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Body Shots (1999)

 -  Drama  -  21 January 2000 (Spain)
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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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Bartender
Scott Burkholder ...
Man in Bar
Liz Coke ...
Girl #2
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Girl #3
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Rick Hamilton
Edmund Genest ...
Sara's Dad (as Edmond Genest)
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Burger Joint Cop (as Adam Gordon)
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Bodyguard
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Detective Richards
Elizabeth Liebel ...
Mrs. Drofsky
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Trent
Marc Lynn ...
Disco Bartender
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Michael Penorisi
Lou Paget ...
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Jane Bannister
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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 <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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sex | bar | flashback | attorney | drinking | See more »

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Tonight it's for sex. Tomorrow it's for real. (Unrated VHS Version) See more »

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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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21 January 2000 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Jello Shots  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

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 »

Quotes

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 »

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Referenced in Mulholland Drive (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

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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terrible terrible terrible
21 April 2001 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

this movie tries too hard to be thought provoking and edgy. i thought it sucked. it's like they put issues in this movie, just so they could say that they covered them. the acting is terrible, and they seem to show tons of unnecessary and tasteless nudity to make up for it. the idea could've worked, except the movie wasn't thought out completely and they tried to pack too much into one movie.


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