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* AbsurdlyDedicatedWorker: The Global Express deliveryman. You would expect a man who sees his ''truck on fire'' to at least bother to try to put it out before continuing his route.


* ArtisticLicenseGeography: The actual University of Memphis tower dorms were a ''lot'' less glamorous at the time, but the film needed a different physical setup for some of the final shenanigans.

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* ArtisticLicenseGeography: The actual University of Memphis tower dorms were a ''lot'' less glamorous at the time, but the film needed a different physical setup for some of the final shenanigans. Everything in the movie was filmed in Minnesota instead.

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* ArtisticLicenseGeography: The actual University of Memphis tower dorms were a ''lot'' less glamorous at the time, but the film needed a different physical setup for some of the final shenanigans.


* DawsonCasting: Paul Rudd plays an undergrad, and was 29 when the movie was made. Averted with Reese Witherspoon, who 22 at the time.


The next day, Trips realizes his mistake, and enlists Ivy's help to get the package back before it gets to his girlfriend. A series of misadventures later and they find themselves on a road trip across the country, and wondering if he's racing toward the right girl.

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The next day, Trips Tripps realizes his mistake, and enlists Ivy's help to get the package back before it gets to his girlfriend. A series of misadventures later and they find themselves on a road trip across the country, and wondering if he's racing toward the right girl.



* BettyAndVeronica: Kind of inverted. The sweet, blonde, virginal Kim turns out to be [[BitchInSheepsClothing lying and manipulative]], while the streetwise, brunette stripper turns out to be both nicer and more sensitive than she appears.

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* BettyAndVeronica: Kind of inverted. The sweet, blonde, virginal Kim turns out to be [[BitchInSheepsClothing lying and manipulative]], while the streetwise, brunette stripper Ivy turns out to be both nicer and more sensitive than she appears.



* LastGirlWins: Trips starts out willing to do anything to marry his high school sweetheart. By film's end, things have changed.

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* LastGirlWins: Trips Tripps starts out willing to do anything to marry his high school sweetheart. By film's end, things have changed.



* PoorCommunicationKills: Trips starts worrying about his girlfriend cheating on him, and when he tries to call her, her roommate tells him she's "out with The Ricker" and stars ranting about how much noise The Ricker was making last night. Tripps naturally takes this as confirmation of his fears. Turns out that The Ricker is a dog she's taking care of. [[spoiler: Then, at the end, that turns out to be a lie, and she actually ''is'' cheating on him.]]
* ASimplePlan: Once Trips realizes he can't get the letter back, he decides to go to Memphis to intercept it. Sounds easy enough...

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* PoorCommunicationKills: Trips Tripps starts worrying about his girlfriend cheating on him, and when he tries to call her, her roommate tells him she's "out with The Ricker" and stars ranting about how much noise The Ricker was making last night. Tripps naturally takes this as confirmation of his fears. Turns out that The Ricker is a dog she's taking care of. [[spoiler: Then, at the end, that turns out to be a lie, and she actually ''is'' cheating on him.]]
* ASimplePlan: Once Trips Tripps realizes he can't get the letter back, he decides to go to Memphis to intercept it. Sounds easy enough...


The next day, Trips realizes his mistake, and enlists the help of said stripper to get the package back before it gets to his girlfriend. A series of misadventures later and they find themselves on a road trip across the country, and wondering if he's racing toward the right girl.

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The next day, Trips realizes his mistake, and enlists the Ivy's help of said stripper to get the package back before it gets to his girlfriend. A series of misadventures later and they find themselves on a road trip across the country, and wondering if he's racing toward the right girl.


Creator/PaulRudd plays Wyatt Trips, a smart and driven college student who spends most of his time pining over his girlfriend, who goes to a different school a thousand miles away. One night, he becomes convinced his girlfriend is cheating on him, gets drunk, and has a chance encounter with an [[GoodBadGirl impressively canny stripper]] (Creator/ReeseWitherspoon) who convinces him to write a particularly nasty breakup letter and send it by an overnight delivery service.

