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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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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.

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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:

Singles See more »

Filming Locations:

Washington, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,184,875, 20 September 1992

Gross USA:

$18,471,850

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$18,471,850
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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

Tad Doyle: as the guy whom Janet accidentally calls and he replies "I'll be right over". Tad Doyle is the lead singer of the Seattle grunge band TAD. See more »

Goofs

When Debbie and Pamela are fighting over Debbie's video date and he is listening to them through a nearby window, it is clear in the next shot that there are no windows nearby, just a door. See more »

Quotes

Janet Livermore: Somewhere around 25, bizarre becomes immature.
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Crazy Credits

Steve (Campbell Scott) goes to a house looking for Linda (Kyra Sedgwick), but a woman at the house (Debbie Mazar) tells him that she's moved out to live with some guy. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Psycho (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

Breath
Written by Eddie Vedder and Stone Gossard
Produced by Rick Parashar and Pearl Jam
Mixed by Brian Malouf
Courtesy of Epic Records
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'Somewhere around 25, bizarre becomes immature'
27 February 2010 | by ChrysanthepopSee all my reviews

Being a fan of Cameron Crowe's films, I decided to give 'Singles' a shot. It clearly isn't among his best but it has its good moments. The humour is mostly dry but not all the jokes work. It needed more punchlines. Also, I thought there was too much focus on the Kyra Sedgwick- Campbell Scott romantic track, especially since Scott is a mediocre actor at best, while the other characters aren't given enough focus as a result of which they lack development. The film drags at some points and, having watched the DVD, I thought that the deleted scenes were interesting. Like with most of Crowe's films, the soundtrack is first rate. Kyra Sedgewick and Bridget Fonda are very good while Matt Dillon has a few shining moments. Sheila Kelley is hilarious while Jim True is wasted. His character seemed interesting and I wish the writers wrote more for it. I didn't mind the movie for a one time watch but Crowe has done better than this.


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