Three friends get together and bury a box making a pact to open it at midnight at their high school graduation. In the little town in Georgia that they live in, things soon change. One is little miss perfect, one is an engaged prom queen, and the other is a pregnant outcast. The night of graduation, they open the box and they strike up a conversation. All of a sudden, one brings up the topic of her going to Los Angeles for a record contract audition. They all decide to go together and they leave. With a little money, they set out on the road with a guy named Ben. When one of them tells the other a rumor that he might be a homicidal maniac they are all scared of him. When they reach LA, Lucy falls in love with Ben and against her father's wishes, she stays and she goes to the audition.
- Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
- Studio: Paramount, Summit Entertainment, MTV Films, Zomba Films
- Keyword: parent child relationship, karaoke, dream, pop singer, virgin, graduation, friendship, high school, road trip, unfaithful boyfriend, hospital, rebellious daughter, on the road, pop music, audition, teenage pregnancy, duringcreditsstinger, mother daughter estrangement, woman director, song writing
- Cast: Britney Spears, Zoe Saldaña, Taryn Manning, Anson Mount, Dan Aykroyd, Kim Cattrall