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Joe and Mary have been living together in Manhattan for six years. Joe is an actor, who has no agent and no thesping credits, but whose ambitions are very high. He works as a waiter at a ... See full summary »

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Joe and Mary have been living together in Manhattan for six years. Joe is an actor, who has no agent and no thesping credits, but whose ambitions are very high. He works as a waiter at a cafe. Mary works as a make-up stylist for hot fashion photographer Blair, and she pays most of the pair's bills. Joe finally lowers his standards and accepts a degrading bit in a Madonna video, while his friend and co-waiter Bob gets a high-paying job on a soap opera opposite siren Kelly. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$83,488, 1 March 1998, Limited Release

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$247,745, 15 March 1998
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Trivia

Bronson Pickett's character's name, Rubio, means "blonde" in Spanish. See more »

Goofs

When Bob tells Ernst that he and Joe are not gay, a microphone appears from above. See more »

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Mary: Want to see my driver's license?
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A big wet one to SNIFFY MELONHEAD At D.W.M. Bulldozers See more »

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References The Little Mermaid (1989) See more »

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Hanky Panky
Performed by Madonna
Written by Madonna and Patrick Leonard
Courtesy of Sire Records by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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A real pleasure.
13 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

Set in the world of struggling actors and models, this is an intelligent comedy with just a hint of seriousness. It's well-written with good performances by its large, mostly younger cast. The humor is for adults, so if you're looking for big belly-laughs and gross-out situations, you'll be disappointed. The number of characters threatened to be a bit too many but that's not a major problem. I found 'The Real Blonde' funnier and more entertaining than lots of comedies that get far more publicity and have much more box-office success.


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