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Good Dick (2008)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  3 October 2008 (UK)
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A look at the relationship between a lonely introverted girl and a young video store clerk vying for her attention.

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They're in their 20s. He works in a video store; he's eager, chatty, sleeps in his car. She rents adult films, looks disheveled, rarely speaks. He chats her up, she brushes him off. He takes her address from store records and contrives to run into her. He rings her doorbell; she tells him to go away. He invents a story of a great-aunt who's died; she lets him in but holds a butcher knife between them. So it goes. He presses for a relationship; she ignores him, insults him, or yells. He's persistent, inviting her out, cooking, washing her hair. Both have demons and, as their natures become more clear, his addictive personality and her sex nausea may be on a collision course. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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$5,036 (USA) (10 October 2008)

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$15,542 (USA) (17 October 2008)
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Bryce Dallas Howard and Seth Gabel credited as Kissing Woman and Kissing Man are married in real life. See more »

Quotes

Woman: You're disrupting my whole life.
The Man: All I am is good for you.
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Excellent screenplay and direction
1 November 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I came across this film by accident. A very fortunate accident for me. The characters and the plot were very believable. I am a retired police officer having worked in the NYPD and in Colorado. I have met people like her and have spent a lot of time dealing with their issues. I was glued to my TV and when the film ended as I had watched one of the best films ever. The main plot was very well developed along with two or three sub-plots involving other characters. Culver City is filled with a lot of pseudo-intellectuals who all believe that they are somehow film experts and filled with all sorts of wisdom about life in general. This adds to the great direction as the viewer is watching life in that community as the main characters are developed.


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