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Score (1974)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Adult | 16 April 1974 (USA)
Liberated '70s couple seduce another couple into experimentation with bisexuality and group-sex.

Director:

Radley Metzger

Writer:

Jerry Douglas (screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Claire Wilbur Claire Wilbur ... Elvira
Casey Donovan Casey Donovan ... Eddie (as Calvin Culver)
Lynn Lowry ... Betsy
Gerald Grant ... Jack
Carl Parker Carl Parker ... Mike
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Storyline

A happily married bisexual swinging couple, Jack and Elvira who spend their days lounging around the villa making bets and having sex. One weekend, they turn their sights on a couple of naive newlyweds, Betsy and Eddie and bet on whether or not they can seduce the two. Their small get together at their luxury Riviera villa turns into a night of secrets, seduction, and sexual discovery like no other. Elvira and Jack depict bisexuality perfectly as a swingers couple, having sex with each other as well as members of the same sex. When it comes to our naive newlyweds, Eddie is clearly a closeted homosexual and Betsy undoubtedly wants to be more than friends with Elvira while still maintaining an interest for the men in her life. Jack and Elvira allow these young partners to achieve a sexual liberation - regardless of sexuality. Written by lament

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Taglines:

Totally Different! Come to a deliciously wild weekend of "mixed doubles!" See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Adult

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

The Off-Broadway play was set in an apartment in Queens, New York City. Director Radley Metzger changed the location to an outdoor foreign locale in order to open the play up and make it more colorful. See more »

Quotes

Elvira: [handing Betsy the joint] Smokee?
Betsy: [smiling and fixated on the joint being handed to her] Okay.
Elvira: Do you want a pill?
Betsy: [without so much as a fleeting pause] Oh I can't take the pill, I'm Catholic.
Elvira: Not *the* pill... *a* pill.
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Alternate Versions

The original VHS release cut out almost all instances of male frontal nudity (while keeping male rear-views and all female nudity intact).The current DVD version is also missing 30 minutes of hardcore footage that was shown in the theatrical version See more »

Connections

Featured in Triple X Selects: The Best of Lezsploitation (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Where is the Boy
(uncredited)
Written by Croatian Trio
Performed by Croatian Trio
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Radley Metzger, the auteur of adult film!
28 February 2000 | by kdufre00See all my reviews

"Score" is an amazing cult classic that should be seen by everyone. Even though I have only seen one other of Radley Metzger's movies ("The Lickerish Quartet"), I don't hesitate in calling him an "auteur of adult film." To call his movies "soft-core porn" would be an insult. "Score" and "Lickerish Quartet" are both top-notch turn-ons.

What I liked about "Score" was the fact that nothing about it ever seemed gratuitous, given the subject matter. The same-sex seduction scenes in the movie were fun and genuinely erotic. I especially loved the oh-so subtle ways the characters would flirt and come on to each other. The fact that the nudity was used very sparingly only added to the erotic tension. The movie literally teases and arouses the viewer from beginning to end. And the love scenes between the two men (Jack and Eddie) and the two women (Elvira and Betsy) were done in beautiful taste.

While very elegant and aesthetically pleasing, "Score" never takes itself too seriously. I think anyone could easily be hypnotized by this movie if they give it a chance. It is beautiful.


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Country:

Yugoslavia | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 April 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Score See more »

Filming Locations:

Bakar, Croatia See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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