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Friends & Lovers (1999)

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Friends for ten years, a group of twenty-somethings head for the ski slopes as guests of Ian's father. (Ian and dad are estranged because dad worked too many hours when Ian was a lad.) Dad ... See full summary »

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Jane McCarthy
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Friends for ten years, a group of twenty-somethings head for the ski slopes as guests of Ian's father. (Ian and dad are estranged because dad worked too many hours when Ian was a lad.) Dad has something to say, but Ian won't listen. Meanwhile, David is gay and virginal; Ian's business partner, Keaton, is unhappy that his sister Jane is pregnant with no plans to tell the father; Lisa is everybody's pal and no one's lover; John, stuck in adolescence, is always on the make. He brings German-born stunner, Carla, and promptly loses her affection to Hans, a fast-talking ski instructor. David meets Manny: they have chess in common. Soon, surprises abound as relationships take new turns. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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16 April 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Opening Weekend:

$33,543 (USA) (16 April 1999)

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$94,633 (USA) (7 May 1999)
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The echoes we hear when they're at the ski slope would never sound like that anywhere outdoors. See more »

Quotes

Jane McCarthy: There's no shortage of losers in the world.
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Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »

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Friends & Lovers
Music by Emilio Kauderer
Lyrics by Ali Olmo
Performed by Ali Olmo
Aleseb Music BMI
Mugsy Music BMI
Josi W. Konski Music ASCAP
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OK for what it is.
9 February 2001 | by (Honolulu, Hawaii) – See all my reviews

I didn't think this was such a bad movie. I've certainly seen worse. As for Robert Downey Jr.'s accent, it was supposed to be bad (his character was from New Jersey!). I like Danny Nucci, and I wish I could see him get better roles. All in all, I think this is a fair movie. 5/10


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