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Cool and the Crazy (1994)

TV Movie  |  R  |   |  Drama, Action, Thriller  |  16 September 1994 (USA)
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Unhappily married couple Roslyn and Michael lead separate affairs that lead to violent repercussions for all.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Joannie
Matthew Flint ...
Joey
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Michael
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Roslyn
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Frankie
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Lorraine
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Brenda
Christian Frizzell ...
Bobby
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Crazy
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The Greek
Marianne Bergonzi ...
Louise
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Jack
Rick Singer ...
Neal (as Richard Singer)
Joseph G. Medalis ...
Mr. Wales
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Girl (as Catherine Nagan)
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Storyline

Michael and Roslyn are high school sweethearts who are now married with children in their early 20's. Roslyn's friend, Joannie, convinces her to have an affair with bad boy Joey. Joey is a very bad boy. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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Young... Beautiful... Deadly. See more »

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Drama | Action | Thriller

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Rated R for sexuality, language, violence and drug content | See all certifications »
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16 September 1994 (USA)  »

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When I Catch Her I'll Kill Her  »

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The first, and to date, only feature-length live-action, non-rotoscoped film directed by Ralph Bakshi. See more »

Quotes

Lorraine: So, how's it going over in Burbank with you guys?
Michael: Well, it got real exciting one night - Sullivan had Presley on. It could be worse... I guess.
Lorraine: Well, Michael, hardly any of my friends - probably none -were married at 18 and had a kid at 19. That's got to be hard.
Michael: You live with those sick beatniks in Venice. Most of my friends who grew up with me are married. That's how we all became men.
Lorraine: We're not sick. We're just horny.
Michael: Well, maybe I'll come and visit you one day... if you promise me that you ...
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References Hey Good Lookin' (1982) See more »

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Express Yourself Back Home
Written by Dave Antrell
Published by Autopower Music / Stethoscope Music (BMI) /
Administered by Bug
Performed by Rudy West and The Five Keys
Courtesy of Classic Artists Recordings
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An Odd Film About Infidelity
28 January 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Unhappily married couple Roslyn (Alicia Silverstone) and Michael (Jared Leto) lead separate affairs that lead to violent repercussions for all.

This was one of the last films from American International Pictures, produced by Lou Arkoff and Debra Hill. The director was Ralph Bakshi, who had made his name with "Fritz the Cat" and "Heavy Traffic".

Some credit should be given for the casting, as both leads have now gone on to bigger things and most likely few people have ever seen or even heard of this picture (hardly a gem).

What is most strange is the morality of the narrative. Cheating is not so much a bad thing in itself (according to this film), but bad when things turn violent with the competition. So, I guess, if married women choose better men to have affairs with, the whole thing is no big deal...


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