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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 ...
Oral Sex Instructor
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Jane Bannister
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Storyline

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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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

Trent: A woman has an orgasm, it's like a fuckin' earthquake, right? I was doing this one Bertha once, I swear to God it was like a 7.5. It's like, I'm lookin' at my dick, going, "Jesus Christ, why can't you do that?"
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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 Be Kind Rewind (2008) See more »

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Modern Day Jazz
Written by Courtney Pine
Performed by Courtney Pine
Courtesy of The Verve Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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Vacuous Tripe
4 April 2005 | by (Boston) – See all my reviews

After watching this insipid piece of self-serving vacuous tripe, I got down on my knees and thanked God that when I was a twenty-something I lived in New York City and not LA. This film doesn't have a single redeeming quality. The title is moronic since it has nothing to do with anything in the movie. The acting is sophomoric (which I should have expected with Tara Reid as the lead). The pretentious direct-to-the-camera commentary by the principals comes off as laughable verbal diarrhea. Truman Capote once said that from the time the wheels of your jet touch down in LA your IQ goes down in a geometrically progressive fashion for each day you remain there. That the makers of this film took themselves seriously bears out his statement.


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