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Writer (WGA):
Neil LaBute (written by)
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Release Date:
21 August 1998 (USA) See more »
Three couples. A dozen relationships. A million problems. See more »
Unhappy couples fall apart and hop into other beds with other people. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
2 wins & 4 nominations See more »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Amy Brenneman ... Mary

Aaron Eckhart ... Barry

Catherine Keener ... Terri

Nastassja Kinski ... Cheri

Jason Patric ... Cary

Ben Stiller ... Jerry
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Josh Dotson ... Co-worker (uncredited)

Lola Glaudini ... Jerry's Student (uncredited)

Directed by
Neil LaBute 
Writing credits
Neil LaBute (written by)

Produced by
Steve Golin .... producer
Alix Madigan .... executive producer (as Alix Madigan-Yorkin)
Jason Patric .... producer
Stephen Pevner .... executive producer
Philip Steuer .... co-producer
Cinematography by
Nancy Schreiber 
Film Editing by
Joel Plotch 
Casting by
Mali Finn 
Production Design by
Charles William Breen  (as Charles Breen)
Set Decoration by
Jeffrey Kushon 
Costume Design by
April Napier 
Makeup Department
Tarra D. Day .... assistant makeup artist (as Tarra Day)
Desne J. Holland .... key makeup artist (as Desne Holland)
Janine Rath .... key hair stylist
Production Management
Tim Clawson .... executive in charge of production
Tim Clawson .... unit production manager
Joel Hatch .... production supervisor
Glenn Kiser .... post-production supervisor: Propaganda Films
Linda Shamest .... post-production supervisor (as Linda Rae Shamest)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Albert Cho .... first assistant director
Todd Y. Murata .... second assistant director
Art Department
Karl Beilstein .... propmaker foreman
William Biggerstaff .... paint foreman
Bryan Duff .... property master
Eli Effner .... propmaker foreman
Ken Gutierez .... swing
Werner Hoetzinger .... swing
Alex Katz .... main title artwork
Kimberly O. Killgore .... assistant property master
Melissa Mollo .... art department coordinator
Roy 'Bucky' Moore .... property master
Rhonda Paynter .... on-set dresser
R.H. Phister .... artist: gallery scenes
Erik Polczwartek .... leadman
Daniel Turk .... construction coordinator (as Daniel E. Turk)
Danny L. Turk .... propmaker
Sound Department
Bradford Bell .... digital/analog sound engineer
Felipe Borrero .... sound mixer
Zane D. Bruce .... foley artist (as Zane Bruce)
Seth Clarke .... apprentice sound editor
Thomas Cunliffe .... boom operator
Chris David .... sound re-recording mixer
Dane A. Davis .... supervising sound editor
Tom Debold .... apprentice sound editor
Barbara Delpuech .... assistant sound editor (as Barbara Way)
George Flores .... sound assistant
Thomas Kilzer .... apprentice sound editor
Frank Long .... digital/analog sound engineer
Matthew Machado .... apprentice sound editor
Noel McIntosh .... digital/analog sound engineer
Todd Niesen .... sound editor (as Todd A. Niesen)
Jeffrey Perkins .... sound re-recording mixer
Geoffrey G. Rubay .... sound editor (as Geoffrey Rubay)
Joseph T. Sabella .... foley artist (as Joe Sabella)
Jackson Schwartz .... adr mixer
Jackson Schwartz .... foley artist
Christopher Sheldon .... supervising sound editor
Visual Effects by
Dave Fiske .... digital effects coordinator (as David Fiske)
Ray McIntyre Jr. .... digital effects supervisor
Camera and Electrical Department
Antonio Aguilar .... grip
Jason Andrew .... rigging grip
Bruce Birmelin .... still photographer
John A. Burke .... first assistant camera
Jeffrey A. Cunningham .... assistant camera (as Jeffrey Allan Cunningham)
Shomari Davis .... rigging grip
Neil Fleischbein .... grip
Kristin R. Glover .... camera operator (as Kristin Glover)
Paul A. Hardiman .... rigging best boy (as Paul Hardiman)
Dan Hofstad .... electrician (as Daniel Hofstad)
Richard Kuhn .... key grip
Jeff Levy .... gaffer (as Jeffrey A. Levy)
Gary Louzon .... key rigging grip
David Luckenbach .... Steadicam operator (as Dave Luckenbach)
Christian Rice .... rigging gaffer
Beau Damon Richards .... electrician
John Ridenour .... best boy grip
Bruce Sharp .... best boy electric
William Skinner .... electrician
Andrew Smith .... electrician
Gina Villalobos .... camera loader
Tony Willard .... dolly grip
Casting Department
Emily Schweber .... casting associate
Maureen Whalen .... casting assistant (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Laurie Henricksen .... set costumer
Lynette Meyer .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Andrea Bottigliero .... first assistant film editor
Keith Brachmann .... assistant film editor
Joseph Butler .... apprentice film editor
Mike Milliken .... color timer
Theresa Repola Mohammed .... negative cutter
Tom Seid .... assistant film editor (as Thomas Seid)
George Carlston .... colorist: dailies (uncredited)
Music Department
Ron Finn .... music editor
Frankie Pine .... music supervisor
Dawn Soler .... executive in charge of music: PolyGram Filmed Entertainment (as Dawn Solér)
Steve Kaminski .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Joe Barreras .... driver
Jeff Bova .... transportation captain
Frank Gallardo .... driver
Tui Letuli .... driver
Antonio Molina .... transportation coordinator
Sean J. Moore .... driver
Billy Ray Poole .... driver
Bro Richmond .... driver (as Maro Uo Richmond)
Jim Shea .... driver
Other crew
Erin Alexander .... assistant: Ben Stiller
Gina Amoroso .... assistant: Mr. Golin
Jana Avey .... stand-in
Scott Bauer .... set production assistant
Melissa J. Brantley .... assistant: Mr. LaBute
Thomas Brunelle .... additional voice
Darin Burt .... assistant location manager
William Calvert .... additional voice
Dea Cantu .... script supervisor
Karen Chalk Wheeler .... post-production accountant
Richard E. Chapla Jr. .... production coordinator
Rita Lisa Danao .... key set production assistant
Nour Dardari .... production accountant
Josh Dotson .... stand-in (as Joshua Dotson)
Geno Escarrega .... assistant location manager
Leigh French .... additional voice
Eddie Frierson .... additional voice
Craig Glaser .... craft service
Jennifer S. Gottlieb .... key set production assistant
Brett Greenstein .... assistant: Mr. Golin
Jeff Gross .... assistant production coordinator
Ellen Hofstadter .... accounting supervisor (as Ellen Hofstadter-Shapiro)
Frederick T. King Jr. .... production office assistant
Robert Lamkin .... caterer (as Robert A. Lampkin)
Andrea Larsen .... first assistant accountant
Luisa Leschin .... additional voice
Christie Mellor .... additional voice
Phil J. Minsky .... caterer
Kevin B. Piatt .... set medic
Walter Raney .... assistant: Mr. Patric
Noel Reyes .... caterer
Mark Rodriguez .... set production assistant
Hilary Russell .... set production assistant
Ruth Silveira .... additional voice
Christopher W. Trott .... location manager (as Christopher Trott)
Sarah Voigt .... production office assistant (as Sarah Curran Voigt)
Molly Ward .... assistant to cast
Michael Wat .... payroll accountant
Suzanne Coker .... body double (uncredited)
Paul Hargrave .... executive location manager: Propaganda Films (uncredited)
Maria Williams .... assistant: Ben Stiller (uncredited)
Don Finn .... thanks (as Donn Finn)
Crew verified as complete

