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Singles (1992)

A group of twenty-something friends, most of whom live in the same apartment complex, search for love and success in grunge-era Seattle.

Director:

Cameron Crowe

Writer:

Cameron Crowe
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1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bridget Fonda ... Janet Livermore
Campbell Scott ... Steve Dunne
Kyra Sedgwick ... Linda Powell
Sheila Kelley ... Debbie Hunt
Jim True-Frost ... David Bailey (as Jim True)
Matt Dillon ... Cliff Poncier
Bill Pullman ... Dr. Jeffrey Jamison
James Le Gros ... Andy (as James LeGros)
Devon Raymond Devon Raymond ... Ruth
Camilo Gallardo Camilo Gallardo ... Luiz
Ally Walker ... Pam
Eric Stoltz ... The Mime
Jeremy Piven ... Doug Hughley
Tom Skerritt ... Mayor Weber
Peter Horton ... Jamie
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Storyline

Romantic comedy about six of Seattle's young people, most of whom live in the same apartment building and whose lives revolve around the city's ever-expanding music scene. The inter-related stories about each character's progress through the singles scene are intriguing and often very funny, and the soundtrack is a grunge fanatic's dream, with the likes of Soundgarden, Pearl Jam and Mudhoney. Written by dirk-79

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Love is a game. Easy to start. Hard to finish.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for language, sex related dialogue and scenes of sensuality | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 September 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Vida de Solteiro See more »

Filming Locations:

Washington, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$18,472,850
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Johnny Depp turned down the role of Steve because he was uncomfortable saying "I love you" onscreen. See more »

Goofs

Debbie doesn't tell the "Expect The Best" clerk her name before he calls her "Debbie". See more »

Quotes

Doug Hughley: You know what? We're throwing down tonight over on Aloha Street! Yeah! We're gonna have three bands; it's gonna' be insane! Would you... would you get up and do a little "Wheels of Steel" for us?
Steve Dunne: Oh, no, no...
Doug Hughley: You sure? You're the only man I know who could mix Elvis Costello and Public Enemy!
[singing]
Doug Hughley: What's so funny about... peace, peace, peace... love and under... peace, peace. / Death Row, what does a brother know? peace, peace. / Yow, wow, wow, wow, wow, kapow! You're the King, man, you are...
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes after credits on video version See more »

Connections

Featured in Paul Westerberg: Dyslexic Heart (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Blue Train
Written and Performed by John Coltrane
Courtesy of Blue Note Records
A Division of Capitol Records, Inc.
By Arrangement with Cema Special Markets
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Apartment Complex Life
7 July 2004 | by msawyer-2See all my reviews

Having lived in Seattle during the years of my life most of the characters are in this movie, I was able to relate to this movie. Anyone who has lived in an apartment complex where people have dated and known a bit too much about each other can appreciate this film. The cameo appearances of members of pearl jam and xavier mcdaniel were a great touch.

The viewer is left with what I could call a warm feeling much like watching the sun set on a day towards the end of summer. Contemplation of all the good and bad that may have occurred in the last few months..

Maybe that's a bit too abstract, but if this movie gets you there then fine.

And yes, the sun does shine sometimes in Seattle!


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