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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 ...
Taxi Driver
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Tim
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Carole
Dina Gillespie ...
Girl B
Emily Saunders ...
Girl C
Laura Keneally ...
Girl D
Leah Vandenberg ...
Girl E
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Girl F
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

Cin: Men, they're like wild animals... roaming some prehistoric landscape. They strut around like they're king of the jungle, marking up their territory, staking their claim. Look at him. Not a hint of self-consciousness. Totally oblivious to the impact of his presence. You can tell he thinks he's a good root. And for some unknown reason I find that sexy.
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Dress Me Slowly
Written by Tim Rogers (as T. Rogers)
Performed by You Am I
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fantastic film...the sort of film every 20 -30 year old can relate to..
24 July 2000 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This film is so funny and everyone who watches this film in some way or another can relate to it..the acting is absolutely brilliant and it is a fantastic directiorial debut for Jonathon Teplitzky...The production is excellent...the film is predominantly shot in an apartment....very enjoyable film...


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