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Casual Sex? (1988)

 -  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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A lighter look at what happens in the dark. See more »

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22 April 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alkalom szüli a szexet  »

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$12,277,096 (USA)
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The direction by Geneviève Robert, the screen-writing by Wendy Goldman and Judy Toll' based on their source stage production, and the two lead roles, starring Lea Thompson and Victoria Jackson, were all performed by women. 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 »

Quotes

[Nick leaves the room to fetch a condom.]
Stacy: [to the camera] This is a miracle! For once it's all up to him. No tubes, no jellies, no furtive trips to the bathroom... I can just sit back and let it happen. I don't have to do anything.
Nick: [returning] I'm not too good with these things. Can you give me a hand putting it on?
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Performed by David Johansen (as Buster Poindexter)
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Pleasant, light entertainment
30 November 2001 | by (Irving, TX) – 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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