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Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)

Unhappy couples fall apart and hop into other beds with other people.

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Theater instructor Jerry starts an affair with Mary, and that starts a chain of events that affect their respective partners Terri and Barry and other characters in the film, creating a web of relationships. Written by Anonymous

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A modern immorality tale. See more »

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Rated R for graphic sexual dialogue, strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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21 August 1998 (USA)  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$340,288 (USA) (23 August 1998)

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$4,710,749 (USA) (1 November 1998)
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Lots of unbroken takes, especially the scenes at the gallery. See more »

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Barry: So, you want to know what the best lay I ever had? Right. That's easy, it's me. Nobody gives me more pleasure than I give myself
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Could These People Be More Screwed Up?
18 November 2000 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

Good movies do not have to be about pleasant subjects, many excellent films are about depressing subjects or have sad endings. Neil Labute's first two movies are definitely not happy, and delve deeply into the dark side of modern human existence. They both address the same issue, human dysfunction and evil amidst the bounty of white collar America. In "Your Friends and Neighbors", Labute has us eavesdrop on two Yuppie couples and their friends. For various reasons (mostly of a sexual nature), the couplings are disintegrating, and we're treated to listening in on the action; in bedrooms, in restaurants, and in steam rooms. Labute writes excellent dialogue and the movie is well acted. Unfortunately, "Your Friends and Neighbors" lacks the dramatic punch of his first film. We just watch as the characters screw up their lives, and the lives of their supposed friends and loved-ones. Afterwards you just want to take a shower. A toss-up to grade; if it sounds interesting rent it.


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