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Denied (2004)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 27 July 2004 (USA)
Troy, a recent high school graduate, is in love with his best friend Merrick, but Merrick isn't willing to be in a relationship with him. Troy is forced to deal with Merrick's selfishness, his own aching heart, and his unfulfilling life.

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Troy, a recent high school graduate, is in love with his best friend Merrick, but Merrick isn't willing to be in a relationship with him. Troy is forced to deal with Merrick's selfishness, his own aching heart, and his unfulfilling life.

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Troy: I'm leaving. I'm leaving this crummy place. I'm exhausted. I lose.
Merrick: No.
Troy: To her, I guess. To you. I mean, you could blow me here, right now, but I'm crossing a bridge, tomorrow, and I'll disappear.
Merrick: Maybe I'll jump from this bridge.
Troy: I'd like to stay, but you're not suddenly the Merrick in my head. You're the bad Merrick. The real one. Tomorrow, even if it sucks, I'll be some place where denial is a crime, and you'd be locked up.
Merrick: Why am I scared?
Troy: Your control's slipping away.
Merrick: That's what I am?
Troy: Out ...
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One of the few great gay movies.
6 February 2005 | by (Atlanta, GA) – See all my reviews

There aren't many movies that portray mainstream gay relationships. This move does. The two main characters are very likable and have great chemistry together. "Denied" deals with the struggles gay men have coming out of themselves and the people they have grown up with. The director has done a great job of maintaining tension of the film you never quite sure what's going to happen next. There are some nice sex scenes that are tender and touching not contrived or gratuitous. If you've always wanted to see a movie that portrays how men care and love one another you will like this movie. Great dialog and acting. Film lighting and sound could be improved but are worth putting up with. Hats off to all who participated in this movie. Please do more!


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