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Max is a popular local sports broadcaster and his marriage with attractive Sam is already set up. Max is not sure he wants Sam to be his wife and offers his best friend Jay a test: Jay will... See full summary »

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Storyline

Max is a popular local sports broadcaster and his marriage with attractive Sam is already set up. Max is not sure he wants Sam to be his wife and offers his best friend Jay a test: Jay will try to seduce Sam and if he fails Max will have enough trust in Sam to go on with a marriage. Jay refuses, but soon they become professionally connected with Sam. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for strong language | See all certifications »
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27 February 1998 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$2,308,145 (USA) (27 February 1998)

Gross:

$4,002,640 (USA) (13 March 1998)
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The band featured in some of the scenes shot at the Green Mill is known as the Mighty Blue Kings. See more »

Goofs

When Jay is talking with Max after having locked himself in the small bathroom under the stairway, the inside of the door is covered with striped light wallpaper, as is the whole bathroom. When he opens the door to come out, the inside of the door is painted green. See more »

Quotes

[on Jay putting an end to Max's hedonistic lifestyle]
Jay Murphy: I mean, Max, you don't wanna become that fourty-year-old guy who's still out at the clubs with the silk shirt and gold chains trying to pick up on college girls, do you?
Max Abbitt: Of course not, Jay... at forty, I wanna be the bald guy with a pony-tail and a Harley trying to pick up High School girls.
Jay Murphy: You're an idiot.
Max Abbitt: Yet you're the one in therapy.
Jay Murphy: You're the one who SHOULD be.
Max Abbitt: Maybe you can get me in! I've always wanted to pay a hundred bucks an hour ...
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Not bad at all
19 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

I enjoyed this movie far more than I thought I would. Both male leads give good performances (I never doubted they were really friends, which is rare in a movie) and there were many funny moments, a lot of which came from Bonnie Hunt. The only character that seemed underdeveloped and forced was Natasha - Jason Lee's ex. Their scenes together didn't do much for the movie.


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