The Hottie & the Nottie (2008)

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  • IMDb page: The Hottie & the Nottie (2008)
  • Rate: 1.9/10 total 25,491 votes 
  • Genre: Comedy | Romance
  • Release Date: 21 February 2008 (Russia)
  • Runtime: 91 min
  • Filming Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Gross: $1,596,232(Worldwide)(14 September 2008)
  • Director: Tom Putnam
  • Stars: Paris Hilton, Joel David Moore and Christine Lakin
  • Original Music By: David E. Russo   
  • Soundtrack: All the Ladies in the House
  • Sound Mix: Dolby Digital
  • Plot Keyword: Friend | Blister | Los Angeles California | Repetition In Title | Retardation

Writing Credits By:

  • Heidi Ferrer (written by)

Known Trivia

  • In the February 11th issue of the Houston Chronicle, it was determined that, based on box office receipts, an average of only 28 people per theatre saw the movie opening weekend.
  • Shot in less than 5 weeks.
  • When this film was released in the United Kingdom, it was advertised as being “The Number One Film”, with smaller print revealing what it was the number one film of: the Internet Movie Database’s Bottom 100 (which it was, at the time).

Goofs: Continuity: In the scene at Johann's house having dinner on the picnic table. Johann's mole is on the left side of his face in, yet when they cut to him saying "Have you ever done any modeling? You have unbelievable bone structure", Johann's mole is on the right side of his face.

Plot: Nate moves to L.A. to track down Cristabel, the woman he's been in love with since childhood, only to discover that his plan to woo her only has one hurdle to overcome: what to do with June, Cristabel's ever-present, not-so-hot best friend? What's even more complicating is Nate's growing feelings for June, whose true beauty starts to emerge. |  »

Story: Nate moves to L.A. to track down Cristabel, the woman he's been in love with since childhood, only to discover that his plan to woo her only has one hurdle to overcome: what to do with June, Cristabel's ever-present, not-so-hot best friend? What's even more complicating is Nate's growing feelings for June, whose true beauty starts to emerge.

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Produced By:

  • Kenneth Burke known as line producer
  • Craig Chapman known as co-producer
  • Roger Crotti known as co-producer
  • Jeff Diaz known as associate producer
  • Jeffrey Geller known as associate producer
  • Paris Hilton known as executive producer
  • Grace M. Lee known as co-producer
  • Isaac Lekach known as associate producer
  • Joshua Lekach known as co-producer (as Josh Lekach)
  • Myles Nestel known as producer
  • Victoria Nevinny known as producer
  • Neal Ramer known as producer
  • Hadeel Reda known as producer
  • Hans G. Syz known as executive producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Paris Hilton known as Cristabel Abbott
  • Joel David Moore known as Nate Cooper
  • Christine Lakin known as June Phigg
  • Johann Urb known as Johann Wulrich
  • Adam Kulbersh known as Cole Slawsen
  • The Greg Wilson known as Arno Blount
  • Marianne Muellerleile known as Mrs. Blount
  • Kathryn Fiore known as Jane
  • Scott Prendergast known as Randy – Creepy Albino Guy
  • Morgan Rusler known as Stan – 'Marry Me' Guy
  • Ryan Alvarez known as Extremely Unattractive Guy
  • Erin Cardillo known as Yoga Teacher
  • Samantha Bailey known as Little Girl
  • Jeremy Scott Johnson known as Little Girl's Dad
  • Gino Anthony Pesi known as Cheesy Guy
  • Karley Scott Collins known as Young Cristabel
  • Caleb Guss known as Young Nate
  • Kurt Doss known as Young Arno
  • Alessandra Daniele known as Young June
  • Joe Gieb known as Midget Mime
  • Don Abernathy known as Man on the Pier (uncredited)
  • Walter Delmar known as Geek (uncredited)
  • Lydia Grote known as Little Girl (uncredited)
  • Marcus Lindsey known as Evil Konieval (uncredited)
  • Alexandra Nowak known as Yoga Patron (uncredited)
  • Shadii known as Club Goer (uncredited)
  • Evan Shields known as Club Patron (uncredited)
  • Mario Simone known as Elvis (uncredited)
  • Lorraine Smith known as Herself (uncredited)
  • Brianna Tatiana known as Female Club Patron (uncredited)
  • Henry Fleming Wood known as Club Patron 2 (uncredited)

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  • Merribelle Anderson known as hair stylist
  • Tracey Anderson known as makeup artist
  • Lisa Collins known as makeup artist
  • Christine Curry known as key hair stylist
  • Sara De Pue known as makeup artist (as Sara DePue)
  • Tracey Henton known as makeup artist
  • Dugg Kirkpatrick known as department head hair stylist
  • Calvin Scott known as key makeup artist
  • Randy Westgate known as makeup department head (as Randy S. Westgate)

Art Department:

  • Justin Blecha known as leadman
  • Sarah Geller known as assistant property master
  • Andrew Guinn known as set dresser
  • Dallas Richard Hallam known as on-set dresser
  • Jason E. Hatfield known as swing gang
  • Tony Howell known as set dresser
  • Monique D. McCarthy known as art production assistant
  • Matt Pennington known as construction coordinator
  • Jeffrey K. Shu known as carpenter
  • Dick Smart known as lead scenic

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Production Companies:

  • Paris Hilton Entertainment
  • Purple Pictures
  • Summit Entertainment

Other Companies:

  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  cranes
  • Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment  dollies
  • Eisner & Frank  production legal
  • Film Finances  completion guarantor
  • Magic Film and Video Works  negative cutting
  • Media Distributors Film Source  Fuji film provided by
  • Pfaff Protective Group  security
  • Reeltime Creative  advertising agency (website)
  • f-Stop  opticals

Distributors:

  • Regent Releasing (2008) (USA) (theatrical)
  • All Interactive Distribution (2008) (Australia) (DVD)
  • Cinestar (2008) (Philippines) (theatrical)
  • Shaw Organisation (2008) (Singapore) (theatrical)
  • Genius Entertainment (2008) (USA) (DVD)
  • Liberation Entertainment (2008) (USA) (DVD)
  • Odeon (2008) (Cyprus) (all media)
  • Odeon (2008) (Greece) (all media)
  • Paradise Group (2008) (Russia) (all media)
  • Sandrew Metronome Distribution (2008) (Finland) (DVD)
  • Warner Home Video (2008) (Netherlands) (DVD)

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Special Effects:

  • Mammoth Visual Effects (visual effects)

Visual Effects by:

  • Kelly Sandefur known as visual effects supervisor

Release Date:

  • USA 8 February 2008 (limited)
  • Russia 21 February 2008
  • Ukraine 28 February 2008
  • UK 28 March 2008
  • Singapore 17 April 2008
  • Turkey 2 May 2008
  • Thailand 5 June 2008
  • Philippines 25 June 2008
  • Australia 21 July 2008 (DVD premiere)
  • Croatia 24 July 2008
  • Iceland 28 August 2008 (DVD premiere)
  • Finland 3 September 2008 (DVD premiere)
  • Greece 22 September 2008 (DVD premiere)
  • Hungary 21 October 2008 (DVD premiere)
  • Netherlands 18 November 2008 (DVD premiere)
  • South Korea 17 June 2010

MPAA: Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content

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Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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