Ed's Next Move (1996)

R  |   |  Romance, Comedy  |  27 September 1996 (USA)
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Ed lives in Wisconsin, but he's just been dumped by his girlfriend. So he moves to New York City for a big change...but will he ever find love again? He loves his new job studying the ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Anne (as Cathy Curtin)
Timothy Pilato ...
Hospital Kid
Ramon Moses ...
Greedy Roommate
Eric Weiner ...
Sloppy Roommate
Joshua Astrachan ...
Pot-Smoking Roommate
Fiche Lock Roommate
Devin Eggleston ...
Beach Blanket Roommate
Hyper-Wary Tenant
Dr. Banarjee
Michael Huston ...
Angry Actress
Brush with Happiness Guy (as Voltaire)
Weather Video Guy
Joy Findlay ...
Woman at Party


Ed lives in Wisconsin, but he's just been dumped by his girlfriend. So he moves to New York City for a big change...but will he ever find love again? He loves his new job studying the genetics of different strains of rice. He has a good partnership with his promiscuous roommate Ray. And he's made some great friends, characters at the local diner. But then there's Natalie (Lee for short). She's just what Ed thinks he's looking for, and she's available...or is she? Written by Martin Lewison <lewison+@pitt.edu>

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It's the hardest move a guy has to make.


Romance | Comedy

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Rated R for a scene of sexuality and some language | See all certifications »




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27 September 1996 (USA)  »

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Am Anfang war es Liebe  »

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Nice try Ed, but bad movie...
25 August 1999 | by (Chicago, IL) – See all my reviews

It was an attempt at a contemporary romantic comedy about a guy who moves to the big city ("the toughest move a guy can make"....huh?). After arriving there, he falls for a girl who sings in a folk act. Wackiness does not ensue. This movie certainly wasn't _bad_, but there was not one original thing about it. Jokes like, "guy doesn't want to wake up, so he throws beeping alarm clock out window to street" have been done a million times before on The Partridge Family and Three's Company. This movie is full of ideas that someone else already came up with. Ed certainly seems like a nice guy, and Matt Ross puts on a decent performance, but the movie is boring and unoriginal. If you want to see a really funny movie with a similar plot situation, see Swingers. But I wouldn't bother with Ed...

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