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Cruising Bar (1989)

R | | Comedy | 14 July 1989 (Canada)
In this outrageous comedy (where the lead characters are played by the same actor), four men from very different backgrounds set out to go "babe-hunting" on a Saturday night. Follow a very ... See full summary »

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Robert Ménard
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michel Côté ... Jean-Jacques / Gerard / Patrice / Serge
Louise Marleau ... la divine
Geneviève Rioux ... Sonia
Véronique Le Flaguais ... Gertrude
Diane Jules ... Lisette
Marthe Turgeon ... Mado
Pauline Lapointe Pauline Lapointe ... Marguerite
Jean Pierre Bergeron ... Nosel
Roger Léger ... Jaws
Tony Nardi ... Marcello
Marcel Gauthier Marcel Gauthier ... L'oreille
Annette Garant Annette Garant ... Vendeuse
Linda Sorgini Linda Sorgini ... Sophie
Lynne Adams Lynne Adams ... Jessica
Marie-Élaine Berthiaume Marie-Élaine Berthiaume ... Diane
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In this outrageous comedy (where the lead characters are played by the same actor), four men from very different backgrounds set out to go "babe-hunting" on a Saturday night. Follow a very shy nerd, a broken- hearted junkie, a snob yuppy, and a middle-aged married man through their amazing ordeal! Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content,language and drug use | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada

Language:

French

Release Date:

14 July 1989 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Meat Bar See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$3,400,000
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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A fun film by great Québec actor Michel Côté
25 September 2005 | by pauleauSee all my reviews

You have to give Michel Côté credit, this 4 character role is no easy feat, but he pulls it off well in this original comedy. The film could have been trimmed a bit here and there, and the situations get a bit too corny, but all in all it's worth seeing.

Canadians are always wondering what our culture is. Well it's our neighbors to the east, Québec, who create the most unique and diverse films in the country. Their unique style, accent on characters and situations make these Québecois films always a treat to see, with production values mostly top notch. And if you don't understand french, just read the subtitles.


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