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  (in credits order)

Tim Meadows ... Leon Phelps

Karyn Parsons ... Julie Simmons

Billy Dee Williams ... Lester

John Witherspoon ... Scrap Iron

Jill Talley ... Candy

Lee Evans ... Barney

Will Ferrell ... Lance DeLune

Sofia Milos ... Cheryl

Eugene Levy ... Bucky Kent
David Huband ... Frank
Jammer ... Wrestler

Ken Hudson Campbell ... Hal (as Ken Campbell)

Kevin McDonald ... Mail Man

Tamala Jones ... Theresa

Julianne Moore ... Audrey

Tiffani Thiessen ... Honey DeLune

Rocky Carroll ... Cyrus Cunningham

Brett Heard ... V.S.A. Member

Arnold Pinnock ... V.S.A. Member

Shaun Majumder ... V.S.A. Member
Diego Fuentes ... V.S.A. Member

Sean Thibodeau ... Hugh Hefner

Mark McKinney ... Mr. White

Chris Parnell ... Phil Swanson
J'Mari Luke ... Newborn Leon Phelps
J'Avie Luke ... Newborn Leon Phelps
Taye Thomas ... Baby Leon Phelps
Treye Thomas ... Baby Leon Phelps
Ryan Field ... Leon Phelps (12 Years)
Patrick Patterson ... Older Lover
Diane Fabian ... Older Lover

Susan Aceron ... Chinese lover
Phil Guerrero ... Young Lover (as Philip Guerrero)

April Mullen ... Teen Lover
Dennis McNicholas ... Teen Lover
Ardon Bess ... Stage Manager
Robin Ward ... Gil Stewart
Joan Massiah ... Nun
Hadley Sandiford ... Merle
Barbara Barnes-Hopkins ... Edna (as Barbara Barnes Hopkins)
Sal Scozzari ... V.S.A. Dancer
Steve Greig ... V.S.A. Dancer (as Stephen Greig)
D.J. O'Keefe ... V.S.A. Dancer
William Yong ... V.S.A. Dancer
Troy P. Liddell ... V.S.A. Dancer (as Troy Liddell)
Shawn Byfield ... V.S.A. Dancer

John Stoneham Jr. ... V.S.A. Dancer

Boyd Banks ... C&W Station Manager
Jim Codrington ... Soul Station Manager
Arthur Eng ... Silver Suit Man

Aaron Berg ... Brian (as Aaron Philip Berg)
Michelle Silveira ... Houseboat Cutie (as Michelle Maria Silveira)

Inna Korobkina ... Hef's Girl
Rebecca Weinberg ... Hef's Best Girl
Robyn Palmer ... Playboy Bunny
Simone Stock ... Playboy Photographer

Reginald Hudlin ... Aloysius
Destri Yap ... Leon Phelps, Jr.
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Frank Falcone ... Neanderthal man (uncredited)

Tig Fong ... Security Guard #1 (uncredited)

David J. Francis ... V.S.A. Member (uncredited)

Juliet Ladines ... Beautiful Girl (uncredited)

Directed by
Reginald Hudlin 
Writing credits
Tim Meadows (written by) &
Dennis McNicholas (written by) &
Andrew Steele (written by)

