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Kissing a Fool (1998)

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

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Kissing a Fool  »

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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 film is supposedly inspired by a short story, "The Tale of Impertinent Curiosity", included in Cervantes' "Don Quixote". Cervantes's short story, however, is a tragedy. 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

Max Abbitt: True love cannot be found where it does not truly exist, nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
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References Goodfellas (1990) See more »

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Not bad for a crappy romantic comedy starring David Schwimmer
10 December 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I quite enjoyed it, but admittedly I saw it at midday, when already p*ssed up and feeling like crap... was quite relevant to my situation... still as far as crappy romantic comedy's go its a pretty good one. And David Schwimmer was tolerable (i have previously been of the opinion that he is THE most annoying man in existence). I wouldn't recommend anyone going out and watching it, but if your drowning your sorrows and its on TV, you might as well put it on. Apparently my comment isn't long enough, so I will add that Jason Lee is great, I've only really seen him in Kevin Smith films before, which have fantastic scripts, but it make me respect him more knowing that he can do so well in more conventional and (to be honest) less funny films.


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