The Ladies Man (2000)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  13 October 2000 (USA)
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The Saturday Night Live character gets a big screen treatment.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Julie Simmons
Bucky Kent
David Huband ...
Jammer ...
Hal (as Ken Campbell)
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Because of his salacious language, late-night radio advice-show host Leon Phelps, along with his sweet and loyal producer Julie, is fired from his Chicago gig. They can't find another job. About that time, two things happen: he gets a letter from a wealthy former lover who offers to take care of him (but she doesn't sign her real name, so Leon, an inveterate Casanova, has no idea who she is), and a group of angry cuckolds, all of whom have surprised their wives in flagrante delicto with Leon (who has a distinctive tattoo on his booty), are closing in, armed and dangerous. Can he find the sugar mommy and escape the wrath of the mob of husbands? What about Julie? Written by <>

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He's cool. He's clean. He's a love machine.




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$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,426,390 (USA) (13 October 2000)


$13,592,872 (USA) (15 December 2000)

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1.85 : 1
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David Wells was to appear in a scene but it was deleted. See more »


When Miss Simmons is reading the letter from "Sweet Thing" she says "But I still remember" where the letter actually reads "but I've never forgotten". See more »


Leon Phelps: But guys you can not blame the wang.
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Not Quite a Love or Laugh Session
20 September 2002 | by (San Francisco, California) – See all my reviews

"The Ladies Man" suffers a common problem among movies based on "Saturday Night Live" skits. And that is, a sketch that usually succeeds in five minutes will not do so well in ninety minutes. Although this movie does have its laughs, like Tim Meadows as Leon Phelps, a sex-maniac straight out of the '70s, and Will Ferrell as a wrestling-obsessed husband cuckolded by Leon. So this movie is funny enough, but it's no "Wayne's World"!

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