Produced by
Albert Botha .... associate producer
Erin Fraser .... executive producer
Thomas Levine .... executive producer
Lorne Michaels .... producer
Robert K. Weiss .... executive producer
Original Music by
Marcus Miller 
Cinematography by
Johnny E. Jensen 
Film Editing by
Earl Watson 
Casting by
Robin D. Cook 
Rick Montgomery 
Production Design by
Franco De Cotiis 
Dean A. O'Dell 
Art Direction by
Cheryl Toy 
Set Decoration by
Zeljka Alosinac 
Costume Design by
Eydi Caines-Floyd 
Makeup Department
Marlene Aarons .... makeup department head
Pipsan Ayotte .... assistant makeup artist
Debra Johnson .... hair stylist
Josie Stewart .... assistant hair stylist
Production Management
Gregor Hutchison .... post-production supervisor: Canada
Michael Wray .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Warren Cronin .... trainee assistant director
Siegfried Kopp .... assistant director
Katrina Lee .... third assistant director
Kristie Sills .... second assistant director
Lewin Webb .... assistant director
Art Department
Tamara Andrews .... scenic painter
Susan Atkinson .... assistant property master
John Bankson .... construction coordinator
John Connell .... set dresser
Donavon Drummond .... set dresser
Jacques Fortier .... model maker
Jacques Fortier .... props
Paul Greenberg .... second assistant art director
Darryl Henley .... storyboard artist
Christopher Jenkins .... property master
Max MacDonald .... assistant art director
Lisa Ruelling .... third assistant art director
Tom Thompson .... set dresser
Sound Department
Petra Bach .... adr supervisor
Bob Baron .... adr mixer
Myroslav Bodharuk .... boom operator
Christine Danelski .... supervising foley editor
Ronald Eng .... supervising sound editor (as Ron Eng)
Susan Fairbairn .... assistant sound editor
Roger Fearing .... assistant sound editor
David E. Fluhr .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Gordon .... dialogue editor
Eric Gotthelf .... adr mixer
Daniel S. Irwin .... supervising dialogue editor
Doug Jackson .... sound effects editor
Adam Jenkins .... sound re-recording mixer
Doug Johnston .... sound recordist
Ronnie Morgan .... first assistant sound editor
Christopher Moriana .... foley artist
Katrina Perks .... boom operator
Katherine Rose .... foley artist (as Catherine Rose)
Randy Singer .... foley mixer (as Randy K. Singer)
Beth Sterner .... supervising sound editor
David E. Stone .... sound effects editor
Thomas Vicari .... sound mixer
Trevor Ward .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Dan Yale .... foley editor
William Jacobs .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Laird McMurray .... special effects coordinator
Jim Peacock .... special effects prop builder
Ray Comiso .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Marco Bianco .... stunt coordinator
Errol Gee .... stunts
Steve Lucescu .... stunt coordinator
Layton Morrison .... stunt performer
Paul Rapovski .... stunts
Robert Thomas .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Tim Barg .... assistant chief lighting technician
Paul Begin .... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Laurence Bortnick .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Gabriele DiChiara .... gaffer
Roger Finlay .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Carl Flood .... electrician
Mike Gowland .... generator operator
Courtney Graham .... film loader
John Graham .... first assistant camera
Mark Henson .... electrician
Kevin Jewison .... camera operator
Steve Kolodziej .... 24 frame video operator
Mark Lewandowski .... video assist operator
James McRae .... second company grip (as Jamie McRae)
Lucas Pasquali .... electrician
Daniel Sauvé .... Steadicam operator (as Daniel Sauve)
Mark Silver .... key grip
Kristen Somborac .... grip (as Kristin Somborac)
Owen Vanooyen .... electrician
Johnny Wersta .... dolly grip
Kenneth J. Withers .... second camera operator
Tara Yates .... second assistant camera
Doug Zebeljan .... grip
Casting Department
Robin D. Cook .... casting: Canada
Larissa Giroux .... casting assistant: Canada
Barbara Harris .... voice casting
Michael G. Miller .... casting associate
Jane Rogers .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kevin Barry .... assistant costume designer
Jane Fieber .... wardrobe
Barbara Somerville .... costumer
Editorial Department
P.J. Burch .... editorial assistant
Doug Caron .... first assistant editor: Toronto
Donald Freeman .... colorist
Scott Hill .... first assistant editor
Dana L. Marker .... negative cutter
David McGroarty .... assistant editor: Canada
Dennis McNeill .... color timer (as Denny McNeill)
Mark C. Pituch .... colorist
Lorraine Samuel .... assistant editor
Lorraine Samuel .... post-production coordinator
Dan Zimmerman .... assistant film editor
Dean Zimmerman .... assistant editor
Don Zimmerman .... supervising film editor
Music Department
Michele Aristy .... score coordinator
Bibi Green .... scoring coordinator
Charley Harrison .... orchestrator (as Charles Harrison)
Jon Krashna .... associate music supervisor
Marcus Miller .... musician: musical score
April Nguyen .... associate music supervisor
Heidi Smith .... music supervisor
Bill Stephney .... music supervisor
Thomas Vicari .... music scoring mixer
Terry Wilson .... music editor
Transportation Department
Roland 'Buddy' McGrath .... transportation captain
Bruce McLean .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Stephanie L. Abramson .... assistant: executive producer
Heather Anderson .... assistant: Tim Meadows
John 'Frenchie' Berger .... armorer
Jim Bertram .... first assistant auditor
Sherry Bondy .... production coordinator (as Sherry Bondy Webb)
Jeremy Campbell .... assistant to executive producer
Anthony Carovillano .... craft service
Jay Floyd .... clearance administrator
Natalie Fokes .... assistant accountant
Clarence Ford .... choreographer
Tracey Hare .... assistant production coordinator
Sherri Kelly .... production assistant
Randy Kennedy .... location scout
Nancy Klein .... payroll accountant
Maria Ligon .... assistant: Mr. Hudlin
Nancy Manoogian .... publicist
Jed Metzger .... assistant location manager
Ted Miller .... location manager
Sarah Anne Milliken .... assistant to executive producer
Dan Pace .... production assistant
Tom Reinke .... production assistant
Sharon Seto .... epk director
Katie Spinelli .... production office intern (as Katie Eyster)
Russell Steele .... production accountant
Simone Stock .... assistant to director
Shawn Tanaka .... assistant to executive producer
Lauren Wedell .... assistant: Mr. Michaels
Bosede Williams .... script supervisor
Amy Wright .... assistant choreographer
Arif S. Kinchen .... voice-over (uncredited)

