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Trick (1999)

 -  Comedy | Music | Romance  -  23 July 1999 (USA)
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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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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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gay | roommate | subway | drag queen | hook up | See more »

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

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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

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$450,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$118,594 (USA) (23 July 1999)

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$2,049,595 (USA) (24 September 1999)
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When Judy finds Mark's keys, she tosses them onto Gabriel's bed, not too far from his hand. When Gabriel gets up to run after Mark in order to return his keys to him, he retrieves them from his roommate's bed, despite them being on his own bed in a previous shot. See more »

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Mark: You know, I think it's good how this turned out.
Gabriel: You do?
Mark: Yeah. We got the hard part over with.
Gabriel: Oh, what about the sex?
Mark: What kind of a girl do you think I am?
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All-American boy meets stud-hunk
25 July 1999 | by (Eatontown, NJ, USA) – See all my reviews

After a leisurely start, we get some great comic sequences. My favorites are ones I'd call "intimate piano," "drag queen fury," and "coffee shop confrontation."

Like other recent gay-themed films such as BEAUTIFUL THING, OBJECT OF MY AFFECTION, EDGE OF SEVENTEEN, and GET REAL, this film is very personal and doesn't get caught up in homophobia or AIDS. It doesn't even give us coming-out angst. It is just a sweet, old fashioned romance but with gay characters.

I highly recommend this film. It may become a mainstream charmer. I certainly hope so.


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