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Body Shots (1999)

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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Man in Bar
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Girl #2
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Sara's Dad (as Edmond Genest)
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Burger Joint Cop (as Adam Gordon)
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Detective Richards
Elizabeth Liebel ...
Mrs. Drofsky
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Disco Bartender
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Oral Sex Instructor
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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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Tonight it's for sex. Tomorrow it's for real. (Unrated VHS Version) See more »

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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)  »

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Jello Shots  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$488,342, 24 October 1999, Limited Release

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$239,894, 9 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 »

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Michael Penorisi: Things are going to get U-G-L-Y.
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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 Mulholland Dr. (2001) See more »

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Ask Me No Questions
Written by Wendell Holmes
Performed by The Holmes Brothers
Courtesy of Rounder Records
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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Body shots - I wish they'd shot some bodies ..
19 February 2001 | by 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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