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Spread -- In Los Angeles, Nikki (Kutcher) is a sexual grafter who uses his assets to enjoy the city's richest women and their lifestyle. Soon he finds himself torn between two very different women: Samantha (Heche), a lawyer who 
who gives Nikki more than he’s ever had before, and Heather (Levieva), a waitress and equally savvy grafter in her own right.
Spread -- Here's a clip from David Mackenzie's sex comedy, Spread.
Spread -- Interview: Sebastian Stan "On Harry and Nikki's relationship"
Spread -- Interview: Margarita Leviva "On Heather and Nikki's relationship"
Spread -- Interview: Anne Heche "On Samantha"

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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Jason Hall (screenplay)
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Release Date:
8 July 2009 (France) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
It's a business doing pleasure. See more »
Plot:
A sex comedy centered on a serial womanizer and his jilted lover. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Spread is no fairy tale or "van halen video" Spread is about people struggling to get where they want to be by unconventional methods…and not quite getting there. See more (52 total) »

Cast

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Ashton Kutcher ... Nikki

Anne Heche ... Samantha

Margarita Levieva ... Heather

Sebastian Stan ... Harry

Ashley Johnson ... Eva

Sonia Rockwell ... Christina

Rachel Blanchard ... Emily

Shane Brolly ... Prince Stelio

Eric Balfour ... Sean

Maria Conchita Alonso ... Ingrid

Derek Carter ... Delivery Guy

Jordan Black ... Kevin
Dani Levine ... Nadia

Sarah Buxton ... Helen
Peter Marc Jacobson ... Plastic Surgeon

Jenae Altschwager ... Stripper (as Jane Altschwager)

Lindsey Broad ... Emily's Roommate

Amy Motta ... Woman in Airport (aka Matron)

Lauri Johnson ... Meter Maid / Doris

Madison Bauer ... Nikki's Mother
Josh Richman ... Club Bouncer / Himself

Iglesias Estefania ... Bella Girl (as Estefania Iglesias)

Reeve Carney ... Lead Singer
Nick Lee ... Waiter
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Vince Allen ... Sexy Pool Guy (uncredited)

Landon Ashworth ... Prince Stelio's Guard (uncredited)
Anya Assante ... Club Goer (uncredited)
Brent Battles ... Date #1 (uncredited)

Anthony Bergeron ... Valet (uncredited)

Hart Bochner ... Will (uncredited)
Andie Bottrell ... Waitress (uncredited)

Candice A. Buenrostro ... Sexy Pool Girl (uncredited)

Christie Burson ... Sexy Pool Girl (uncredited)

Jennifer Cambra ... Dancer (uncredited)

Pinky Campbell ... Nikki's Ex-Girlfriend (uncredited)

Andrew Craghan ... Waiter (uncredited)
Brandy Crow ... Stripper (uncredited)
Vicki Damante ... Dancer / Club Goer (uncredited)

Renee Darmiento ... Kissing Girl (uncredited)

Vivian Dominguez ... Heather's Co-worker (uncredited)

Kris Edwards ... Bartender (uncredited)
Ashley Green Elizabeth ... Dancer (uncredited)

Lourdes Faberes ... Prince Stelio's Gang (uncredited)

Blake Cooper Griffin ... Man at Bar (uncredited)
Marc Gruninger ... Hot Pool Guy (uncredited)

Lejla Hadzimuratovic ... Dancer (uncredited)

Bron Heussenstamm ... Jen's Date (uncredited)
Austin Honaker ... The Better Looking Bartender (uncredited)

Lanre Idewu ... Sexy Pool Guy (uncredited)

John Ierardi ... Instigator (uncredited)
Siso Kamburov ... Sexy Pool Guy (uncredited)

Sarah Karjian ... Prince Stelio's Gang (uncredited)

Tommy Kijas ... Jason - Head Waiter (uncredited)
Olivia May ... Sexy Club Goer (uncredited)

Adrienne McQueen ... Sexy Pool Girl (uncredited)

James M. Myers ... Hot Pool Man (uncredited)
Nicole Nogrady ... Waitress (uncredited)

Caitlin O'Connor ... Bikini Girl (uncredited)
Shanna Olson ... Sexy Pool Girl (uncredited)
Paul Michael Ramirez ... Man in Bar (uncredited)

Georgia Reed ... Dancer (uncredited)

Korrina Rico ... Restaurant Girl (uncredited)

Jessica Rizo ... Beautiful Latina Love Interest (uncredited)
Jessica Lynn Sadowski ... Party Goer (uncredited)