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Creator/PaulRudd plays Wyatt Trips, Tripps (Creator/PaulRudd) is a smart and driven college student who spends most of his time pining over his girlfriend, who goes to a different school a thousand miles away. One night, he becomes convinced his girlfriend is cheating on him, gets drunk, and has a chance encounter with Ivy Miller (Creator/ReeseWitherspoon), an [[GoodBadGirl impressively canny stripper]] (Creator/ReeseWitherspoon) who convinces him to write a particularly nasty breakup letter and send it by an overnight delivery service.

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''Overnight Delivery'' is a 1998 straight-to-video romantic comedy. The main arc of the film is a highly formulaic RoadTripRomance, made watchable mainly by a pair of highly likeable leads, both of whom are probably more recognizable now than when the movie was made.

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''Overnight Delivery'' is a 1998 straight-to-video DirectToVideo romantic comedy. The main arc of the film is a highly formulaic RoadTripRomance, made watchable mainly by a pair of highly likeable leads, both of whom are probably more recognizable now than when the movie was made.





* AcceptableInevitableTargets: Several scenes poke fun at college students. Including one during a hostage situation.
-->'''Sniper:''' I have a bead on him, sir.
-->'''Police Captain:''' Do not fire until the hostage is clear.
-->'''Sniper:''' But he's only an undergrad, sir.
-->'''Police Captain:''' Nevertheless.


'''''Film/OvernightDelivery''''' is a 1998 straight-to-video romantic comedy. The main arc of the film is a highly formulaic RoadTripRomance, made watchable mainly by a pair of highly likeable leads, both of whom are probably more recognizable now than when the movie was made.

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'''''Film/OvernightDelivery''''' ''Overnight Delivery'' is a 1998 straight-to-video romantic comedy. The main arc of the film is a highly formulaic RoadTripRomance, made watchable mainly by a pair of highly likeable leads, both of whom are probably more recognizable now than when the movie was made.


Creator/PaulRudd plays Wyatt Trips, a smart and driven college student who spends most of his time pining over his girlfriend, who goes to a different school a thousand miles away. One night, he becomes convinced his girlfriend is cheating on him, gets drunk, and has a chance encounter with an [[GoodBadGirl impressively canny stripper]] (ReeseWitherspoon) who convinces him to write a particularly nasty breakup letter and send it by an overnight delivery service.

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Creator/PaulRudd plays Wyatt Trips, a smart and driven college student who spends most of his time pining over his girlfriend, who goes to a different school a thousand miles away. One night, he becomes convinced his girlfriend is cheating on him, gets drunk, and has a chance encounter with an [[GoodBadGirl impressively canny stripper]] (ReeseWitherspoon) (Creator/ReeseWitherspoon) who convinces him to write a particularly nasty breakup letter and send it by an overnight delivery service.


PaulRudd plays Wyatt Trips, a smart and driven college student who spends most of his time pining over his girlfriend, who goes to a different school a thousand miles away. One night, he becomes convinced his girlfriend is cheating on him, gets drunk, and has a chance encounter with an [[GoodBadGirl impressively canny stripper]] (ReeseWitherspoon) who convinces him to write a particularly nasty breakup letter and send it by an overnight delivery service.

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PaulRudd Creator/PaulRudd plays Wyatt Trips, a smart and driven college student who spends most of his time pining over his girlfriend, who goes to a different school a thousand miles away. One night, he becomes convinced his girlfriend is cheating on him, gets drunk, and has a chance encounter with an [[GoodBadGirl impressively canny stripper]] (ReeseWitherspoon) who convinces him to write a particularly nasty breakup letter and send it by an overnight delivery service.


--> '''Driver:''' ''(while driving away in a flaming truck)'' I swear by all that is holy you ''will not stop this package''!

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--> '''Driver:''' ''(while driving away in a flaming truck)'' I swear by all that As God is holy my witness, you ''will not stop this package''!package''! Not on my watch!!


-->'''Sniper:''' I've got a clear shot.
-->'''Police Captain:''' Negative, you might hit the hostage.
-->'''Sniper:''' But sir, it's only an undergrad!
-->'''Police Captain:''' Even so.

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-->'''Sniper:''' I've got I have a clear shot.
bead on him, sir.
-->'''Police Captain:''' Negative, you might hit Do not fire until the hostage.
hostage is clear.
-->'''Sniper:''' But sir, it's he's only an undergrad!
undergrad, sir.
-->'''Police Captain:''' Even so.Nevertheless.

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