5.3/10
57
4 user

Rhythm & Blues (2000)

Not Rated | | Comedy
John (Paul Blackthorne), lonely and living in London, unexpectedly meets outlandish druggie skinhead Byron (Ian Henderson), and suddenly, John's life turns to wacky. When Byron takes him to... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

(original screenplay)
Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Accusations, revelations, lies and distrust abound when six friends, who think they know each other well, gather for a dinner party.

Director: Simon Rumley
Stars: Paul Blackthorne, Tania Emery, Thomas-James Fisher
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A group of young adults spending a weekend together on a secluded island in Maine find themselves haunted by the choices they didn't make as they confront the meaning of love, friendship, ... See full summary »

Director: Elizabeth Puccini
Stars: Mark Abrue, M├Ądchen Amick, Paul Blackthorne
Special (2006)
Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A lonely metermaid has a psychotic reaction to his medication and becomes convinced he's a superhero. A very select group of people in life are truly gifted. Special is a movie about everyone else.

Directors: Hal Haberman, Jeremy Passmore
Stars: Michael Rapaport, Paul Blackthorne, Josh Peck
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

When "American Psycho" was released early in 2000 it reaffirmed author Bret Easton Ellis as the controversial "bad boy" of contemporary American Fiction. "This is Not an Exit" reveals the world inhabited by Ellis. In HD.

Director: Gerald Fox
Stars: Dechen Thurman, Rachel Weisz, Jason Bushman
Arrow: Blood Rush (TV Series 2013)
Action | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A six episode mini series broadcast online alongside Arrow (2012). Felicity meets Roy and has a special mission for him.

Stars: Colton Haynes, Emily Bett Rickards, Paul Blackthorne
Adventure | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.

Director: Ashutosh Gowariker
Stars: Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley
Arrow (TV Series 2012)
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.

Stars: Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Bad Daddy
...
Byron
...
John
...
Jean-Claude / JC
Richard Ritchie ...
Harold
Gary Fairhall ...
Mitzi
Sue Tilling ...
Bethsheba
Joe Hutton ...
David / The Ripper
Simon Vale ...
Henry
Gary Lee ...
Jason
Brian Somerville ...
Roger
David Glyn Rogers ...
Gladys
Jevon Antoni-Jay ...
Bobbi
Martha Brett ...
John's Mother from Hell
Rachel Pittman ...
Bubbly Newscaster
Edit

Storyline

John (Paul Blackthorne), lonely and living in London, unexpectedly meets outlandish druggie skinhead Byron (Ian Henderson), and suddenly, John's life turns to wacky. When Byron takes him to Boys Galore, a gay escort agency, John is introduced to wealthy American Bad Daddy (Angus MacInnes), who hires John on the spot. But the hovering presence of a strange and sinister Ripper, another rent boy, threatens derail the evening of fun in this gay thriller comedy. Written by trivwhiz

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References The Addams Family (1991) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Sing the Blues
28 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Unfortunately, 'Rhythm & Blues' had more of the latter than the former. Simply, it was still a painful experience. And since I love reviewing or speaking about films, I refuse to do so without having seen the whole picture. So, I continued to the ending. Regret it, I did. I appreciate the fact of the slapstick nature and the whole (attempt at a) mystery of the gay-man killer, the movie works very little magic. In addition, a movie about call-boys, comedy notwithstanding, shows very little sex/nudity, so be warned: don't rent for soft or hard stuff. Basically we have a pick up spot, in this case a cemetery vs. the clichéd park (ha-ha, yeah, I get the pun), where an unusually good looking fellow (for the area) meditating who gets spotted by a spotter for a call-boy agency. Easily he follows and immediately gets sent on his first assignment. Then the movie turns into some kind of gay-'Clue'-like movie. Whereas 'Clue' (the original one, that is, I read they're remaking it. Sigh.) was barely funny, this was far less, even with the million in-jokes. Countless gay stereotypes that depressed me more than make me chuckle. The lighting was bad, cinematography forgotten and direction that had to have come from a film student. All the way through, I suppose, we were to try and pick up on the whodunit subplot on the killer. But, really what happens, is we lose the very little interest as basically it could be just about anyone. And then when revealed – by that point, if one makes it that far, it's so pointless. As is the motive surrounding the main character. I can imagine this must've been thought up during an all-nighter, when the bars closed, and the queens had some kind of caffeine rush.


1 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Want to find a way to see this. t-claybourne
Discuss Rhythm & Blues (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?