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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Mike Binder (written by)
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Release Date:
15 May 1999 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A comedy that answers the question "What would happen if your wife said yes to a menage-a-trois... and loved it!" See more »
Plot:
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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Awards:
3 wins See more »
User Reviews:
One-Joke wonder hints at HBO Series to come See more (42 total) »

Cast

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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
(WGA)
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 .... sound 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 .... sound 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
Danny Hernandez .... electrician
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
 
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 Hennelly .... production coordinator (as Denis Henry Hennelly)
Jeremy Horelick .... set production assistant: second unit
Travis Hurt .... set production assistant: second unit
Amanda Kronenberg .... set production assistant
Christian Linton .... set production assistant
Ed Lippman .... location manager
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
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97 min
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Goofs:
Continuity: After the game in the pool, Laura runs to the bedroom. Marty runs after her and has nothing in hands as he reaches the door. But when he enters the bedroom he holds and drops a bath towel.See more »
Quotes:
[to Evie, who is lying bound and gagged on a bed after a consensual bondage scene with Laura]
Marty Barnes:Hi. Listen, before I untie you, while I have your attention, I just wanted to take a minute and say, you know, this is going to be really rough on you and Dave. It will probably end up in divorce for the two of you; it's really sad. Okay, what I'm thinking is you're going to have half of Dave's money, right? And I got a really good investment for you... a really good project I'm working on. It's something...
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Creating 'The Upside of Anger' (2005) (V)See more »

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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
One-Joke wonder hints at HBO Series to come, 15 July 2004
Author: Fionanuala from USA

Mike Binder is a decent enough actor, but when it comes to writing and producing his own material, he seems to only be able to fixate on one, really weak Sex-farce situation.

This absurdly amateur production is shallow and offensive at times but it has its fans. And, believe it or not, there is a silver lining: apparently Binder got enough chops from this experience to pull together a more adult set of issues for use in his HBO Series THE MIND OF A MARRIED MAN. A series which borrows liberally from this first outing for its topics and somewhat silly presumptions about female sexuality and men's abilities or inabilities to stay "constrained" by marriage.

The Series, which was ill-timed, sadly couldn't hold its own against more strongly established series. It had its comic moments and if it took making this film to bring out the creator in him, well, hats off to Binder. Let's see him take a stab at the subject again some time.

The reasons why this film is most likely a Cult "hit" is because Binder put together a surprisingly diverse cast who seem to happily goof their way through this less than professional outing. Hey, if they had fun and its fans like it and it led to a half-way engaging TV series, well, I won't complain. I won't watch it again, but.. I won't complain.

If anything, the film is notable as the genesis of the series THE MIND OF A MARRIED MAN.

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