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Three to Tango (1999)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 22 October 1999 (USA)
A rich businessman's assumption that his new colleague is gay leads him to ask the man to keep an eye on his mistress. However, the man is not gay, and begins to fall for the woman himself.

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Kevin Cartwright
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Strauss
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Decker
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Lenore
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Olivia Newman
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Rick
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Zack
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Bill
Kent Staines ...
Gallery Owner
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Cabbie
Michael Proudfoot ...
Diner Waiter
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Storyline

A rich businessman, Dylan McDermott, mistakenly believes that Matthew Perry, who is bidding on a $90 million restoration contract, is gay and asks him to keep tabs on his mistress, Neve Campbell. Perry, who is not gay, falls for Neve in a big way but she thinks he's gay. Written by Tony Zackin <tzackin@hotmail.com>

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All's fair in the war of love.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sex-related situations and language | See all certifications »

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22 October 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Appuntamento a tre  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,406,135 (USA) (22 October 1999)

Gross:

$10,544,143 (USA) (10 December 1999)
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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This movie had the distinct honor of earning 5 Bags of Popcorn from renowned movie expert, Gregg Turkington of "On Cinema" fame. See more »

Goofs

In the scene at Amy's apartment, Oscar serves champagne in two glasses: one green and one crystaline. When Amy gets out of the shower, Oscar hands her the green glass. But in the next shot, when Amy and Oscar make a toast and lift their glasses, the glasses have been switched: Oscar holds the green glass and Amy the crystaline one. See more »

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[When Peter clicks his pen, it's supposed to signal to Oscar that he's rambling]
Oscar Novak: Hey, you have a Buddha! Oh, I love Buddhas.
[Peter clicks his pen]
Oscar Novak: They're like bright, cheery, naked Asian Santas.
[Sound of clicking pen]
Oscar Novak: You know, I had a buddy in college whose name was Bob and we used to call him "Buddha Bob" because he was kind of fat and he liked to walk around naked.
[More pen clicking]
Oscar Novak: We used to rub his belly for luck.
[Frantic pen clicking. Oscar gets the hint]
Oscar Novak: Anyway... I love Buddha.
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References Rain Man (1988) See more »

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Go Tell The Preacher
Written by Ross Bon
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Pleasantly surprising
16 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had mildly low expectations on this movie. I predicted it would be a second rate comedy, cheesy, hardly any romance at all, and just was unworthy of my time, even though I was eager to see the wonderful Neve Campbell who I always enjoy in movies and thought that it could not be horrible, hopefully somewhat entertaining. When a few certain scenes happened I thought that I was in for another cliché-ridden rom-com. Then, this film totally surprised me by doing something different and changing itself into a very well done and likable rom-com with cute performances from everyone.

It's not your average run-of-the-mill rom-com and while some of my expectations were reached, in ways, other thoughts I had about this film were left far behind in the dirt and I was dumbfounded at what a fluffy and fun movie it was. It managed to be slightly unpredictable, and while it was not that romantic at all, I found the comedy to be easygoing and it was just a lighthearted film. I was in this movie for Neve Campbell and came out liking something different about each character in the movie. I don't know if this movie is a must see, but if you have even the slightest bit of interest at all in this film, go ahead, watch it. I was pleasantly surprised, pleasantly surprised indeed. It provides some giggles and smiles, and passes the time effectively.


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