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Kissing a Fool (1998)

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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Samantha Andrews
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Linda Streicher
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Natasha
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Dara
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Cliff Randal
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Vicki Pelam
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Ron Beattie ...
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Bartender / Springer Guest
Tag Mendillo ...
Wedding Guest at Bar / Springer Guest
Justine Bentley ...
Beautiful Woman at Bar
Liza Cruzat ...
Dara's Friend #1
Jessica Mills ...
Dara's Friend #2
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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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dominatrix | chicago illinois | See All (2) »

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There are three sides to every love story. See more »

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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)  »

Also Known As:

Namoro a Três  »

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Box Office

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

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$4,002,640 (USA) (13 March 1998)
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Trivia

Production Designer Charles William Breen plays Jay's literary agent at his book signing. See more »

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In the opening scene, it sounds like the preacher is pronouncing them "Husbands and Wife." To be fair, he may be saying "Husbance", but it is definitely not "Husband." See more »

Quotes

Samantha Andrews: You know that I hadn't dated for two years before you introduced me to Max?
Jay Murphy: I didn't realize that, no.
Samantha Andrews: My whole life had been my work. I'd gone through a heartbreak as well, but I now understand it was just my ego. 'Cause looking back, I don't... I don't think I really loved him. But I cried when I realized that he didn't love me.
Jay Murphy: So the $64,000 question is, how do you know beforehand that you're with the wrong person so you can avoid having them wreak havoc on a large portion of your life?
Samantha Andrews: I ...
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References Candid Camera (1960) See more »

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Grinnin' Like a Chessy Cat
Written by Ross Bon (uncredited)
Performed by The Mighty Blue Kings
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totally dislikeable
29 December 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

every character in this film is totally dislikeable, I very rarely agree with Leonard Maltin but this movie is definitely awful. The David Schwimmer character is more likeable than the Jason Lee character but not very much, which doesnt work because Lee is supposedly the "hero" of the story. He's whining, pathetic and annoying. In reality, neither deserves to get the girl.


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