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Casual Sex? (1988)

R | | Comedy | 22 April 1988 (USA)
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While attending a singles retreat, two female friends-- one promiscuous, the other unlucky with men-- share their philosophies on love, sex, men, and dating in the wake of the 1980s AIDS epidemic.

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Geneviève Robert
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lea Thompson ... Stacy
Victoria Jackson ... Melissa
Stephen Shellen ... Nick
Jerry Levine ... Jamie
Andrew Dice Clay ... Vinny
Mary Gross ... Ilene
Valerie Breiman ... Megan
Peter Dvorsky ... Matthew
David Sargent David Sargent ... Frankie
Cynthia Phillips Cynthia Phillips ... Ann
Don Woodard Don Woodard ... Gary
Danny Breen ... Dr. Goodman
Bruce Abbott ... Keith
Susan Ann Connor Susan Ann Connor ... Dierdre
Dan Woren ... Clerk
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Storyline

Two girls go away to a holiday resort looking for a change of pace, hoping to meet some nice men for a change. They discover that they can't find the perfect man, and this forces them to reconsider their attitudes to men in general. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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A lighter look at what happens in the dark. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alkalom szüli a szexet See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,840,032, 24 April 1988

Gross USA:

$12,277,096

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$12,277,096
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Cinemax)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Casual Sex? is the first studio feature film to acknowledge the fear of AIDS that was sweeping America in the late 1980s. See more »

Goofs

During the scene with Melissa at the doctor's office, when she is being told of all the afflictions she has, the doctor incorrectly calls the AIDS virus "Acute Immune Deficiency Syndrome" instead of its correct label of "Acquired Immunnodeficiency Syndrome." See more »

Quotes

Stacy: [narrating] It was the early eighties, and sex was still a good way to meet new people.
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Referenced in Without Walls: Sexual Intercourse Began in 1963 (1990) See more »

Soundtracks

Jingle Bell Rock
Written by Joe Beal & Jim Boothe
Performed by Bobby Helms
Courtesy of MCA Records
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Funny, yet light
6 May 2000 | by Quinoa1984See all my reviews

Casual Sex is a good comedy, for women, but I actually enjoyed a few parts. Those parts were all of Andrew Dice Clay, who actually can be a good actor when the time comes around (if not a little sarcastic). Hopefully he can make a comeback someday (if he hasn't already), because these type of films aren't made as often as they used to be. A-


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