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Rated R for graphic sexual dialogue, strong sexuality and language
100 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Outside of the six main characters, no one else plays a role in the film.See more »
Terri:Why do you find it so hard to fathom that I'd want to be with a woman? I mean, I wanted to be with you. Now I want to be with her. That's all.See more »
Movie Connections:
Quartet Op. 105, No.14See more »


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7 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
How many ways can a movie fail?, 2 April 1999
Author: Blackfly

Your Friends and Neighbors failed in just about every way a movie can fail. The characters were uninteresting and obnoxious. Normally I can deal with a movie in which I dislike every one of the characters, but in this case I just wanted them all to die. I know that sounds harsh, but you'll feel that way too if you have to sit through the thing. There's nothing wrong with the characters being outright malicious, or even spineless (though I don't think the characters were intended to be portrayed so), but what I can't stand is two dimensional characters. I don't know if it was the bad acting or bad writing which was responsible for this, but certainly this movie had an abundance of both. Well, when all else fails, enjoy the dialog right? This brings me to my other big problem with this movie. Basically it was very frank sex discussion mixed in with dialog that could have been written by just about any 8th grader. Grown people just do not go around talking like horny junior highschoolers. As a matter of fact, grown people do not go around acting like horny junior highschoolers either. The movie was entirely too long and had way too much dead space. The script was terrible, the characters were terrible, the dialog was terrible, the plot only served to hilight the complete lack of substance to the movie, and I just wanted it to end. If you ever find yourself faced with a choice between Chinese water torture or Your Friends and Neighbors, I strongly urge you not to pick the movie.

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