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About Adam (2000)

A waitress falls for a handsome customer who seduces her, her two sisters, her brother, and her brother's girlfriend.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Tommy Tiernan ...
Simon
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Laura Owens
Stewart Roche ...
Customer #1
Aoife Maloney ...
Customer #2
Donal Beecher ...
Andy
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Adam
Rosaleen Linehan ...
Peggy Owens
Charlotte Bradley ...
Alice Rooney
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David Owens
Brendan Dempsey ...
Martin Rooney
Cathleen Bradley ...
Karen
Kathy Downes ...
Dympna
Mark Smith ...
Roger Gregg ...
Professor Harry McCormick
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Storyline

A waitress meets personable, attractive Adam and they soon become lovers, then get engaged. Wasting no time, Adam starts an affair with her bookish sister, who knows about the first relationship. Their (none-too-happily) married third sister knows about both these liaisons but is still attracted to Adam. The lad is certainly playing the field, but in their own ways the girls seem to be getting just as much out of the deal as him. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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He came. He saw. He conquered. One sister at a time.

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

19 January 2001 (Ireland)  »

Also Known As:

Todo sobre Adam  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£86,474 (UK) (19 January 2001)

Gross:

$151,559 (USA) (25 May 2001)
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Quotes

Adam: Listen, You know when we make love for the first time. Well, I just wanted to let you know, I want to leave it all up to you, your call.
Lucy Owens: I don't get you Adam.
Adam: Everything, you know? When and where, the circumstances. I want it to happen... I want it to be exactly the way you'd like it to be. Is that ok?
Lucy Owens: [voice over, Lucy thinking to herself] How about now? right here in the car.
[Lucy catches her breath and replies to Adam]
Lucy Owens: I'll think about that.
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Connections

References Belle Epoque (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

The Man I Love
Written by George Gershwin & Ira Gershwin
(c) Chappell & Co/New World Music Ltd/WB Music Corp.
Used by kind permission of Warner/Chappell Music Ltd
Performed by Kate Hudson
Piano: Donal Beecher
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a comedy that doesn't deliver
3 April 2002 | by (SC, USA) – See all my reviews

This film promised a bit more than it delivered. I never laughed out loud and didn't find it particularly witty. The character, Adam, is intriguing, but in the end, he remains a cipher, lacking any depth or even comedic exploration of character. Perhaps I'm picky, but I also prefer movies that employ actors from the character's country. For instance, hearing Kate Hudson's unsuccessful accent attempts threw me right out of the movie several times. The real jewel of this film is the all-too-brief performance of Charlotte Bradley. That she portrayed nuances in character in this otherwise fluff of a film is remarkable.


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