MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 6,719 this week

The Definite Maybe (1997)

 -  Comedy
3.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.5/10 from 97 users  
Reviews: 3 user

When 25-year-old New Yorker Eric Traber gets fired from his job and kicked out of his apartment, he fears the worst. But his best friend, Ziggy, shows up A.W.O.L. from the Peace Corps and ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 45 titles
created 26 Dec 2012
 
a list of 99 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Definite Maybe (1997)

The Definite Maybe (1997) on IMDb 3.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Definite Maybe.
2 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

King of Texas (TV Movie 2002)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In this adaptation of Shakespeare's King Lear, self-made ranch tycoon John Lear divides his holdings among his daughters but finds that once they have his property, they reject him.

Director: Uli Edel
Stars: Patrick Stewart, Marcia Gay Harden, Lauren Holly
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.1/10 X  

A man is accused of murder and manipulated into a web of deceit as his thought-to-be dead twin brother plots revenge on those who tried to kill him.

Director: Paul Cade
Stars: Dana Ashbrook, Kelly Rutherford, Roy Scheider
Drop Back Ten (2000)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

After an expose on NFL players causes a series of lawsuits, a reporter gets fired. A loyal editor nonetheless gives him a freelance story to work on. It seems that an athletic 19 year old ... See full summary »

Director: Stacy Cochran
Stars: James Le Gros, Amber Valletta, Desmond Harrington
Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Hitchcockian film noir/thriller set in the exclusive resort community of The Hamptons. Trophy husband Davis Meyers meets local investigator Linus. Davis Meyers' ill-fated attempt to produce... See full summary »

Directors: Ben Cummings, Orson Cummings
Stars: Bill Sage, Susan Misner, Roy Scheider
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A boy kidnapped by two mismatched hitmen puts them at each other's throats while being driven to their employers, possibly to be killed. Cohen, an older professional becomes increasingly ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Red
Stars: Roy Scheider, Adam Baldwin, Harley Cross
Coastlines (2002)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

An ex-con returns to his Florida hometown after three years and becomes involved with the wife of his best friend, the local sheriff.

Director: Victor Nunez
Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Josh Brolin, Sarah Wynter
Action | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A man enters a roadside diner run by a young woman and claims he is being chased by murderers.

Director: Scott Reynolds
Stars: Radha Mitchell, Josh Lucas, Barry Watson
The Dancer (2000)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A mute dancer teaches movement to adoring kids and wins the dance contest every Saturday night at a cavernous Brooklyn disco, makes the final cut for a Broadway show but is dismissed when ... See full summary »

Director: Frédéric Garson
Stars: Mia Frye, Garland Whitt, Rodney Eastman
Better Living (1998)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Three grown daughters try to find their own personal ways to deal with their dysfunctional parents. The mother is an unorthodox woman with out-of-the-ordinary ideas, including one where she... See full summary »

Director: Max Mayer
Stars: Scott Cohen, Olympia Dukakis, Jamie Gonzalez
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

The White Raven is a huge diamond that was used to ransom a young girl from a German concentration camp during the war. When the camp was liberated, the diamond disappeared and the camp ... See full summary »

Directors: Jakub Z. Rucinski, Andrew Stevens
Stars: Ron Silver, Joanna Pacula, Roy Scheider
Hi-Life (1998)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Jimmy needs $900 to clear a gambling debt but a series of lies leads to Ray trying to raise the cash from friend's who owe him money.

Director: Roger Hedden
Stars: Campbell Scott, Daryl Hannah, Moira Kelly
True Blue (1996)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The story of the year the Oxford and Cambridge boat race changed from a gentleman's race to one where winning was everything.

Director: Ferdinand Fairfax
Stars: Johan Leysen, Dominic West, Dylan Baker
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Wolfe Rollins
...
Eric Traber
...
Ziggy Sinclair
...
Sasha Rollins
...
Dionne Waters
...
Eddie Jacobson
...
Vagabond
...
Himself
Alex English ...
The Premiere
...
Joanne
Mark A. Swinson ...
Basil (as Mark Swinson)
...
Henry
...
Jane
Sig Libowitz ...
Billy Bad Boy
Mary Gilbert ...
Lee McGregor
Edit

Storyline

When 25-year-old New Yorker Eric Traber gets fired from his job and kicked out of his apartment, he fears the worst. But his best friend, Ziggy, shows up A.W.O.L. from the Peace Corps and leads him out to the swank Hamptons for Easter weekend in search of betterment and understanding. Once there, they confront the adult roles of life for the first time; fraud, attempted murder, two-faced disloyalty and well-catered cocktail parties! Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Exploits of Two Oxy-MORONS

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Also Known As:

No Money Down  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
East End Story
10 June 2010 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

Manhattan businessman Josh Lucas (as Eric Traber) gets fired from his job, then heads out to the Hamptons with best friend Jeffrey Buehl (as Ziggy Sinclair). There, Mr. Lucas has an affair with the wife of boss Bob Balaban (as Wolfe Rollins). Mr. Balaban wants to divorce well-shaped Claudia Rocafort (as Sasha), and give her the Bridgehampton house Mr. Buehl wet the bed in, and is interested in purchasing with Lucas' help. By the end of the film, these four characters take center stage in an attempted murder. The unexpected ending, along with the characters, daffodils, and genuine landscape are okay - but, the movie is simply dull.

**** The Definite Maybe (1997) Sam Sokolow, Rob Rollins Lobl ~ Josh Lucas, Jeffrey Buehl, Claudia Rocafort, Bob Balaban


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Definite Maybe (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?