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It's Pat (1994)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 26 August 1994 (USA)
The comedic misadventures of a person of indeterminate 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
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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
Julianne Christie ...
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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It's Pat: The Movie  »

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£8,000,000 (estimated)

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$60,822 (USA)
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"Pulp Fiction" came out in theaters 7 weeks after "It's Pat" premiered, and also features appearances by both Kathy Griffin and Julia Sweeney. Some critics have noted that Sweeney and Griffin both had the distinction of acting in one of the best movies of 1994, and also one of the worst movies of 1994. See more »

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While Kyle is watching Pat on "America's Weirdest People" his shirt has a blue collar. After the show ends, his shirt has a red collar. See more »

Quotes

[Pat falls down a flight of stairs]
Kyle Jacobs: Are you all right... um... um... you there?
Chris: Yeah, hon. Did you break anything?
Pat Riley: Oh, I crushed my nuts!
Kyle Jacobs: Ooooh, that's got to hurt!
Pat Riley: Oh, shoot!
[holding up crushed walnuts]
Pat Riley: There goes my afternoon snack!
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During the closing credits, audio of Kathy Griffin and Kyle is heard. Kathy is now back on her radio show and one of her callers turns out to be Kyle, whose obsession with Pat has now caused him to become a cross-dresser. See more »


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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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