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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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Charlie Carlyle (as Marcus Paulk)
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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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The photo that Max takes of Charlie gets mirrored when printed (for his funeral). See more »

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[after almost being robbed at knifepoint]
Max Carlyle: Goddamn New York!
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References H.R. Pufnstuf (1969) See more »

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Air on a G String
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach (as J.S. Bach)
Arranged and Performed by Jacques Loussier
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One of the best movies ever made.
19 May 1999 | by (Örebro, Sweden) – See all my reviews

I can´t understand all the negative reviews of this film. The plot is quite amazing; one night CAN change our life.

It all starts with Snipes; and he talks to the audience (us, that is) and explains the basic plot. Then the movie really starts. From the first minute to the last; this is way one of the best movies i´ve seen. Snipes does his best role ever; Kinsski is one of the best actresses around.

My favorite actor Robert Downey jr is amazing as the AIDS infected artist and wonderful Kyle MacLachlan is great.

This is Mike Figgis best film and way one of the best movies ever.


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