tagline[[/labelnote]]]]
party!]]]]
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