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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 City. There he meets Karen, they are attracted to each other and after ... See full summary »

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Charlie Carlyle (as Marcus Paulk)
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Saffron Carlyle
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Charlie's Father
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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 City. 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 Los Angeles to his family, and wife Mimi. A year later, Max returns to New York City again to visit Charlie, who is now dying, and there he meets Karen again, who is married to Charlie's brother Vernon.

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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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Bir gecelik ask  »

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Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$978,819, 16 November 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,618,335, 14 December 1997

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,600,000, 4 January 1998
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Trivia

Joe Eszterhas wrote the original script, which was a series of loosely-connected sex scenes. When Mike Figgis took over the project, and re-wrote most of the script, Ezsterhas decided to take his name off the film. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Mimi Carlyle: I wonder what's got into Oscar. Does he smell another bitch on you?
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Soundtracks

When You Leave this World
Written by Tony Braunagel, Johnny Lee Schell, "Hutch" Hutchinson, Darrell Leonard, Joe Sublett, Scarlet Rivera, Marty Grebb
Performed by Padlock
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A tremendous endeavor
23 June 2001 | by 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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