Men... (1985)
"Männer..." (original title)

 |  Comedy, Romance  |  30 July 1986 (USA)
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A man's wife leaves him to take up with an artist, so the man responds by becoming the artist's roommate.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Heiner Lauterbach ...
Julius Armbrust
Stefan Lachner
Ulrike Kriener ...
Paula Armbrust
Janna Marangosoff ...
Dietmar Bär ...
Marie-Charlott Schüler ...
Marita Strass (as Marie Ch. Schüler)
Edith Volkmann ...
Frau Lennart
Monika Schwarz ...
Frau in der Bar
Lois Kelz ...
Cornelia Schneider ...
Gabriel Pakleppa ...
Junge in Badewanne
Roland Schreiber ...
Junge am See
Jörg Neumann ...
Herr Neumann
Gerd Huber ...
Werner-Albert Püthe ...
Verkäufer im Herrengeschäft (as Werner Püthe)


A successful, womanizing middle-aged man decides to move out of the house he shares with his wife after she confesses to having an affair. He looks for a new place to live and ends up moving into his wife's lover's apartment as a roommate. The husband begins to take an interest in the artistic work of the lover and coaches him for a big job interview. Little does he know that the job he's helping the lover to get is within his own company... A story about strange circumstances and the limits of friendship. Written by Isabel Piedmont <>

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Referenced in Diese Drombuschs: Abschied im Zorn (1990) See more »


Ich brech die Herzen der stolzesten Frau'n
Performed by Uwe Ochsenknecht
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Really good, really funny... really European.
11 February 1999 | by (Nogales, Arizona) – See all my reviews

Some European movies seem to be better than American movies, this could be one of them. It was really funny, and it was also really European. Why? Because it´s crude, it´s cold, it´s hot, it´s strong.... And I love it!!! Maybe it´s the german humor.

Two men make friends with a woman. One is her husband, and the other one is her lover. The husband finds out that his wife is having an affair, and he develops a very useful trick. It is really funny to watch them start a friendship, and sharing experiences with each other. It is a great movie. Rent it if you see it in blockbuster, or look for it on the T.V. It will be worth it....

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