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Ben & Arthur (2002)

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A pair of recently married gay men are threatened by one of the partners' brother, a religious fanatic who plots to murder them after being ostracized by his church.

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Arthur Sailes must have the courage to marry his beloved Ben Sheets and stand against the obstacles that face him. His brother, Victor, a devout Christian, plans to get himself reinstated into the church after they throw him out because his brother, Arthur, is gay. Written by Sam Mraovich

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Love calms the soul...and so does revenge.


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The role of Victor (played by Mike Haboush) was originally Victoria. Victoria was supposed to be the mother of Arthur. See more »

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When Arthur is at the coffee shop, there appear to be three people sitting. However, the first extra is actually Loretta Altman, who plays Mildred, who then appears as the third person, in a speaking role, in the next shot. See more »

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Victor Sailes: Look at you! What are you? A gay man! You know what? I'm never gonna have any nieces or nephews! Ever! 'Cause you know what? You're so fucked up! You know that!
Arthur Sailes: You... fuck! How dare you talk to your brother like that. You want nieces and nephews? Well, I got news for you, buddy. You don't even know how to be a brother! What kind of uncle do you think you'd make?
Victor Sailes: I resent that!
Arthur Sailes: You care more about some man named Jesus, that you never even met before, than your own family!
Ben Sheets: We're leaving.
Arthur Sailes: We're ...
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This is the worst movie ever made
8 November 2004 | by (Orlando, Fla.) – See all my reviews

I can't believe I'm dignifying this junior high school quality nonsense with a comment, but I've got time to kill and nothing else to do. The star/director/writer, etc. has ZERO talent in all these areas. The guy who played Ben is a hottie. This was shot on VHS in a couple of people's apartments. The camera/lighting guys must have been the director's nephews or something. The quality of everything was dreadful. This is an unwatchable video. I thought it might be funny bad, but it's unbearable bad. What an ego fest for the sorry guy who played Arthur. How did this home movie find distribution? Is there really a market for this? Arthur tries to be funny and dramatic and playful/charming. He's a total loser. He had to make his own film because no one else would. Brief glimpses of Ben's chest are the only good thing about this home movie. The love scene is achingly silly. The wedding scene was dumb. Then the ex-wife suddenly shows up with her hair and waves a gun around for more "drama!" This is an abomination. I bet the director/writer/star boasts about it to this day. He is delusional.


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