Whatever It Takes

Whatever It Takes (2000)

How low will they go to get the girls of their dreams?

  • Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
  • Release Date: 2000-03-31
  • User Rating: 5.5/10 from 131 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 34min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Columbia Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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A nerdy teen, Ryan Woodman is smitten with the popular and gorgeous Ashley Grant, who apparently has no interest in him. Meanwhile, dim star athlete Chris Campbell has his eye on Ryan's brainy and beautiful friend, Maggie Carter. The two agree to help each other in their romantic quests, but, as they come closer to their goals, both Ryan and Chris suspect that they might be pursuing the wrong girls.

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  • Jodi Lyn O'Keefe

    as Ashley Grant
  • Shane West

    as Ryan Woodman
  • Marla Sokoloff

    as Maggie Carter
  • James Franco

    as Chris Campbell
  • Aaron Paul

    as Floyd
  • Colin Hanks

    as Cosmo
  • Julia Sweeney

    as Kate Woodman
  • Richard Schiff

    as P.E. Teacher
  • Kip Pardue

    as Harris
  • Nick Cannon

    as Chess Club Kid
  • David Koechner

    as Virgil Doolittle
  • Jay Harrington

    as Cop
  • Vanessa Evigan

    as Vanessa
  • Christine Lakin

    as Sloane
  • Shyla Marlin

    as Shyla
  • Joe Gieb

    as Octopus Ride Operator
  • Ty Granderson Jones

    as Toothless Carnie
  • Scott Vickaryous

    as Stu
  • Romy Rosemont

    as Cosmo's Date
  • Manu Intiraymi

    as Danny
Sound Ed Shearmur Original Music Composer
Editing Ronald Roose Editor
Production William H. Brown Executive Producer
Art Edward T. McAvoy Production Design
Camera Tim Suhrstedt Director of Photography
Art Alan E. Muraoka Art Direction
Sound Bryan Bowen Sound Effects Editor
Production Paul Schiff Producer
Art Debra Echard Set Decoration
Production Randi Hiller Casting
Costume & Make-Up Leesa Evans Costume Design
Writing Mark Schwahn Writer
Production Mark Schwahn Co-Producer
Production Matt Berenson Co-Producer
Crew John Robotham Stunt Coordinator
Directing David Raynr Director
Sound Jonathan Karp Music Editor
Sound Daryl B. Kell Music Editor
Camera Frank Masi Still Photographer
Sound Melissa Sherwood Hofmann Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Randy Kelley Sound Effects Editor
Sound Patrick J. Foley Dialogue Editor
Sound Lauren Stephens Dialogue Editor
Sound Greg Hedgepath Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Brad Sherman Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Sound Hector C. Gika Sound Effects Editor
Sound Drew Webster Sound Recordist
Art Mychael Bates Property Master
Directing Kim Berner Script Supervisor
Sound Scott Sanders Sound Effects Editor
Camera Peter Jensen Steadicam Operator
Production Vicki Dee Rock Executive Producer
Sound Amanda Scheer-Demme Music Supervisor
Sound Steve Cantamessa Sound Mixer