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Wild Roomies (2004)

Roomies (original title)
After his last girlfriend slept with his last roommate, Reno Rizzolla moves to L.A. with his new girlfriend... and chaos ensues when the debt on the house forces him to get roommates.

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Holly
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Chad
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Uncle Charlie
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In Texas, the insecure Reno Rizolla has been living with his girlfriend Holly for six months. Reno is jealous but does not want to get married now with Holly that promises to give him a bj only after their marriage. Reno does not accept to have roommates since his last girlfriend betrayed him with his roomie. Reno is unsuccessfully trying to sell a boxing bag that he has invented. Out of the blue, Reno is fired from his job and evicted from his home. However his Uncle Charlie unexpectedly dies in Los Angeles and Reno and Holly travel to the City of Angels. Reno learns that have inherited a mansion and the Mercedes Benz from his uncle, but no money since Charlie had spent his fortune with a stripper. Further, the manor still have five years mortgage loan to be paid. Without any other option, they decide to rent two rooms to pay the debts. The handsome Chad and the sexy Nicole rent the rooms and Reno and Holly become jealous of them. Reno has not patented his boxing bag and soon he ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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$400,000 (estimated)
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Three of the cast members (Jennifer Lyons, Joel Michaely, Michelle Brookhurst) had previously worked together on the movie CAN'T HARDLY WAIT with Seth Green and Jennifer Love Hewitt. See more »

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About 7 minutes into the film, when Holly and Christian are in the car, Holly's seat belt is on in one shot, off the next and then back on. Several times... See more »

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Promises, Promises
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Realistic ending. No Hollywood style
25 December 2004 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I have to agree with all those people that say, this movie isn't a great one. However a lot of people, I think, don't like this movie for the lack of magic. It's obvious this wasn't a big studio production, no mentionable special effects, the filming has a bit of a cheap look and most of all the ending is more down to earth than Hollywood would dare give us. But for me, the end is just the thing that makes up for a lot of the flaws in this film.

Like i said, the movie is not great, boring even at some times (I caught myself checking my watch once or twice), the characters just live their lives with all its ups and downs, they fight, make up and then jealousy makes them fight some more, but this is like real life and it's obvious they do love each other. The end of the story is equally real, something happens which calls for emotional decision making, and although the viewer may not agree (Because IT has all the facts of the story), sadly this is how things usually turn out.

5 points out of 10 for the movie, and one extra just for the ending.


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