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

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23 July 1999 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$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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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 »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Little Dyke: Shit's shit. Give it a rest, you Nancy priss-ass, and let us enjoy ourselves!
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Spoofed in Another Gay Movie (2006) See more »

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Take You on a Trip
Written & Performed by Scott Nickoley, Jamie Dunlap
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All-American boy meets stud-hunk
25 July 1999 | by 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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