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Just a Little Harmless Sex (1998)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  October 1998 (USA)
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A strictly monogamous man stops to help a stranded female with a broken down car. In gratitude she offers oral sex, when he reluctantly accepts. However, just as they get involved, the cops... See full summary »

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A strictly monogamous man stops to help a stranded female with a broken down car. In gratitude she offers oral sex, when he reluctantly accepts. However, just as they get involved, the cops arrive and it turns out that the woman is a known prostitute. The man is arrested and is forced to call his wife at 3 AM to bail him out. A few days later he is evicted from his home by his wife. His best friends question how he could have been so naive. Meanwhile his wife and her friends plan their own night out with full sexual plans. Meanwhile the men decide that an apology is at hand. Arriving home, instead of his wife, he finds his mother-in-law. Eventually the guys, girls, and mom all end up together in a night club that brings all the events to a head. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for pervasive sex-related dialogue, language and sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »
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Isn't It Romantic?  »

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$46,231 (USA) (11 June 1999)

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Isn't It Romantic? End Mix
Performed by Della Miles
Produced & Arranged by Reinhold Mack
Written by Richard Rodgers (as Rodgers) & Lorenz Hart (as Hart)
Courtesy of Cockroach Records/BMG Music
By Arrangement with Famous Music Publishing
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It's no "Swingers" but still mildly entertaining
30 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

"Just a little harmless sex" is a flimsy, silly sex farce. The story concerns 3 males, 3 females, and stories of infidelity and picking up mates. Everyone seems to be sexually aggressive in the movie, even one of the character's mothers.

It is mostly a comedy, but there is a fair amount of drama in the movie. Should you forgive a loved one for cheating on you? Not because they are in love with someone else, but because they are horny at a particular moment? This is the main theme of the movie.

The cast of the movie saves it. It was surprising to see Kimberly Williams (of "father of the bride fame") performing a long strip scene near the end.

And for all of you looking for gratuitous nudity, the intro scene is the only nude scene in the entire movie.


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