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Casual Sex? (1988)

R | | Comedy | 22 April 1988 (USA)
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Two women friends, with quite different sexual histories, try visiting a health resort to look for a man to settle down with.

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Two girls go away to a holiday resort looking for a change of pace, hoping to meet some nice men for a change. They discover that they can't find the perfect man, and this forces them to reconsider thei attitudes to men in general. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Stacy and Melissa are in search for the world's most endangered species... The Perfect Man. See more »

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22 April 1988 (USA)  »

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Alkalom szüli a szexet  »

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$12,277,096 (USA)
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In this Universal Studios production, top-billed lead actress Lea Thompson, had previously recently worked for this studio on Jaws 3-D (1983), The Wild Life (1984), Howard the Duck (1986) and Back to the Future (1985). Casual Sex? (1988) was the fifth of six movies the actress made at Universal during the 1980s, the sixth and final being Back to the Future Part II (1989). See more »

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During the scene with Melissa at the doctor's office, when she is being told of all the afflictions she has, the doctor incorrectly calls the AIDS virus "Acute Immune Deficiency Syndrome" instead of its correct label of "Acquired Immunnodeficiency Syndrome." See more »

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[After she dumps him.]
Nick: Okay, that's okay. But let me tell you, you're making a big mistake. 'Cause I am going to make it.
Stacy: Good.
Nick: I'm going to be huge. I'm going to be bigger than huge! I'm going to be on the cover of Rolling Stone magaz-- no, forget that. I'm going to be on the cover of Time magazin-- no! Forget that... I... I... am going to have... *more fans than Elvis*!
Stacy: Good.
Nick: Yeah! And I won't even be dead! Think about it.
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Referenced in Take Me Home Tonight (2011) See more »

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(No More) Casual Sex
Performed by Kid Creole and The Coconuts
Written by Kid Creole (as August Darnell) & Stony Browder, Jr.
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Pleasant, light entertainment
30 November 2001 | by (Austin, Texas) – See all my reviews

Movies like this never win awards, never top lists, are never hot topics around the water cooler (do people ever have powwows around water coolers in real life?). This is the kind of movie critics like to cite as evidence of the decline of Western Civilization, because they make easy targets: they don't change lives, and they have few defenders. But, leaving aside Western Civilization for a moment, I want to say a word for the underdog. I watched the tape today, and was struck again by my happy mood after watching it. The story is featherweight, the acting likable if sitcom-ish, and the ending is as sweet as you could ask. Andrew Dice Clay's performance is indeed surprisingly good, and the occasional forays into real dialogue about "the mating game" touch on real issues. "Casual Sex?" won't change your life, but it's a pleasant way to spend a few hours. If you care what the snobs think, just don't tell them.


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