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Amy's Orgasm (2001)

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Story of a 29-year-old Ivy League-educated, self-help author as she grudgingly falls for a shock-jock radio host with a reputation for hitting on his bimbo guests.

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Priest
Mary Ellen Trainor ...
Amy's Mom
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Shannon Steele (as Kira Reed)
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Tina (as Nell Balaban)
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Beautiful Guy
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Amy is Jewish, nearing 30, single, and the successful author of "Why Love Doesn't Work," a self-help book for women who aren't in love. She's also a self-described sexorexic - she hasn't had sex with a man in four years and has never had a "mental orgasm." She gets plenty of advice - from her publicist, from her best friends (a married couple), from her parents, and from a priest to whom she goes to confession - so there's lots of conflicting emotion and analysis when she starts dating Matthew Starr, a good-looking playboy who's a popular L.A. male-chauvinist-pig radio shock jock. Each of Amy's theories and rules is put to the test - people may not change, but can love work? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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A kiss-and-tell-all comedy.

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Comedy | Romance

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

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21 October 2004 (Israel)  »

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Amy's O  »

Box Office

Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,750 (USA) (23 August 2002)

Gross:

$119,664 (USA) (13 September 2002)
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Trivia

Many video shops would not stock a release with "orgasm" in the title, so the title of the home video and DVD release is "Amy's O". See more »

Quotes

Amy Mandell: The primary difference between a man and a woman is that man gets his self-esteem when a woman says yes and a women gets hers when she says no.
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I'm So Excited
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24 March 2003 | by (Syracuse, NY) – See all my reviews

I really liked this film. As a man, I am sure that this was driven by the fact that Julie Davis is a hottie who wore very sexy clothing. I also enjoyed the several hot sex scenes. (Face it. Isn't this one reason that Sex and The City is so popular.)

This really was the kind of movie that a man a woman watch right before they have sex. This isn't a bad thing.

This movie was supposed to be wierd in the first place. The confessions to a horny priest, the shooting, the voices yammering in her head where designed to be quirky. Rather than analyse the heck out of the movie, I just let it be what it was.

I have heard that this is an ultra low budget film. Yet, the quality of the shooting seems very good.

I also liked the fact that Julie David didn't go for some super smooth skinned beauty to play the part. She looked like a real woman and therefore, was irresistable.

Romantic comedies of today tend to be mindless and cute and sappy anyways. So the ending of the film was status quo.

I recommend it.


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