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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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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 <julianreischl@mac.com>

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

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Comedy | Crime

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

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27 April 2001 (USA)  »

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Un ángel seductor  »

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Opening Weekend:

$2,520,041 (USA) (27 April 2001)

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£1,371,169 (UK) (1 June 2001)
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

When Randy calls the police on what we have previously seen to be a push-button telephone, his fingers move in a arc and the sound of a rotary dial is heard. See more »

Quotes

[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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References Commander Hamilton (1998) See more »

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Down With Love
(1937)
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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It's not easy to make a movie that's funny and smart at the same time. But this one is.
16 June 2002 | by (Järvenpää, Finland) – See all my reviews

Have you ever wondered what Michael Douglas would look like if he would have exactly the same kind of a hairdo as his dear old daddy Kirk? If the answer is yes watch "One night at McCool's" and the secret finally reveals. Luckily it's not the only reason to see this film. "One night at McCool's" is surprisingly effective, successful and entertaining mixture of tongue-in-a-cheek crime film and wild comedy. Liv Tyler is divine, Matt Dillon's performance amusing and Paul Reiser and John Goodman are just as fantastic as always when they're really giving their best. Michael Douglas' supporting role is also one of the funniest details of the film and let's not forget Andrew Dice Clay's fabulous appearance as Utah. If you love good, black crime comedies like Guy Ritchie's films "Lock, stock and two smoking barrels" and "Snatch" or if you just worship Liv Tyler this nicely written, well-made and cleverly acted little treat can certainly be worth of your time.


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