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One Night Stand (1997)

Los Angeles advertisement director Max visits his friend, artist Charlie, who was diagnosed with A.I.D.S. in New York. There he meets Karen, they are attracted to each other and after they ... See full summary »

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Los Angeles advertisement director Max visits his friend, artist Charlie, who was diagnosed with A.I.D.S. in New York. There he meets Karen, they are attracted to each other and after they meet later that day at the concert, they have a passionate night. Then he returns home to L.A. to his family and wife Mimi. A year later Max returns to New York again to visit Charlie who is now dying, and there he meets Karen again, who is married to Charlie's brother Vernon. Written by Anonymous

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It was just one night that changed everything.

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Rated R for strong sexuality and language, and for drug content | See all certifications »
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14 November 1997 (USA)  »

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$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$978,819 (USA) (14 November 1997)

Gross:

$2,618,335 (USA) (12 December 1997)
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According to the book "Robert Downey Jr - The fall and rise of the comeback kid", Mike Figgis and Robert Downey Jr. met at Kate Mantilini's, a restaurant on Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills to discuss this movie. Downey arrived two hours late, barefoot, high and carrying a purse with a gun sticking out of it. Figgis was shocked at first but started a conversation anyway. Downey, who had lost a lot of weight because of his addiction, still expected to be offered the lead role of Max. Figgis offered him the part of Charlie, a man dying of AIDS instead. This in turn gave Downey a shock, but after taking a good look in the mirror (and doing a line of coke) he decided to accept the part. See more »

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Karen's hairclip is different in the scene entering the concert and in the walk home afterwards. See more »

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Charlie: Why were you kissing my sister-in-law?
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Featured in Bad Movie Beatdown: One Night Stand (2012) See more »

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The Minstrel Boy
Written by Thomas Moore
Performed by the Pipes & Drums of the Emerald Society
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A tremendous endeavor
23 June 2001 | by (Castle Rock,CO) – See all my reviews

At first I had a knee jerk reaction to the fact that infidelity played a role in the rearrangement of people's lives. However, what got me off my high horse was Robert Downey Jr's character Charlie. Charlie was the equalizer in this film which brought everything and everyone together. The message became crystal clear as Charlie candle slowly burned out, but what better way could a man ask to leave this world. Charlie truly left us all with something to live on for, OUR HAPPINESS.... 9 out of 10


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