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Ari (Kevin Bacon) and Sam (Kyra Sedgwick), have incendiary sex a lot and burn down apartment blocks, wig-wams, etc...

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Ari
... Sam
... Liam (as Bruce Martyn Payne)
... Pia
Buckley Norris ... Dr. Weiss
... Rivkah
... Carlton
... Fireman
Byrne Piven ... Rabbi Lichenstein
... Wee Willie
... Wisconsin Del
Bo Sharon ... Cowboy Young 'Un
Daniel Ben Wilson ... Indian Young 'Un
Jeff Silverman ... Lawyer
William John Murphy ... Neal (as William J. Murphy)
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As soon as they meet Ari and Sam get into a pretty passionate - and combustible - relationship. Indeed, the scenes of their rendezvous often seem reminiscent of the Chicago Fire. But the course of true flaming lust never runs true, and as they try to handle their all-consuming passion their two best friends endlessly meet to compare notes on developments. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick also appeared in Lemon Sky (1988), Murder in the First (1995), The Woodsman (2004), Cavedweller (2004), and Loverboy (2005). See more »

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Ari claims Sir Isaac Newton discovered gravity when he was hit in the head in 1692 by a 'Red Delicious', an apple variety that did not exist in 17th century England and would not exist for another 200 years until the cultivar was recognized and named in 1892 in Iowa, U.S.A. 'Red Delicious' is actually a retronym for the 'Delicious' apple, the 'Red Delicious' name wouldn't come into usage until 1914 when Stark Nursery introduced it's 'Golden Delicious' apple to differentiate between the two.. See more »

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Liam: If you get a chubby, I will fucking kill you.
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Features In Old Chicago (1938) See more »

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"Flute Quartet #1
Written by Perry La Marca
Performed by The Perry La Marca Orchestra
Published by Abe Songs
Courtesy of Abe Music
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Oddly appealing
28 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

Pyrates is the kind of movie that would never be considered for an award. But it is not as bad as I expected. The concept is unusual, and the humor warped enough to keep you entertained. Yes, there are some slow spots but there are some extremely funny routines as well and overall it is oddly appealing. Definitely worth a check at the rental video shop.


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