Watch John Tucker Must Die
- 1 hr 27 min
John Tucker Must Die is a 2006 teen romantic comedy directed by Betty Thomas, starring Jesse Metcalfe as John Tucker, Ashanti as Heather, Arielle Kebbel as Carrie, Sophia Bush as Beth, Brittany Snow as Kate, and Penn Badgley as Scott. The movie follows the story of four girls who go to the same high school and all have had the misfortune of dating the same guy, John Tucker. They decide to take revenge on him for his mistreatment of them by creating a plan to break his heart. Kate, the newest girl in school, is asked by the Basketball team captain, John Tucker, to go out with him. Knowing his reputation with girls, Kate accepts, only to find out that he is dating two other girls at the same time. When the other three girls find out about John's deception, they decide to get revenge on him, by taking advantage of Kate's newfound popularity. The girls form an unlikely alliance and work together against John. Each one of them takes a different approach, with Heather focusing on John's physical appearance, Beth pretending to be into his hobbies, and Carrie connecting with him emotionally. At first, Kate is reluctant to take part in their plan, but she eventually gives in, and together they devise a foolproof plan to make John fall for her, then break his heart and humiliate him in front of the whole school. The plan initially works, with Kate and John getting closer and closer, much to the anger of the other girls. However, things start to unravel when Kate starts to have genuine feelings for John, causing her to question the plan and her own motives. This leads to a rift between Kate and the other girls and a challenge to their loyalty. As the movie progresses, secrets are revealed, relationships start to change, and the girls' plan starts to fall apart. It becomes clear that John is not the only one who needed to change, as the girls learn to value their friends and their own self-worth. In the end, John Tucker is taught a valuable lesson about the importance of treating people with respect and honesty. Overall, John Tucker Must Die is an entertaining movie that addresses serious themes such as peer pressure, popularity, and self-esteem. The humor and light-heartedness make the movie enjoyable for viewers of all ages, while the strong and relatable female characters make it a refreshing take on the classic high school romantic comedy.