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Better Than Sex (2000)

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After a one-night stand a couple is faced with the terrifying possibility of what they really want.

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Cin
Catherine McClements ...
Sam
Kris McQuade ...
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Tim
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Carole
Dina Gillespie ...
Girl B
Emily Saunders ...
Girl C
Laura Keneally ...
Girl D
Leah Vandenberg ...
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Mark Priestley ...
Guy A
Tamblyn Lord ...
Guy B
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Guy C
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Guy D
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Storyline

He wakes up in her bed. He's Josh, an Australian photographer living in London, on holiday in Sydney, leaving in three days. She's Cinthia (Cin), a dress designer. They've met at a party and shared a cab back to their respective places, they're attracted to each other, he'll be gone in three days (no complications), so he stays the night. Each of them talks to the camera occasionally, commenting on what happens; so do her female friends and his male ones. An omniscient taxi driver also helps out. How will those three days go? What could be better than sex? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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3 days in the life of a 1 night stand.

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Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

9 November 2000 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Mejor que el sexo  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$19,521 (USA) (26 October 2001)

Gross:

$94,940 (USA) (14 December 2001)
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When Cyn is on the phone with Sam, Josh gets up from the bed wearing his socks, in the few seconds it takes him to walk from the bed to the window his socks are gone. See more »

Quotes

Josh: Being with someone like Cin, it's, I don't know, seductive I guess. She was open, confidant. She was never uptight. There was never any of that having to do it with the lights out.
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Gets Me Up
Written by A. Grant and P. Buckle
Performed by Sneak
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Fun movie
23 August 2003 | by (Fort Collins, Colorado) – See all my reviews

Since you will have already read the plot by now, let me just say this movie was a lot of fun! I rate it much higher than the other folks on imdb.com The taxi driver, the refrigerator scene, and the final airport scene all brought big smiles to my face. Not a movie for the kids - see it with a close friend.


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