Win a Date With Tad Hamilton! (2004)



Critic Consensus: Formulaic romantic comedy works better than it should thanks to a charming cast.

Movie Info

Robert Luketic (Legally Blonde) directs the romantic comedy Win a Date With Tad Hamilton! from a screenplay by TV scriptwriter Victor Levin. Famous Hollywood actor Tad Hamilton (soap opera star Josh Duhamel making his film debut) is trying to promote his new movie. His manager (Sean Hayes) and his agent (Nathan Lane) both convince him to participate in a dating contest in order to improve his bad-boy image. The contest is won by Rosalee Futch (Kate Bosworth), an attractive young checkout girl … More

Rating: PG-13 (for sexual content, some drug references and language)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Victor Levin
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 20, 2004
Box Office: $16.9M
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as Rosalee Futch

as Tad Hamilton

as Tad Hamilton

as Richard Levy the Dri...

as Richard Levy the Sha...

as Henry

as Cathy Feely

as Angelica

as Mrs. Stemkowski

as Nurse

as Porsche Woman

as George Ruddy

as Gorgeous Woman

as Mickey, Tad's Driver

as Reporter

as Rosalee's Limo Drive...

as Hotel Clerk

as Policeman Tom

as 90-Year-Old Man

as Herself

as Maitre d'

as Roger Bodger

as Herself

as Himself

as Paparazzi
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Critic Reviews for Win a Date With Tad Hamilton!

All Critics (155) | Top Critics (40)

The actors, especially Grace, fight hard against a schizoid script (the kids are rubes one sec, hipsters the next) and cotton-candy direction from Robert Luketic.

January 29, 2004
Rolling Stone
Top Critic

It must be admitted that the final 10 minutes of Win A Date With Tad Hamilton! are likable: one cliche following another, but with charming restraint. Or it might just have been that the movie's simple-mindedness wore me down.

Full Review… | January 27, 2004
Top Critic

Fluffy, but well-made and irresistibly cute.

Full Review… | December 29, 2010
Common Sense Media

A reliably warm and sweet film...

Full Review… | April 29, 2009
Cinema Crazed

Puppy love at its most bearable!

March 31, 2007
Bean Soup Times

Fails to produce one single convincingly realistic moment.

Full Review… | May 4, 2005
Lessons of Darkness

Audience Reviews for Win a Date With Tad Hamilton!


Cute feel-good movie which I always enjoy. Okay, it's pretty silly, but I can't help but like it.
I didn't realize Ginnifer Goodwin was in this, so that's another plus, I don't think I knew who she was last time I watched this years ago. Good cast including Topher Grace and Sean Hayes. Just a nice little far fetched story.

Nicki Marie

Super Reviewer

Really enjoyed this film. Topher Grace is adorable! The ending made me have a smile on my face. A must see chick flick!

Bethany Murphy

Super Reviewer


This movie was cute, but that's about it. I didn't laugh or even giggle very much. I think the ending may have bumped it up half a star, I didn't see that exact ending coming and thought it was clever. The deleted scenes were funnier than the movie. I mean Paris Hilton parachuting into Tad's pool...why wasn't that in the movie?

Megan S

Super Reviewer

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