How to Go Out on a Date in Queens (2006)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  28 July 2006 (USA)
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A self-proclaimed dating expert tries to get his best friend, who lost his wife two years earlier, back into the dating scene, with disastrous results.



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Three relationships turn sour during dinner at a popular eatery: A self-proclaimed dating expert persuades his friend, who lost his young wife three years earlier, to go out on a date, which turns out to be disastrous; the restaurant's manager learns that her boyfriend is going to bet their entire savings on the Super Bowl that night instead of proposing to her; and a bookie takes his mistress out for dinner and tells her that he is being targeted by the Russian Mafia. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for some sexual content and language

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25 May 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just rented How to Go Out on a Date in Queens and was not at all disappointed. If you are looking for a good movie that succeeds in combining humor and drama, this is the perfect film for you. Although the undertones were funny, that did not at all take away from the poignant ending. One aspect of this movie that I enjoyed was how it forced you to really think about the relationships humans have. The message is delivered smoothly and effortlessly by Michelle Danner, who directed in, starred in, and produced How to Go Out on a Date in Queens. Renting this movie is a definite must; everyone who does not is missing out on a satisfying piece of entertainment.

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