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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:

£424,279 (UK) (20 April 2001)

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£1,371,169 (UK) (1 June 2001)
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Geri Halliwell is an influence behind Jewel Valentine. See more »

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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 »

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Bingo Caller: N-43. Four-three on the N.
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References Commander Hamilton (1998) See more »

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A great black comedy
14 February 2004 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

This is a very good black comedy, with a great view on how different people have a different perception of the same situations. The three main characters each met a girl named Jewel, played by Liv Tyler, who is a different male fantasy for each of the three men. Each of the three men go through the same situations, but when they tell of them to other people, their perception of the situation is very different from what the other two say. That is a very good concept, probably not entirely original but it works very well in the movie. The plot is very good, very bizarre and extreme, which makes it a good black comedy. The acting is equally good, not one of the actors seemed out of place or out of their league. The comedy is very black, pitch black in some scenes, and a lot of people will definitely be offended by it, but fans of black comedy will probably enjoy it. Overall, this movie is not for everyone's taste, but most people who like black comedy will probably love it, as it is definitely one of the better black comedies. 7/10


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