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Maybe... Maybe Not (1994)

Der bewegte Mann (original title)
R | | Comedy | 12 July 1996 (USA)
Thrown out by his girlfriend from her apartment, Axel lives for a while with Norbert, a gay man he met some days before.

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Nico van der Knaap ...
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Christof Wackernagel ...
Rüdiger
Martin Armknecht ...
Lutz
Heinrich Schafmeister ...
Klaus Dieter
Helmut Buchel ...
Dirk (as Helmut Büchel)
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Storyline

The handsome young Axel is always on the hunt for women although he already has a girlfriend named Doro. One day Doro catches Axel in the act with another woman. She ends their relationship and throws him out of her apartment. Seeking a new home, Axel is introduced to Walter, a homosexual, who finds Axel quite attractive. Walter takes Axel to a gay party where they meet Norbert, who has a big apartment and is more than willing to let Axel stay for a while because he thinks he can seduce him. Meanwhile, Doro finds out that she is pregnant with Axel's child and now she tries to get him back, not knowing that he lives among homosexuals. This makes for a lot of funny incidents between the gay world and the straight world. But will Doro get Axel back or will he stay with Norbert instead? Written by Harald Mayr <marvin@bike.augusta.de>

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Comedy

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Rated R for sexuality and language, including some explicit sexual dialogue | See all certifications »
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12 July 1996 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$172,000, 19 July 1996

Gross USA:

$366,506, 11 August 1996
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Trivia

At the time of release, this was the biggest grossing homegrown film at the German box office. See more »

Quotes

Doro Feldheim: [after hanged up the phone hearing a male voice] That was a man!
Jutta: So, in addition she's married.
Doro Feldheim: [hysterical] That was a homosexual guy!
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Music and Lyrics by Max Raabe
Performed by Palast Orchester featuring Max Raabe
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Bull Power--HILARIOUS!
18 July 2004 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie a few months ago with my German class, and we were rolling on the floors. At first American audiences might be a little "on edge" when they hear about what the guy does, where he stays, and that he has no idea about the people he is staying with in the beginning. But after getting into it, you see that what he goes through is just so funny, and you can't believe that he didn't see it coming. Plus, the Bull Power is all the more reason to go see, or rent, the movie. I mean I can't believe that they didn't come up with this type of stuff in the U.S. I know a lot of people who would go out and buy it right now if they had the chance. My friends and I now have a fun time talking/joking with our teacher about the movie, and we randomly bring Red Bull energy drinks to class, just to make him laugh. It's a great movie, and everyone should see it. I loved it.


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