Laura Shields ... Club Love Interest (uncredited)

Michael Sidisin Jr. ... Bartender (uncredited)
Geoff Stirling Jr. ... Ralph (uncredited)
Kaye Marie Talise ... Club Goer (uncredited)

Directed by
David Mackenzie 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Jason Hall (screenplay)

Jason Hall (story) &
Paul Kolsby (story)

Produced by
Anthony Callie .... executive producer
Jason Goldberg .... producer
Jason Hall .... associate producer (as Jason Dean Hall)
Ron Hartenbaum .... executive producer
Aaron Kaufman .... executive producer
Elliot Kaufman .... associate producer
Paul Kolsby .... executive producer
Douglas Kuber .... executive producer
Ashton Kutcher .... producer
John Limotte .... executive producer
Mark Moran .... line producer
Peter Morgan .... producer
Karyn Murphy .... associate producer (as Karyn Spencer Murphy)
Myles Nestel .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
John Swihart 
 
Cinematography by
Steven Poster 
 
Film Editing by
Nicholas Erasmus 
 
Casting by
Richard Hicks 
David Rubin 
 
Production Design by
Cabot McMullen 
 
Set Decoration by
Beth Wooke 
 
Costume Design by
Ruth E. Carter 
 
Makeup Department
Tracey Levy .... makeup department head
Anthony Miner .... hair stylist
Rhonda O'Neal .... key hair stylist
Nina Paskowitz .... hair department head
Leah Vautrot .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
J.M. Logan .... post-production supervisor
Brian Tanke .... unit production manager
Nancy Valle .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Christopher S. Bryson .... first assistant director
Irina Bryson .... key second assistant director
Todd Havern .... additional second assistant director
Terrence B. Zinn .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Camellia Cox .... graphic designer
Andrew Guinn .... props assistant
Dallas Richard Hallam .... assistant property master
Jason E. Hatfield .... props
Ty Jones Jr. .... set dresser
Sasha Kanno .... art department coordinator
Ben Lewis .... property master
Vincent Luizzi .... set dresser (as Vince Luizzi)
Sara Petersen .... art department assistant
 
Sound Department
Steve Blazewick .... sound utility
Sean Byrnes .... sound utility
Mark DeSimone .... adr mixer: New York
William Jacobs .... sound effects editor
William Jacobs .... sound effects recordist
Nicholas James .... dialogue editor
Robert Lowe .... boom operator
Coleman Metts .... production sound mixer
Jason Oliver .... adr recordist
Steve Pederson .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Purcell .... sound recordist
Chris Reynolds .... additional re-recording mixer
Brad Sherman .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Mandy Arnold .... digital artist
David Cole .... digital colourist
Donnie Creighton .... digital intermediate producer
Ryan Helsley .... digital intermediate producer
Sadie D. Johnson .... digital intermediate assistant producer
Vincent Lavares .... data manager: Laser Pacific
Bruce Mann .... digital artist
Michael S. Pryor .... visual effects producer: Laser Pacific
 
Stunts
Kim Robert Koscki .... fight coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ismael Araujo Jr. .... grip
Kelly Beaird .... grip
Greg Brooks .... dolly grip
J.A. Byerly .... rigging gaffer
Mitch Byerly .... best boy rigging electric
Paolo Cascio .... camera operator
Paolo Cascio .... director of photography: additional photography
Cheli Clayton .... first assistant camera
Vidal Cohen .... key grip
Peter Drinco .... key grip
James Gembala .... set electrician
David Allen Grove .... additional Steadicam operator
David Allen Grove .... additional camera operator: "a" camera
Annika Iltis .... second assistant camera
Gembala James .... electrician
Ray Patrick .... super technocrane operator
Craig Price .... grip
Dale Robinette .... still photographer
Michael A. Savage .... best boy
Jimmy Simak .... camera operator: EPK / Behind The Scenes (as James Simak)
Taj J. Teffaha .... Steadicam operator
Taj J. Teffaha .... camera operator: "a" camera
Alpheus Underhill .... grip
Alexandra Weiss .... film loader
Eric Whitehead .... dolly grip
Elan Yaari .... gaffer
Jack M. Guberman .... lamp operator (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Sande Alessi .... extras casting
Kristan Berona .... extras casting
Joey Cee .... casting assistant
Alex Christopoulos .... casting intern (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Anton Schneider .... personal costumer
Kara Stanford .... costumes
Marta Villalobos .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Valance Eisleben .... digital intermediate conformist
Scott Hatcher .... first assistant editor
Carrie Oliver .... digital intermediate editor
Jason Auerbach .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Lance Spindler .... color timer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
William Jacobs .... music editor
Brian H. Kim .... composer's assistant
Elizabeth Miller .... music supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Collin Butrum .... transportation captain
Shawn Coulter .... transportation coordinator
Henry Kessler .... transportation co-captain
David Oppenheim .... picture car coordinator
 
