Can't Hardly Wait

Synopsis: It's high school graduation and, like all seniors, they want to party. So, 500 high school seniors look forward to a party while, in the meantime, a boy wants to get a girl he's loved for years who just broke up with her boyfriend, and one head-case who wants revenge on a lifelong bully. So, the party comes, things develop. People have sex, drink, and go along with most of the guidelines of a high school graduation party.
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Production: Columbia Pictures
  2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
100 min

- Wait. How come he gets to be Boba Fett?

- Really, it doesn't matter.

All right, fine. You're Boba Fett,

you're Grand Moff Tarkin.

- I don't wanna be Grand Moff Tarkin.

- All right. You know what? Fine.

You're both Kiss dolls.

You set up here.

Now, I will lead Mike

and one of his random jock friends...

behind the pool house to here...

and here...

where you two will be waiting.

You jump down on them,

rendering them unconscious...

with the chloroform

that we mixed in chem lab.

Then we strip off

said jocks' clothes...

and take Polaroids of them

in a lurid, naked embrace.

Geez, do you think

there'll be any girls there?

Are you kidding me?

People may even be having sex tonight.

Yo, I gotta have sex tonight.

I mean, peep this.

They say in here...

92%%% of honeys at UCLA

are sexually active.

92`%` of women in Los Angeles

at UCLA walking around goin'...

"Class or sex?

What shall I do?"

92`/`, yo!

You know what that means, don't you?

That means I gots a 92`%` chance

of embarrassing myself.

I roll up on that shortie, like,

"What's up, yo?"

She be like, "You don't know 20 ways

to make me call you Big Papa."

- 'Cause I don't, yo.

- Rest in peace.

What's up, man?

- Who be the lucky honey?

- Yo, I ain't decided yet, right.

But I figure all the bitches

in the class gonna be at this party.

You know, I gots to give 'em all

an equal opportunity to Special K.

It took me all day,

but I narrowed it down...

to a list of ten

very lucky finalists.

- You know what I'm sayin'?

- Well, what's up, man?

- You wanna see? Check this out.

- Yeah.


The love kit.

Oh, damn, man.

Our boy's a fag, yo.

- Who's a fag?

- Yo, both of y'all.

That is a fragrance

of love-scented candle, bitch. Damn.

Yo, you actually think

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Deborah Kaplan

Deborah Kaplan (born November 11, 1970) is an American screenwriter and film director. Raised in Abington, Pennsylvania, Deborah Kaplan met her creative partner Harry Elfont while they were both enrolled at the Tisch School of the Arts of New York University (NYU). They have since written several films together, and directed two: Can't Hardly Wait and Josie and the Pussycats. Kaplan married actor Breckin Meyer (who had small roles in both of the films she directed) on October 14, 2001. They have two children together, a daughter named Keaton Willow, born on December 31, 2003 and another daughter named Clover. The marriage ended in divorce in 2012. more…

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