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Still shot from the movie: Coyote Ugly.

Coyote Ugly

When a sweet girl named Violet (Piper Perabo) decides to swap her New Jersey hometown for the bright lights of New York City to pursue her dreams of becoming a published songwriter, her loving father (John Goodman) is desperately worried. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C-
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: C-
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: D
Run Time: 100
Theater Release: 04 Aug 2000
Video Release:
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Supermodel Tyra Banks (who plays a Coyote named Zoe) stated at the movie’s premiere, that she feels the film is empowering to women. Would you feel empowered if you were forced to remove most of your clothes before you could get a job serving drinks?

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