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The Opposite Sex and How to Live with Them (1992)

Jewish Jack-the-lad David seriously fancies smart, rich Anglo-Saxon Carrie as soon as he first offends her in a Boston bar. They run into each other again and though she still says she ... See full summary »

Director:

Matthew Meshekoff

Writer:

Noah Stern
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Arye Gross ... David Crown
Courteney Cox ... Carrie Davenport
Kevin Pollak ... Eli
Julie Brown ... Zoe
Mitchell Ryan ... Kenneth Davenport (as Mitch Ryan)
Mitzi McCall ... Freida Crown
B.J. Ward ... Giselle Davenport
Philip Bruns ... Irv Crown (as Phil Bruns)
Jack Carter ... Rabbi
Tess Foltyn Tess Foltyn ... Hanna
David DeCastro David DeCastro ... Beer Vendor
Donald Brown Donald Brown ... Crackerjack Vendor
Aaron Lustig ... Movie Bully
Connie Sawyer ... Waitress from Hell
Steven Brill ... George / French TV Announcer
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Storyline

Jewish Jack-the-lad David seriously fancies smart, rich Anglo-Saxon Carrie as soon as he first offends her in a Boston bar. They run into each other again and though she still says she finds him appalling he works on it and they are soon together. His even more reprehensible best mate and her blousy best friend watch bemused as the two fall deeply in love and then apparently as fatally out again. Written by Jeremy Perkins {jwp@aber.ac.uk}

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They were the perfect couple... Then they fell in love.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexual dialogue | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 March 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Opposite Sex ... and How to Live with Them See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$690,966
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Eli: Two beers.
Ball park attendant: Lite beer?
Eli: Do I look like a pussy?
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References Dune (1984) See more »

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still waiting for the DVD as well
25 October 2006 | by clg_hdgSee all my reviews

..rented this at a local video store some years back,and have held onto my old VHS copy (the only VHS tape in my movie collection,i might add),in the hopes that one day it will be available on DVD.it is just a funny,repeat-view,movie.the characters are mostly identifiable with people that we've known or do know,the situations are not far off from nowadays.Courtney cox and ayre gross are perfect in their roles,as was Kevin pollack.no matter what movie he comes out in,from the grumpy old men movies to serious stuff,he always makes a film that much better.the same cannot be said for Julie brown.need an annoying,grating sidekick type? Julie brown it is.here's to hoping for a DVD release someday.


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