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One Night at McCool's (2001)

 -  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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Slippery when wet. 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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Liv Tyler wore shoulder pads in her bra. See more »

Goofs

When Randy and Jewel arrive at Randy's house for first time, gate is closed. In next shot its open and following shot its closed again. See more »

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[first lines]
Bingo Caller: N-43. Four-three on the N.
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In Memory of Stan Seidel See more »

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References True Romance (1993) 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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Partially funny and partially stupid.
25 February 2002 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

"One Night At McCool's" is one of those films that had possibilities, but in the long run it ends up being rather juvenile. It probably doesn't help matters much that I'm one of the few men (?) that doesn't think Liv Tyler is all that hot. Seeing as her sexuality is the main point of the plot, I had a hard time believing that all these guys would fall for her so easily. I'm not sure if she is just a terrible actress or was purposefully acting bad in order to develop her conning character. The lame and overdone sex scenes must have been done to placate the teenage boys that Liv may have drawn to the theaters. Matt Damon and John Goodman's characters are excellent, however, and provided quite a few laughs in their roles. The retelling of the same set of events through different viewpoints is always interesting and several comical retellings were what saved this movie from being a total wash.


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