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The Men Next Door -- This is a fast-paced comedy about a 40-year-old gay man who finds himself dating two equally lovable men - a secure 50-year-old who came out later in life, and an adventurous 30-year-old who wasn't looking for a relationship. What he doesn't find out right away is that the two men are, in fact, father and son.

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A gay man finds himself torn between two lovers who happen to be father and son. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Eric Dean ... Doug

Heidi Rhodes ... Evelyn

Mark Cirillo ... Woody
Trevor Knight ... Temp

Chris Damon ... Philip (as Christopher Schram)

Christopher Patrino ... Christopher

Rachel Alig ... Bambi

Devon Michael Jones ... Derek

Michael Nicklin ... Jacob

Benjamin Lutz ... Colton
David Alanson Bradberry ... Will (as David Alanson)

Ronnie Kroell ... Darren
Kevin F. Sherry ... Bad Sweater Guy

Directed by
Rob Williams 
 
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Rob Williams (written by)

Produced by
Rodney Johnson .... producer
Michael NgTang .... associate producer
Christopher Patrino .... executive producer
Rob Williams .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jake Monaco 
 
Cinematography by
Paul D. Hart 
 
Film Editing by
Mike Justice 
 
Makeup Department
Sunny Drissia .... key makeup artist
Chrishauna Jackson .... makeup artist
 
Art Department
Jason Frazier .... graphic designer
 
Sound Department
Ryan Kaiser .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Stephen Kitaen .... first assistant camera
Anthony Palato .... behind-the-scenes videographer
Ryan Tait .... key grip
 
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Jake Monaco .... original music by
 
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Jessica Tilk .... craft service
Shannon Van Dorn .... legal services
 
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Robert Cox .... special thanks
Michelle Ehlen .... special thanks
Peter James Smith .... special thanks
 

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84 min
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Jacob:You boys have fun. I'm going to, uh, eat this in my room, which is ten feet that way - behind those thin walls, in case anybody needs me.See more »
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References Muriel's Wedding (1994)See more »
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11 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
not as funny as it thinks it is, 13 February 2013
Author: sugarfreepeppermint from London

This is the type of comedy that might appeal to Will and Grace fans. It also is very much like a gazillion of youtube videos out there, where groups of bad amateur actors put together little comical gay themed vignettes. As in those, in this film they have literally copied the mildly bitchy West Hollywood repartee straight from their dinner parties, bar chat, office banter and pasted it into this story about a professional Quadragenarious gay man and his professional gay friends, an annoying fag hag, and two lovers: "the men next door."

The main actor seems to think that his every acting effort should be followed by curving his lips in an pouting way (no sweetie, it's just not cute, you're not a 13 year old teenage girl). He has zero charisma and no sex appeal. Every joke cracked, I couldn't as much as raise a smile, it merely instilled irritation. And believe me, I do know how to appreciate a well delivered camp performance; this simply is not. The other actors carry no humour with them, except for the "straight" brother character.

I could only bear watching this for about 20 minutes before I gave up. The best thing about the film is the HD quality. But perhaps that would have been of better use if the interiors were less Ikea showroom, and a bit more more lush. I prefer to go to a gay bar on Santa Monica Boulevard myself, and eavesdrop into people's conversations; that will provide me with a whole lot more entertainment than this not so terribly funny flick.

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