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Danny
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Rory
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Mitch
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Gil
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Himself
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Grace
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Lara (as Bridgette Wilson)
Brian Chlebowski ...
Kenny
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Jules
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Cate
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Speedo Silverberg
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Jay Rose
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Leslie Gonzalez
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Magee
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An 80's one-hit wonder band named The Suburbans reform for a special performance at one of the ex-member's wedding. At the wedding, a young record company talent scout happens to be in the audience and decides to give the now 40-ish performers a comeback push. The film attempts to take a satirical look at the music business of the 90's and compare it to the simpler 80's scene. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Never before has a girl done so much with so little.

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Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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19 January 2000 (Belgium)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$5,797 (USA) (29 October 1999)

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$5,797 (USA) (29 October 1999)
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Reflected in car windows when Danny runs over the trash can in the driveway. See more »

Quotes

Danny: Last time I drank I forgot to stop for about ten years.
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References Saturday Night Live (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Sleeping with Girls
Written and Performed by Willie Wisely
Produced by John Fields
Courtesy of October Records
Wisely Publishers (ASCAP)
By Arrangement with The Music Library, LLC
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Worst movie Ed Burns never made
13 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I actually turned this movie off after an hour, when my wife suggested, "Maybe Oprah has something interesting on." No amount of booze could make this movie tolerable. I'm not sure what algorithm Netflix is using to suggest this film to me, but they need to hire some new mathematicians. Ben Stiller proves yet again he is a one-trick-pony here. Jennifer Love is...Jennifer Love. Will Ferrel -- god help me -- is under-utilized. Decent enough premise. Perhaps different editing could have helped? Maybe some T&A? If not, less adult-oriented humor so I could have played Candyland with the kids while suffering through the last 20 minutes? And for god's sake, a movie abut musicians sure could use a decent soundtrack!


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