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The Long Weekend (2005)

 -  Comedy  -  26 June 2006 (UK)
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A comedy about two brothers, uptight Ed and playboy Cooper. Ed has a weekend to save his career, but Cooper has other plans for the weekend; to help his stressed out brother get lucky with the ladies.

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Cooper and Ed are brothers: Coop acts, in ads and soaps, spending his real energy chasing women for one-night stands. His younger brother Ed, an earnest young man, works in an ad agency. For the past year, since finding his girlfriend in bed with another man with a video camera running, Ed has been in a funk: he's carried a torch, his social life has tanked, and his work has suffered. Ed will be fired on Monday unless he can save a major account. It's his birthday weekend: he wants to work, but Cooper wants Ed to rediscover his sex life. Cooper works hard to help Ed score, but disaster piles on disaster. Can a decent guy save his job and get a life? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Two Brothers. One Weekend. No Shame. See more »

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the sexy brothers Grimm!!
23 June 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

having nothing to do on a Friday night and all of a sudden remembered of the thought of mine to watch long weekend as it looked funny(the cover at the video store). the plot was fine and the flow was natural. from the beginning it looked like a new line story for the funny home tapes. bet the producer went thru all the funny and nasty videos they could find. at last a sexy comedy NOT from high school. the actors was fine and Cobie Smulders was great on her little part.

now the bad parts of the story, they didn't really show coops early life nor his career in that one year, and funny how much he got from the modeling to afford stuffs he use and spend. well thats not the major thing about a comedy and over all it was great. i wonder why it is still below 5?


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