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One Night at McCool's (2001)

R  |   |  Comedy, Crime  |  27 April 2001 (USA)
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Every man has a different recollection of the beautiful young woman who wreaked havoc on their lives during one heated night.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Bingo Caller
Father Jimmy
Bingo Vendor Woman
Utah / Elmo (as Andrew Silverstein)
Uniformed Cop at Bar
Detective Ertagian (as Tim DeZarn)
Joey Dinardo
Rob Neukirch ...


After another hard night at McCool's, bartender Randy runs into Jewel. The seductive lady seems to have evaded a rape pretty closely, and when the man comes back, she puts a bullet in his head. After all these events (and others), Randy takes Jewel home, and the two become a couple. Yet Jewel begins to develop into a very demanding girlfriend and drives Randy into committing crimes for her and her elaborate lifestyle. Randy's cousin Carl is driven crazy by Randy's incredibly sexy girl as well as the investigating officer, Detective Dehling. Written by Julian Reischl <>

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A story about finding the perfect woman... and trying desperately to give her back. See more »


Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

27 April 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Un ángel seductor  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£424,279 (UK) (20 April 2001)


£1,371,169 (UK) (1 June 2001)

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Mr. Burmeister's (Michael Douglas) hairstyle is modeled after the hairstyle of Dennis Hopper's character Frank Booth from the 1986 thriller "Blue Velvet". See more »


When Detective Dehling is riding the police motorcycle to Randy's house, the extra lights besides the bike's headlight are clear like a civilian motorcycle; when he arrives at the house, the lights are back to being a police bike's red and blue. See more »


[first lines]
Bingo Caller: N-43. Four-three on the N.
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Crazy Credits

Andrew Dice Clay is billed twice in the closing credits as Andrew Silverstein. He is credited this way as Utah towards the beginning of the credits and as Elmo at the very end. See more »


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Down With Love
Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg (as E.Y. "Yip" Harburg)
Performed by Lisa Ekdahl
Courtesy of BMG Sweden
Under license from BMG Special Products
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Interesting, funny film about sexual obsession.
26 January 2002 | by (warren michigan) – See all my reviews

I must admit, I liked this movie, and didnt find it all misogynist. It could be subtitled, three ways of looking at LiV Tyler. Three different men become obsessed with the same woman,and tell their stories to very different characters;One man(John Goodman) tells his story to a priest(the very funny Richard Jenkins).For Goodmans charcter, the Liv Tyler character is an idealized saint, the second coming of his sainted wife,Theresa.For Paul Riesers character(who tellls story to a shrink(a fine, understated performance by the great Reba Mcintire),the Liv Tyler character is simplyan object of (kinky)sexual fantasy.Finally Matt Dillons rather dimwitted charcter tells HIS side of the story to a sleazy hit man, played by Micheal Douglas.All three of these narratives of obsession are told simultaneously,and all are amusing. Finaly the film ends in a bizarrely funny climax, that I wont give away.

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