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Your Friends & Neighbors (1998)

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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Three couples. A dozen relationships. A million problems. See more »


Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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




Release Date:

21 August 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Friends and Neighbors  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$340,288 (USA) (21 August 1998)


$4,710,749 (USA) (30 October 1998)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


All the clothing in the film was designed by Calvin Klein. He donated it all after being asked by supermodel Christy Turlington, who was then dating the film's star, Jason Patric. See more »


Barry: Do you think you're good?
Cary: What?
Barry: I mean, do you think you're a good person?
Cary: Hey, come on, I'm trying to eat lunch here.
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Referenced in The Place on the Corner (2014) See more »


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Written by Ib Glindemann (as Dan Kirsten)
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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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