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Writer (WGA):
Mike Binder (written by)
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Release Date:
15 May 1999 (USA) See more »
A comedy that answers the question "What would happen if your wife said yes to a menage-a-trois... and loved it!" See more »
Marty Barnes gets more than he wishes for when he asks his wife to join him in a menage-a-trois. She loves it and he has created a Sex Monster. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews:
Funny but NOT Erotic See more (43 total) »


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Mariel Hemingway ... Laura Barnes

Mike Binder ... Marty Barnes

Renée Humphrey ... Didi

Taylor Nichols ... Billy

Missy Crider ... Diva

Christopher Lawford ... Dave Pembroke
Joanna Heimbold ... Evie Pembroke

Kevin Pollak ... Dr. Jerry Berman

Stephen Baldwin ... Murphy

Anita Barone ... Carol

Kara Zediker ... Ellen

Marisol Nichols ... Lucia

Holland Taylor ... Muriel

Melissa Denton ... Salon Customer
Noah Stone ... Danny
Jim Killeen ... Henry

Robin Curtis ... Woman on Street
Nancy Mura ... Woman on Street
Judy Scheer ... Woman on Street

Eva La Dare ... Woman on Street / Sex Monster Dancer (as Karen Dyer)
Kathleen Mahoney ... Bartender

Andy Fitzgerald ... Andy (as Andrew Horen)

Crystal Kwon ... Sex Monster Dancer
Anne Noelle ... Sex Monster Dancer
Denise Cueba ... Sex Monster Dancer
Kimberly Jameson ... Sex Monster Dancer
Michele Bachar ... Sex Monster Dancer
Krista Buonauro ... Sex Monster Dancer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Shaune Bagwell ... Woman on Street (uncredited)

Ben McCain ... Radio Shock Jock (uncredited)

Butch McCain ... Radio Shock Jock (uncredited)

Directed by
Mike Binder 
Writing credits
Mike Binder (written by)

Produced by
Sharon Bialy .... associate producer
Jack Binder .... producer
Marc Frydman .... executive producer
James Harbaugh .... executive producer (as Jim Harbaugh)
Beth Maloney Jelin .... associate producer (as Beth M. Jelin)
Peter Savarino .... executive producer
Scott Stephens .... producer
Cinematography by
Keith L. Smith 
Film Editing by
Erik C. Andersen 
Lee Grubin 
Casting by
Sharon Bialy 
Production Design by
Katie Lipsitt 
Art Direction by
Chuck Dutrow 
Set Decoration by
Rosie Tupta 
Costume Design by
Caroline B. Marx 
Makeup Department
Nanci Cascio .... additional hair stylist
Daniel Curet .... hair stylist
Cristina Fabiani .... additional makeup artist
Francie Hart .... additional hair stylist
Brigitte Hennech .... additional makeup artist
Sergio Lopez-Rivera .... key makeup artist
Deborah Mills-Whitlock .... key hair stylist
Cherilyn Tinnerello .... additional hair stylist
Production Management
Jack Binder .... unit production manager
B. Ted Deiker .... production supervisor
Michael J. Harker .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jennifer Cook .... second assistant director
Lynn K. D'Angona .... first assistant director (as Lynn d'Angona)
Art Department
Josh Bendon .... art department production assistant
Victoria Littman .... on-set dresser
Sound Department
Sarah Brady .... adr supervisor
John Brasher .... re-recording mixer
David Chornow .... sound mixer: second unit
Eric Emery .... boom operator
Erik Emery .... boom operator
Cormac Funge .... sound effects editor
Carlos Isais .... foley recordist
Bill Jenkins .... production sound mixer
Jerry Jordan .... re-recording mixer
Rick MacLane .... sound engineer
Gina Nuccio .... adr assistant
Elizabeth Rainey .... foley artist
Scott Rusch .... foley recordist
Renee Sabath .... dialogue assistant
Mikael Sandgren .... dialogue editor
Brian Smith .... adr recordist
Christopher Sposa .... boom operator: second unit (as Chris Sposa)
Michael Wetherwax .... adr editor
Camera and Electrical Department
Nicolas Amato .... second best boy electric
Richard Avalon .... additional second assistant camera
Elliot Baum .... second assistant camera: second unit
Stephen Briggs .... best boy grip
Sidney Brisco .... electrician
Glen Brown .... additional first assistant camera (as Glen Brown)
Glen Ade Brown .... assistant camera
Marcis Cole .... Steadicam operator (as Marcus Cole)
David DeForest Keys .... first assistant camera (as David DeForest)
Nicola Goode .... still photographer
Daniel Hernandez .... electrician (as Danny Hernandez)
Travis Huston .... best boy grip: second unit (as Travis S. Huston)
Shane D. Kelly .... gaffer: second unit (as Shane Kelly)
Erik Loysen .... key grip
Dale Obert .... electrician
Mark Petersen .... director of photography: additional photography
Ben Plotkin .... gaffer
Viki Redding .... second assistant camera
Erik Rodgers .... best boy electric
Rachel Schwimmer .... camera loader
Martijn Veltman .... dolly grip: second unit (as Martin Veltman)
John Paul Zawacki .... still photographer
Casting Department
Shana Landsburg .... additional casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alicia Osborne .... costumer
Nadine Reimers .... costume supervisor
Ric Spencer .... assistant costume designer
Editorial Department
Ryan Posly .... post-production assistant
Jim Williams .... color timer
Location Management
Ed Lippman .... location manager
Music Department
Dondi Bastone .... music supervisor
Dick Bernstein .... music editor
Other crew
Laura Aaronson .... set production assistant
Caleb Bacon .... set production assistant
Greg Beesemyer .... assistant to director
Jennifer Bies .... set production assistant
Sarah Harwich .... set production assistant: second unit
Denis Henry Hennelly .... production coordinator
Jeremy Horelick .... set production assistant: second unit
Travis Hurt .... set production assistant: second unit
Amanda Kronenberg .... set production assistant
Christian Linton .... set production assistant
Diane Macke .... set production assistant
Milos Milicevic .... set production assistant
Mary Mitchel .... script supervisor (as Mary M. Patton)
Karyn 'Pitch' Pitchley .... assistant: Ms Hemingway
Amy Pittman .... set production assistant (as Amy Rubin)
Pamela Russell .... production accountant
Andrew Guy Sanborn .... set production assistant
David Steiman .... key set production assistant
Fred Tallaksen .... choreographer

