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Jeffrey (1995)

Jeffrey, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decides to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth ... See full summary »

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Jeffrey, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decides to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying. Written by Trena Cormier <tc691278@condor.bcm.tmc.edu>

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It's Just Sex! (Germany only) See more »

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Rated R for strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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18 August 1995 (USA)  »

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Jeffrey - Valami más  »

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$3,487,767 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Sir Patrick Stewart was reading the script for this film while Star Trek: Generations (1994) was in production. He found it so sad, that he used it to produce the appropriate feelings necessary for weeping during the scene where he finds out that his family back on Earth has perished in a fire. See more »

Goofs

In the cloakroom scene at the memorial, the door to the room is left ajar when the characters enter the room, but in some of the cuts you can see that it is closed. Many of the cuts showing the door both ajar and closed are immediately back to back making the change very obvious. See more »

Quotes

Sterling: Two cappuccinos. Thank you, darling. Big kiss. The earring - fun... last year.
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Referenced in Film Geek (2005) See more »

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On the Way to Your Heart
Written by Stephen Endelman & Bob Russell
Performed by Ross Hill, Richard Hilton, Jared Barkan & Andrew Rathbun
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Entertaining, if not great cinema
25 May 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When Rudnick's right, he's unbeatable (Addams Family Values, In & Out) and when he's not, he reeks (Isn't She Great). Not having seen Jeffrey as a play, I can't attest to its workability in that form, but as a film, it never really gets off the ground. But as a series of loosely-connected vignettes, it's entertaining.

The cameos by various stars are very good; Patrick Stewart's performance outshines the vehicle; and a number of trenchant points about America's ongoing confusion about sexuality are made.

I have to keep writing because there's a minimum number of lines of text, which is a completely stupid rule.


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