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In the Cut (2003)

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A New York writing professor, Frannie Avery (Ryan), has an erotic affair with a police detective (Ruffalo) investigating a murder in her neighborhood of a beautiful young woman...

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Following the gruesome murder of a young woman in her neighborhood, a self-determined woman living in New York City--as if to test the limits of her own safety--propels herself into an impossibly risky sexual liaison. Soon she grows increasingly wary about the motives of every man with whom she has contact--and about her own. Written by MooVe <Man@aol.com>

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Everything you know about desire is dead wrong.

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Rated R for strong sexuality including explicit dialogue, nudity, graphic crime scenes and language | See all certifications »

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31 October 2003 (USA)  »

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En carne viva  »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$239,152 (Japan) (2 April 2004)

Gross:

$239,152 (Japan) (2 April 2004)
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Trivia

The costume department bought the entire wardrobe from the production remains of The Job (2001), a recently canceled TV show, for $400. See more »

Goofs

After Frannie and Malloy's first intimate encounter, Malloy is dressing as Frannie realizes she has lost one of the charms from her bracelet. Malloy is buttoning his shirt and working on putting on his tie. When he turns to help Frannie look in the bed, his shirt and tie are on perfectly. Yet the next shot has him again adjusting the shirt & tie with the collar up. See more »

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[first lines]
Pauline: What does "broccoli" mean"?
Frannie: Depends on the context. Pubic hair or marijuana. It's a noun.
Pauline: And "Virginia"?
Frannie: Vagina. As in, "He penetrated her Virginia with a hammer".
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Filmed 100% in New York city. See more »

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Referenced in Knocked Up (2007) See more »

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The Look of Love
Music by Burt Bacharach
Lyrics by Hal David
Performed by Dusty Springfield
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Hated it.
4 March 2004 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

In the Cut just didn't do it for me. Maybe Meg Ryan is trying to shed her "good girl" image, but all she managed to do for me was shed her "good movie" image. Profanity in movies has never offended me, but the profanity in this movie just seems to be thrown in for its supposed shock value. This movie appears to be nothing more than a vehicle for Ryan to get naked and Ruffalo to talk like some prank-calling pervert at a payphone. The plot was, well--absent. The characters were despicable and repugnant and the atmosphere was grimy and foul, like a back alley crack house. I had only one persistent emotion during this entire ordeal, and that was escape. The movie was misery from the opening credits, and couldn't wait for it to end.


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