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


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Release Date:
9 November 2000 (Australia) See more »
3 days in the life of a 1 night stand.
After a one-night stand a couple is faced with the terrifying possibility of what they really want. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Not sure about better but as much fun! See more (31 total) »


  (in credits order)

David Wenham ... Josh

Susie Porter ... Cin
Catherine McClements ... Sam
Kris McQuade ... Taxi Driver

Simon Bossell ... Tim

Imelda Corcoran ... Carole
Dina Gillespie ... Girl B
Emily Saunders ... Girl C
Laura Keneally ... Girl D
Leah Vandenberg ... Girl E

Tammy Macintosh ... Girl F
Mark Priestley ... Guy A
Tamblyn Lord ... Guy B

Jason Clarke ... Guy C

Jason Chong ... Guy D
Tim Richards ... Guy E
Harry Bragg ... Phone Box Man
Pauline Anderson ... Phone Box Woman
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Hobson ... Soundtrack performer - Che gelida manina (La Bohème)

Ken Waters (as Ken VerCammen)

Directed by
Jonathan Teplitzky 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jonathan Teplitzky 

Produced by
Marc Bonduel .... executive producer
Frank Cox .... producer
Bruna Papandrea .... producer
Original Music by
David Hirschfelder 
Cinematography by
Garry Phillips 
Film Editing by
Shawn Seet 
Casting by
Nikki Barrett 
Production Design by
Tara Kamath 
Art Direction by
Tara Kamath 
Set Decoration by
Carisse O'Brien 
Costume Design by
Kelly May 
Makeup Department
David Grainger .... makeup artist
Angela Mork .... assistant hair stylist
Angela Mork .... makeup assistant
Helene Simone .... hair stylist supervisor
Helene Simone .... makeup supervisor
Production Management
Cathy Flannery .... unit production manager
Les Taylor .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Dennis Kiely .... first assistant director
Belinda Mravicic .... second assistant director
Annabel Osborne .... third assistant director
Art Department
Gillian Farrow .... stand-by props
Lea Lennon .... props buyer
Ben Lord .... art department assistant
Sound Department
Andrew Belletty .... production sound mixer
Mark Blackwell .... sound effects editor
Mark Blackwell .... sound recordist
Les Fiddess .... foley artist
Mauricio Hernández .... foley recordist
Phil Heywood .... sound re-recording mixer
Steve Murphy .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Conor O'Connor .... boom operator
Philip Purcell .... adr recordist
Penn Robinson .... dialogue editor
Sue Scott .... adr coordinator
Stephen R. Smith .... sound mixer
Stephen R. Smith .... sound supervisor
Visual Effects by
Ken Phelan .... opticals
Camera and Electrical Department
Hallie Burton .... still photographer
Steve Carter .... gaffer
Stacey Cross .... camera attachment
Sally Eccleston .... focus puller
David Litchfield .... key grip
Michael Metzner .... camera attachment
Nicholas Seckold .... best boy
Irene Seeto .... clapper loader
Darryl Short .... assistant grip
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kelly May .... stand-by costumer
Editorial Department
Greg Chapman .... negative matcher
Kelvin Crumplin .... color grader
Al Hansen .... digital colorist
Milena Romanin .... assembly editor
Milena Romanin .... assistant editor
Music Department
Ross Cockle .... music score engineer
Con Frantzeskos .... music supervisor
Peter Hoyland .... music supervisor
Nigel MacLean .... assistant music producer
Nigel MacLean .... musician: violin
Transportation Department
Peter Vorst .... vehicle coordinator
Other crew
Robert Connolly .... consultant
Jane Corden .... production accountant
Christian Luxton .... production runner
Tracy McKeown .... accounting assistant
Genevieve Mooy .... script editor
Annie Parnell .... production coordinator
Annette Smith .... unit publicist
Eve Spence .... continuity
Kimble Rendall .... thanks
Corrie Soeterboek .... thanks

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Rated R for strong sexual content and language
95 min | Germany:80 min | USA:84 min (approx)
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Continuity: Josh stands naked in front of the sink, with his back to the camera, but in the next shot, before he says that he thinks he's gained weight, he's wearing black and white underwear.See more »
Josh:It's sexy when their hips and their bottoms start to move around like that. But after a while I felt like my jaw was going to drop outta my head.See more »
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13 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Not sure about better but as much fun!, 18 January 2004
Author: ceallaig-1 from USA

The only bad thing I can say about this film is the fact that it took nearly four years for it to reach the US. The tag line pretty much sums it up -- what was intended as a one night stand turns into more than the participants expect. Sexy -- definitely (I may never look at wildlife documentaries quite the same way again); funny -- in many places hilarious, especially when examining the Mars/Venus aspect of burgeoning relationships (toilet seats, dressing time); and surprisingly sweet. The stars are charming, attractive and very real, and are ably supported by the rest of the cast, particularly the actress (whose name I now can't remember, my apologies!) who plays the cabbie who doubles as a relationship counselor.

There's a saying that life is what happens when you're busy making plans -- perhaps love is what can happen when you're busy having sex, if you let it. Well worth your time, and share it with a friend.

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