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Goodbye Lover (1998)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Mystery  |  16 April 1999 (USA)
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Ben and Sandra are hot and provocative lovers, but Sandra is unfortunately married to Ben's younger brother Jake, and soon Jake will find out about Ben.

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Jake Dunmore
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Peggy Blane
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Sgt. Rita Pompano
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Rollins
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Det. Crowley
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Ben Dunmore
Andre Gregory ...
Rev. Finlayson
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Bradley
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Evelyn (as Jo Nell Kennedy)
Akane Nelson ...
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Company Man #1
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Dennis
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Mr. Brodsky
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Ben and Sandra are hot and provocative lovers, but Sandra is unfortunately married to Ben's younger brother Jake, and soon Jake will find out about Ben. Written by Anonymous

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No one's ever been so good at being so bad.


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Rated R for sexuality, language and violence | See all certifications »
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16 April 1999 (USA)  »

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A Sedutora  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,011,175 (USA) (16 April 1999)

Gross:

$1,923,061 (USA) (21 May 1999)
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Last cinema film of George Furth. See more »

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The pinball machine Mike plays has sound effects from the Donkey Kong video game. See more »

Quotes

Sergeant Rita Pompano: What the Hell's wrong with you?
Rollins: I'm just tired of people shirking responsibility for their actions.
Sergeant Rita Pompano: Newsflash: The world is shit, people are bad, we're all gonna die, deal with it.
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At the very end of the credits, there's a new brief scene showing Sandra walking down the aisle in the church with the collection plate in her hands a smile on her face. See more »

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Remade as Race (2008) See more »

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Do You Love Me That Much
Written by Liz Hengber, Will Robinson
Performed by Peter Cetera
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Exhausting twists and wrong turns...
23 October 2005 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Shady married couple conspire to knock-off the husband's rich brother, but when the wife finds out her husband is in cahoots with the brother's spouse, she does some conspiring of her own. Over-plotted mystery-comedy-drama sat a long while on the shelf. Highly mediocre picture does have a great character for Patricia Arquette to play, but it still isn't funny enough nor convincing enough to make much of an impression. Though directed by the esteemed Roland Jaffe, this is just a cartoonish doodle that only served to give several under-used actors (Don Johnson, Ellen DeGeneres, Dermot Mulroney, Mary Louise Parker) a chance to be "colorful". End result is exhausting and tedious. ** from ****


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