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11 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Ahh... yet another instant classic from the people over at Saturday Night Live., 15 May 2002
Author: Chris Brown ( from Fresno, CA USA

Sometimes they get lucky and have a hit on their hands (Wayne's World, the first one, not the second). But most often they have duds (It's Pat comes to mind rather quickly). This time out it's Tim Meadows as The Ladies Man. This movie falls somewhere in between a hit and a dud. It was very funny for the first 20 minutes, but then, as usually happens with SNL skits, it starts to slow down, before finally ending, long after it should have.

Tim Meadows is Leon Phelps, a radio DJ with a nightly show called The Ladies Man. He answers any and all questions dealing with sex and relationships, usually in the crudest way possible. Everything seems to ultimately come down to the butt. After pushing the buttons of the station manager, Leon, along with his producer Julie (Karyn Parsons) gets fired, and needs to find another job. Out of the random blue, comes a letter from one of his ex-ladies. The letter offers him wealth and luxury for the rest of his life, the only problem being that the letter isn't signed. So Leon needs to track down all the women he's been with to find the woman of his dreams. But sometimes, as Billy Dee Williams says in the film, the woman of your dreams is standing right in front of you. There is also a sub-plot about a bunch of guys who's wives/girlfriends have all slept with Leon, and they want to first figure out who he is (by a tattoo he has on a part of his anatomy), then kill him. Leading this bunch of guys is, surprise! Will Ferrell from SNL. First off, I thought the sub-plot was rather lame. The singing and dancing stuff was just completely worthless. I usually like Will Ferrell but here he just never clicked for me. And the rest of the guys were just schlubs who tagged along, and in the end all decided that having their wives/girlfriends cheat on them was in fact their fault. So back to the main story. The story basically centers around Leon and sex. So what it comes down to is, if you don't like the character of Leon, you won't like the movie. His voice, his mannerisms, his dialogue is what carries the movie. I am not a big fan of Tim Meadows. I never thought he was a particularly good actor on SNL. The only thing I ever really liked of his, was his Ladies Man skits. But the best thing about those, is that they usually involved the guest host (remember the one with Cameron Diaz?), and they were short. For about 5 minutes, they were pretty funny. And here, for about 20 minutes, it's really funny. What I thought was good about the character in the movie, is that he stayed in character throughout. He never wavered from his wanted to just get laid persona. Until right at the end where there was this transformation, and the ever present speech to tie things up. Other than that, it was pretty good at keeping Leon as Leon, and not changing him into something less crude than he was. There isn't a lot of substance to this movie, if you couldn't guess. But like I said earlier, the beginning of the movie I found to be very funny. Some real laugh out loud moments, all revolving around sex and his crudeness. The problem of course with this movie, and most other SNL spin offs, is that these are characters that are only supposed to be shown for a few minutes at a time. Stretching the concept into 80 minutes is very difficult. That difficulty is obviously why they needed the sub-plot, because without it, this movie would have been a little under an hour. When it was good, it was good, but when it wasn't good, it got to be boring.

So overall, The Ladies Man wasn't as bad as other SNL films, but it wasn't as good as others. It had some funny moments, the first 20 minutes was pretty good, but the rest of it dragged on. There was an unnecessary sub-plot whose only purpose was to lengthen the film. The bottom line is, if you like Tim Meadows and his Leon Phelps character, you'll be able to watch the film. If he annoys you, don't even bother going. Unless you just want to see Tiffani Theissen in some nice revealing clothing.

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