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The Velocity of Gary (1998)

Valentino is an Ex Adult film star very much in love with his girlfriend Mary Carmen....and boyfriend Gary. Things take a tragic turn when Valentino is rushed to the hospital after ... See full summary »

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Valentino is an Ex Adult film star very much in love with his girlfriend Mary Carmen....and boyfriend Gary. Things take a tragic turn when Valentino is rushed to the hospital after collapsing on a city street and is diagnosed with HIV/AIDS...Forcing Mary Carmen and Gary to push aside their jealousy & differences to take care of the man they both love while he is dying. Ultimately finding comfort, understanding, and strength in the other. Written by ~~Pixie~~

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Rated R for strong sexual content, language, some drug use and violent images | See all certifications »
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16 July 1999 (USA)  »

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The Velocity of Gary* *(Not His Real Name)  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Venus: Twixt opptimist and pessimist: the difference is droll.
Coco: One sees the doughnut, the other the hole.
Venus: [both] FAGOT!
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very moving film
4 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

Not a main stream movie by any means. This movie is funny, exciting, sad, and uplifting. See this film for Thomas Jane, Salma Hayek, the funny drag queens and the cool photography. I liked the music too. The film was a little slow in some parts but well worth


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