Other crew
Cameron Arguelles .... quality control
Wynona Becker .... intern
Steve Berman .... completion bond
Alison Cohen .... production counsel (as Alison S. Cohen)
Natalie Damico .... location manager
Christian de Gallegos .... international distribution
Max Dionne .... assistant: Jason Goldberg
Dale Dreher .... location scout
Eric Fierstein .... location manager
Scott Fleisher .... assistant: David Mackenzie
Matt Gatson .... production accountant
Vicki Goldsmith .... production assistant: Basecamp
Eric Johnson .... production assistant
Joe Kobzan .... production assistant
Gabriella Ludlow .... production legal
Dan Masciarelli .... production assistant
Ryan McDonald .... key set production assistant: NY
Jan McWilliams .... script supervisor
Molly Moran .... production coordinator (as Molly Bennett)
Karyn Murphy .... assistant: Ashton Kutcher (as Karyn Spencer Murphy)
John Paliferro .... key set production assistant
Rob Pellecchia .... production counsel
Marilyn Penn .... post-production accountant
Dan Perri .... title designer
Joshua Brian Pierce .... production secretary
Ian J. Putnam .... production assistant
Brandon Schiffman .... set production assistant
Josh Swoveland .... key craft service
Tina Yeh .... location manager: NY
Naomi Yospe .... assistant coordinator
Tammy Maples .... animal trainer (uncredited)
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity and language
Runtime:
97 min | USA:97 min (Sundance Film Festival)
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Certification:
Argentina:18 | Australia:R (2009) | Canada:18A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | France:-12 | France:U (with warning) | Germany:16 | Ireland:18 | Mexico:B15 | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:R18 | Norway:15 | Portugal:M/16 | Singapore:R21 | South Korea:18 | Sweden:Btl | Taiwan:R-18 | UK:18 | USA:R (certificate #45330)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Jennifer Jason Leigh was originally cast as Samantha.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Nikki:My whole life it was obvious I was going to end up in this city. I don't want to be arrogant here, but I'm an incredibly attractive man. I can't help it, I don't try to be, I just am. When I was a kid my mother's best friend used to tell me that I was gonna be a little heart breaker. Turns out she was right. Her husband came home from work one day and found us fuckin' on the Stairmaster. Los Angeles, California - that's where all the beautiful little heart breakers go to live the dream. 30,000 of them arrive here every single month. 30,000 prom kings and queens, and Little Miss Cute Tits every one of them with stars in their eyes and a dream in their heart. When I first came out here, I had a dream - a dream of an easy life. I was gonna get rich from lyin' around having my picture taken. I was gonna live in the hills and drive a noisy yellow sports car and f*ck 6' girls who weighed 89 lbs. Guess what? Most of it came true.
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Soundtrack:
This Ship Was Built to LastSee more »

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Spread is no fairy tale or "van halen video" Spread is about people struggling to get where they want to be by unconventional methods…and not quite getting there., 26 August 2014
Author: Desiree (moviesaccordingtodes@gmail.com) from United States

Ashton Kutcher costars with the beautiful Margarita Levieva. He plays a young Hollywood wannabe, Nikki. He appears put together, handsome, rich and successful due to his wardrobe, the women he sees, and the houses he occupies; unbeknownst to everyone he encounters Nikki is poor and homeless. Nikki makes his living by sleeping with rich women; he then becomes their lovely charity case. The women find themselves attached to him and want him as their own. Nikki is perfectly fine with the situation until he meets Heather (Levieva). She, like him, makes her living by targeting rich men. The two are attracted to each other and begin an unconventional relationship. Things are going well until Nikki wants Heather all to himself. Will the two gigolo types be able to have a real functional relationship?

Spread was decent. It wasn't like anything else I have seen which made it fascinating. The plot was intriguing. While watching the film I became more and more disappointed as time went on. There wasn't much development or room for this movie to progress. I felt as though it were stuck in a bit of a rut.

I was both surprised and pleased by the ending. Not every relationship ends with a happy ending. Sometimes love isn't enough. Spread proves that and shows that to us through common situations with a slight twist from reality.

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