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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 ...
Receptionist
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Company Man #1
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Dennis
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Newscaster
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Mr. Brodsky
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Storyline

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)  »

Also Known As:

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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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Trivia

Last cinema film of George Furth. See more »

Goofs

Reflected in the windshield of Ben's car when he and Sandra are standing in the driveway of the homeowners who came home early. See more »

Quotes

[Of a locker]
Sergeant Rita Pompano: Keep it clean. Don't let anyone else near it. It's kind of like your dick.
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Crazy Credits

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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References The Sound of Music (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Perry Mason Theme
Written by Fred Steiner
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Very pleasing neo-noir with good cast and lots of humor
25 April 2000 | by (Vienna, Austria) – See all my reviews

I wrote this comment mainly because there are so many negative reviews posted here and fewer positive ones and I think this film definitely deserves better. I liked it very much, have seen it twice, once on the big screen and just now on DVD. It was not the least bit boring the second time even though the film relies heavily on its plot twists and the suspense they produce. I think many people just don't come to terms with cross-overs, they want either a suspense film that takes itself dead serious or a clear cut comedy. I liked the humor in the film and its outrageous characters well played by a perfectly assembled cast. Patricia Arquette is just great, a pleasure to watch! She deserves the price for the funniest sociopath femme fatale ever seen on the silver screen. Vincent Gallo in his tiny role as contract killer is the icing on the cake! The film is superbly shot and directed and features a brilliant soundtrack. I voted it a 9.


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