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Rated R for strong sexual content including dialogue and for language
97 min
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Did You Know?

Continuity: The first time Marty pours himself a cup of coffee and spills it, the spilled coffee disappears and his cup moves about between shots.See more »
Marty Barnes:Listen to me, you're taking the whole thing way too far. You're tying women up and you're gagging them now! That's too far! What's next? I'm gonna come home one day and you're gonna be performing surgery on some girl?See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Creating 'The Upside of Anger' (2005) (V)See more »


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17 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Funny but NOT Erotic, 15 September 2005
Author: excellentprovider from Alabama, USA

Sex Monster 1999

A movie with some very funny moments. There were a few scenes that caused me to laugh hysterically and that is unusual for me. Although Mariel Hemmingway has never been a favorite of mine, she definitely brings strong acting talent to this movie. Her wardrobe is interesting yet appropriate for the scenes in the movie. Mike Binder does a great job of carrying the movie with a combination of almost dramatic acting skills but definite ability as a straight man and the occasional goof ball. Missy Crider is always a good actress, in this movie I don't think she was given a strong enough role and the role she had did not give her adequate room to demonstrate her true skills or to allow her usual sensual self to come through. I believe the movie would have been much better had Mariel and Missy had each other's roles. But obviously the director thought otherwise. Directors always have the right to be wrong I guess. Warning; do not let the title or the movie synopsis fool you. There is almost nothing erotic about this movie. It is funny, but not erotic. The jacket suggests a lot of lesbian activity. Most of that activity is not seen however but alluded to or happens with the camera elsewhere. On the eroticism scale this movie is a 2 out of 10. There is also very little nudity. For the most part (with the exception of what I noted above) the movie was well cast. The plot is plausible but the sequence of events is not, hence we have a clever comedy. I recommend this movie for a good laugh only. It is not a movie to watch for the whole family due to the adult theme of lesbianism and sexual threesomes. As a non-erotic comedy I would rate this 6 out of 10.

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