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Trick (1999)

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The misadventures of two young gay men, trying to find a place to be alone, one night in Manhattan.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lacey Kohl ...
Abbey Hope ...
Business Woman
Becky Caldwell ...
Ridiculous Writer
Ricky Ritzel ...
Lissette Gutierrez ...
Woman on the Subway
Kevin Andrew ...
Stoop Cruiser


Gabriel, an aspiring writer of Broadway musicals, meets Mark, a muscled stripper, who picks him up on the subway. They spend the night trying to find somewhere to be alone... forced to contend with Gabriel's selfish roommate, his irritating best friend, and a vicious, jealous drag queen in a gay dance club. The sun rises on a promising new relationship. Written by Randy Goldberg <goldberg@nymc.edu>

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A story about two guys trying to make it in the big city


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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 July 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Trik  »


Box Office


$450,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$118,594, 25 July 1999, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,049,595, 26 September 1999
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Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?


Christian Campbell who starred on Trick as an openly gay character Gabriel later played a prominent role of yet another openly gay character, this time as Peter Webster, a gay son of a Church minister, on a drama TV series The Book of Daniel (2006). See more »


Missi Pyle's name is misspelled (Missi Pile) during the closing credits that show their pictures. It is corrected during the end crawl however. See more »


Mark: [to Perry's ex] Yeah, but we discovered we're both out-and-out tops... so we're makin' the rounds tonight... lookin' for a couple of hot bottoms.
[Pointing to Gabriel]
Mark: We got one.
Gabriel: Hi.
Mark: [to Gabriel] Did I say you could talk?
Gabriel: No...
Mark: No, what?
Gabriel: [Confused] No, thank you?
Mark: No, sir!
Gabriel: No, sir.
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Referenced in Another Gay Movie (2006) See more »


Love'll Make Sense to Me
Written by Jeff Krassner, Shane Faber
Performed by Jeff Krassner
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26 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

I saw this in the theater and bought it as soon as it was available for home purchase. Tori Spelling plays an excellent campy character and the love interest in this story is played beautifully by John Paul Pitoc who while in real life is straight did one of the best acting jobs for this genre since Nick Scotti in Kiss me Guido. If you like laughter, love and want to feel great at the end of a film this is a must have to watch.

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