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Body Shots (1999)

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A tale of the mysterious, but necessary, mating ritual between men and women of today and everything they think about sex but are afraid to say.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott Burkholder ...
Man in Bar
Liz Coke ...
Girl #2
Girl #3
Rick Hamilton
Edmund Genest ...
Sara's Dad (as Edmond Genest)
Burger Joint Cop (as Adam Gordon)
Detective Richards
Elizabeth Liebel ...
Mrs. Drofsky
Marc Lynn ...
Disco Bartender
Michael Penorisi
Lou Paget ...
Oral Sex Instructor
Jane Bannister


Four hip women get ready for Friday night in LA: they dress, talk about sex, and hit a bar before meeting four men at a rave. The men prepare by talking about sex and drinking. Rick and Jean, two attorneys, have set up the evening, connect at the club, and have a good time. The pairings of Shawn, Trent, Whitney and Emma are more serendipitous. But it's Mike and Sara's night that has serious repercussions: he's an NFL player, loud, swaggering; she's a party animal who drinks a lot early that evening. At 4 AM, she appears at Jean's, disheveled and bruised, saying Mike raped her. Arrested, he says he's innocent, and in flashbacks we see both sides of the story. Written by <>

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There are movies that define every decade... One night will change eight lives forever. See more »



Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content including graphic sex-related dialogue, language, violence and scenes of alcohol abuse | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 January 2000 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Jello Shots  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$488,342 (USA) (22 October 1999)


$239,894 (USA) (7 January 2000)

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The film's title was changed from "Jello Shots" to "Body Shots" because of threatened litigation on the part of Kraft Foods (owner of the "Jell-O" trademark). See more »


Sara Olswang: I see a guy with a cute bum, I just want to bite it.
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Crazy Credits

Opening quote: "I'll go for a ride on your jelly roll. But I won't give you nothin' from my soul." --Anonymous See more »


Referenced in Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »


Bad Girl
Written by Charissa Saverio, Julie Anne Tulley, Dom Thrupp and Aidan Love
Performed by Charissa Saverio
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Body shots - I wish they'd shot some bodies ..
19 February 2001 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

There is one word for this film, WOEFUL.

This film follows the lives of 8 people (4 girls, 4 guys) and one night and its aftermath. It's a simple enough story. 4 girls meet the 4 boys, 1 boy 'rapes' 1 girl, 1 girl bonks 1 boy (who is really in love with the 'raped' girl), 1 boy is bonded by 1 girl and the other 2 are happy in their relationship. YUK.

It's a silly story, even sillier script and the characters are completely unlikeable (even in the remotest sense). It strikes me as a film someone decided to throw together after a night on a huge bong with a weekend to spare.

Don't bother watching this.

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