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Boat Trip (2002)

R | | Comedy | 21 March 2003 (USA)
Two straight men mistakenly end up on a "gays only" cruise.

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Cast

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Hector
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Sonya the Coach
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Inga
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Tom (as Ken Campbell)
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Perry
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Felicia's Dad
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Sheri
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Storyline

Jerry and Nick are two best buddies whose love lives have hit rock bottom, Jerry's especially, having just vomited all over his fiancée on a hot air balloon trip prior to proposing to her. To escape their troubles and find women, they book a trip on board a cruise-liner, unaware the travel agent has just played a horrid trick on them in retaliation for Nick offending his secret gay lover. And that's the trick; it's a gay cruise-liner for gay men to meet and mingle. Slowly but surely, the two main characters begin to realize this and in turn get into a lot of humorous predicaments. Written by corrections by perugirl527@yahoo.com

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The first thing Nick and Jerry want to do when they get on this boat is get off. See more »

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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21 March 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Krstarenje  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,815,075, 23 March 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$8,586,376, 4 May 2003

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,872,571, 7 November 2003
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Filmed entirely in Cologne, Germany, and on a cruise ship out of Athens, Greece. The ship cruised the Mediterranean for ten days while filming, and stopped in Alexandria, Istanbul, and Rhodes. The island scenes were filmed on the isle of Hydra, Greece. See more »

Goofs

After Gabriela rescues Jerry from of the pool, her hair is completely dry in seconds. See more »

Quotes

[after Nick insults him]
Lloyd Faversham: [flirtatiously] How do you know I love to be humiliated.
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Connections

Featured in Needs More Gay: Boat Trip Needs More Gay (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Maneater
Written by Daryl Hall, John Oates and Sara Allen
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Harmless vulgar sex-farce on a Ship of Poofs
23 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

I picked this one up (the DVD version) totally on impulse the other night, not having a clue as to what it would really be like. The title, cover design and descriptive blurb on the back of the DVD would indicate something quite different than a couple of guys who accidentally wind up on a cruise for gay men.

But no matter, as the film turned out to be a "guilty pleasure" sort of comedy. In that respect it's not unlike "Deuce Bigalow, Male Gigolo", or some of the more risqué Benny Hill skits: sure it's stupid, vulgar and corny, but sometimes exactly those kinds of comedies can fill a comedy niche with certain viewers.

Most of the humor IS combination corny/vulgar - with some of it venturing into the gross-out variety. But, I did laugh out loud more than once, and at least found myself chuckling throughout most of it. The scenery is great - I mean, you've got the Swedish suntanning team prancing around in bikinis, providing proof that Swedes aren't all a bunch of square-heads afterall. (Victoria Silvstedt, who really is from Sweden, is quite beautiful, BTW). In addition, there are some picturesque scenes of a Mediterranean coastal town where the cruise ship makes a port visit. The cruise-ship set - created on a soundstage in Cologne, Germany, believe it or not - is quite well done (I was going to say "gorgeous", but since I'm straight, I guess I shouldn't use that word).

Roger Moore co-stars, and I wasn't shocked or disappointed or disgusted (as some other commenters appear to have been) to see the great former James Bond, 007 make an appearance in the film, playing a double-oh-gay, double-okay sort of old poof. He actually has some pretty funny lines in the film, especially at the end when they are preparing to sky-dive.

The other actors - Cuba Gooding Jr., Horatio Sanz, Roselyn Sanchez, et al - were certainly more than adequate to convey the whole silly sex-farce comedy of the film.

So, I would have to recommend it as worth seeing - the caveat being that it's probably intended more for adults, and for those times when you want a light-hearted, zany, not mean-spirited sex-farce sort of comedy. (You'll never look at Roger Moore in a James Bond film the same way again, I guarantee it!).


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