The Girl Next Door (2004 movie)

2004 film directed by Luke Greenfield

The Girl Next Door is a 2004 American teen sex comedy movie. It is directed by Luke Greenfield. It stars Emile Hirsch, Elisha Cuthbert, Timothy Olyphant, James Remar, Chris Marquette and Paul Dano. It also got mixed reviews from critics with Roger Ebert giving it a 1.5 out of 4 stars. It also holds a 56% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

The Girl Next Door
Directed byLuke Greenfield
Screenplay byStuart Blumberg
David T. Wagner
Brent Goldberg
Luke Greenfield (uncredited)
Chris McKenna (uncredited)[1]
Story byDavid T. Wagner
Brent Goldberg
Produced byHarry Gittes
Charles Gordon
Marc Sternberg
StarringEmile Hirsch
Elisha Cuthbert
Timothy Olyphant
James Remar
Chris Marquette
Paul Dano
CinematographyJamie Anderson
Edited byMark Livolsi
Music byPaul Haslinger
Regency Enterprises
New Regency Pictures
Epsilon Motion Pictures
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • April 9, 2004 (2004-04-09)
Running time
108 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$20–21 million[2][3]
Box office$30.4 million[4]

The movie is about a high school senior, Matthew Kidman (Emile Hirsch), who falls in love for the first time with the girl next door, Danielle (Elisha Cuthbert). However, he finds the situation becoming a problem after he learns that she is a one-time pornographic actress.


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  2. "The Girl Next Door | PowerGrid". Archived from the original on 2016-08-22. Retrieved 2020-10-30.
  3. "The Girl Next Door (2004) - Box Office Flops". Archived from the original on 2016-06-16. Retrieved 2020-10-30.
  4. "The Girl Next Door (2004)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved June 17, 2014.

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