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All Over the Guy (2001)

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"All Over The Guy" is a contemporary romantic comedy about the quest to find the "one" when "the one" doesn't know he's the "one." It explores the unlikely pairing of two 20-somethings ... See full summary »

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"All Over The Guy" is a contemporary romantic comedy about the quest to find the "one" when "the one" doesn't know he's the "one." It explores the unlikely pairing of two 20-somethings thrown together by their respective best friends in hopes of igniting their own romance. They do everything they can to NOT fall in love, but finally they overcome the dysfunction of their parents and surrender to their hearts. Written by Anonymous

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4 friends, 2 couples. Twice as much to lie about in the morning. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for strong sexual content and language | See all certifications »
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7 March 2002 (Australia)  »

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La otra pareja  »

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$12,852 (USA) (10 August 2001)

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$1,006,969 (USA) (2 November 2001)
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When Tom and Eli come out of the theater, a poster for The Opposite of Sex (1998) is visible by its entrance. Actors Lisa Kudrow and Christina Ricci starred in that film, Dan Bucatinsky appeared in it, and executive producer Don Roos wrote and directed it. See more »

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When Brett proposes to Jackie, he gives her the ring box and she opens it and takes the ring out. In the next shot, she just has the open box without the ring in her hand. See more »

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Jackie: I know gay men. I practically invented them.
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Features The X-Files (1993) See more »

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Please Forgive Me
Performed by David Gray
Written by David Gray
Courtesy of BMG Special Markets
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Lovely, joyful film for both gay and straight
24 August 2001 | by (Washington DC) – See all my reviews

I don't think I have ever seen a lovelier film than this. It is a complex and wonderful story of 4 friends, and it includes a seldom-seen-in-films friendship between a straight man and a gay man which was very real and very wonderful to see.

The romance between the straight characters is less interesting than that of the two gay men, however, because the two gay men come from such different worlds: one is an alcoholic WASP with alcoholic parents and the other is the son of hyper-analytical Jewish psychiatrists. The road to romance for the men is more difficult, but ultimately more rewarding and beautiful to see.

All of the characters are likeable and interesting people. It is a great date movie... a terrific feel-good movie. Everyone leaves the theatre feeling good at the end of this one. My thanks to all involved in making this lovely film. We need more like it.


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