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It's Pat (1994)

 -  Comedy  -  26 August 1994 (USA)
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The comedic misadventures of a person of indeterminable gender.

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Chris
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Kyle Jacobsen
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Herself
Julie Hayden ...
Stacy Jacobsen
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Doctor
Mary Scheer ...
Nurse
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Mrs. Riley
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Postal Supervisor
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Tippy
Jerry Tondo ...
Sushi Chef
Philip McNiven ...
Sushi Customer
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Curious Sushi Man
Kiyoko Yamaguchi ...
Curious Sushi Woman
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Strip Club Hostess
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Storyline

Pat Riley, an obnoxious busybody of undeterminable sex, meets and falls in love with Chris, a sensitive, caring person also of undeterminable sex. Their relationship suffers because Pat's a lout, and cannot decide on a direction for its life. Meanwhile, Pat's neighbor Kyle falls further and further into obsession with Pat, fascinated by its indeterminate sexuality. Written by James Meek <james@oz.net>

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Rated PG-13 for bizarre gender-related humor | See all certifications »

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26 August 1994 (USA)  »

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It's Pat: The Movie  »

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$60,822 (USA)
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The film did so poorly that it was pulled from theaters one week after its opening weekend. See more »

Goofs

After Pat gets fired from looking into people's mail, he walks into the store to get a few personal items. When he's talking to Tippy about getting the personal items, the eye dropper and the deodorant stick disappear and reappear between shots. Tippy puts the eye dropper and the deodorant stick inside the bag three times. The bag clearly contains three of everything, except the napkins. See more »

Quotes

Chris: I find everything about you... endlessly fascinating.
Pat Riley: Join the club!
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Referenced in The Codes of Gender (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Dude (Looks Like a Lady)
Written by Steven Tyler, Joe Perry and Desmond Child
Performed by Julia Sweeney
Courtesy of Spax Productions
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Sensitive and hilarious....NOT!!
20 June 2012 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

My wife and I play a game while we go on long road trips. It's called "Name the bad Saturday NIGHT LIVE alumnus film". It's a wonderful game--and far longer than the alternative "Name the good Saturday NIGHT LIVE alumnus film"--as there are practically a bazillion films made by ex-SNL actors which are absolutely wretched. Yet, compared to "It's Pat", even horrible films like "Dr. Detroit", "Neighbors" and "Best Defense" look like Oscar-contenders! Yes, this is my nomination for the absolute WORST of the lot (though I have yet to see "Night at the Roxbury" and "Superstar"). Apparently, I am not alone with this--as currently "It's Pat" is ranked #95 on IMDb's infamous Bottom 100 list.

The biggest problem with "It's Pat" is that the Pat sketches on "SNL" were completely unfunny and annoying. But, like too many of the show's skits, they repeated the stupid thing again and again and again. Think about it...THE joke is that Pat's gender is uncertain. Wow...shallow AND offensive...but also completely unfunny. And, with this movie, a five minute bit on "SNL" is stretched out to full-length movie format! While this problem is more than enough, the film also suffers from bad acting (Ms. Sweeney's characterization is dreadful and the epitome of the expression 'one-note'), bad writing, too much crudity and an offensive storyline. After all, jokes about what's inside Pat's pants abound and become tiresome and gross...and that's only three minutes into the film! After a while, it was so oppressively awful that I had to turn it off (my daughter kept threatening to do bodily harm to me if I didn't). Wretched, unfunny and 100% misguided--who in the world thought this abomination would be worth making in the first place?! I think cancer is funnier (and I've had cancer--so I know what I am talking about)!


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