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Date and Switch (2014)

 -  Comedy  -  14 February 2014 (USA)
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Two guys who make a pact to lose their virginity before prom find their friendship tested when one of them comes out of the closet.

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High school seniors Michael and Matty make a pact to help each other lose their virginity before their high school prom. Their plan hits a snag when Matty tells his best friend that he's gay. Michael's supportive but awkward attempts to help Matty fit in put a strain on their decade-long friendship. Their friendship is further tested when Michael falls for Matty's former girlfriend and Matty falls for a guy whom Michael wouldn't approve of. Prom looms and Michael and Matty have to repair their friendship and then figure out their love lives. Written by Anne Campbell

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Love's all about finding the right combination.

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Rated R for strong sexual content including crude dialogue, pervasive language, drug and alcohol use - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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For GAY and SRAIGHT dudes.
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As a gay man, I'm happy to see a gay-related-film without sex scenes or stereotypical characters. There's no flags, awkward coming outs, clichés or any of that. In fact, this isn't as much a gay-related film as it is about friendship. We get to see two guys, both dealing with their newly discovered difference and trying to stay friends in their own way.

For the straight audience, I believe this can be equally funny and touching. The movie really shows how a straight guy can still be friends with a gay dude. Nothing has to change. Also, it's nice to see a gay character that isn't effeminate, overly dramatic or promiscuous. An original and refreshing teen story I must say.


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