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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

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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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Laura Owens: I mean, seriously, Lucy, all these fellas and you've never had anything even approaching, you know, well the madness, the release of a truly great passion.
Lucy Owens: I know, I know. A big spiritual, physical hopping off the walls in a mad frenzy kind of thing! I mean come on Laura, for all your talk, what do you do? you haven't bothered to go out with anyone since last year, and the last one was that ridiculous bearded guy who drank Pernod.
Laura Owens: Bernard.
Lucy Owens: Oo, yeah. Ha ha ha! It's all in your head. You never do...
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References Laura (1944) See more »

Soundtracks

All the Way
Composed by Sammy Cahn/ Jimmy Van Heusen
(c) Maraville Music by kind permission of the International Music Network
Performed by Kate Hudson
Piano: Donal Beecher
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Very witty - worth seeing.
16 October 2000 | by (Cork,Ireland) – See all my reviews

I went to see 'About Adam' last night at the opening of the Cork Film Festival. I thought the script was excellent. The storyline was unique. It was very funny. The actors were top class & overall it was very enjoyable & a boost for Irish films. Well done to all involved.


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