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The Night We Never Met (1993)

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Sam has a problem with his roommates: they are disgusting, and don't seem to share his views on responsibility, privacy, and basic hygiene. Such is his discomfort with his living ... See full summary »

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Warren Leight

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew Broderick ... Sam Lester
Annabella Sciorra ... Ellen Holder
Tim Guinee ... Kenneth
Michelle Hurst ... Leslie
Dana Wheeler-Nicholson ... Inga
Brooke Smith ... Catha
Mary B. McCann ... Yogurt-Eating Date
Naomi Campbell ... French Cheese Shopper
Michael Mastro ... Triple Creme Cheese Shopper (as Michael Mastrototaro)
Katharine Houghton ... Less / More Cheese Lady
Mary Fulham Mary Fulham ... I'm Double Parked Lady
Kathryn Rossetter ... Excuse Me Shopper
Steven Goldstein ... 3rd Cheese Man
Catherine Lloyd Burns ... Deli Customer
Bitty Schram ... Pharmacy Clerk
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Storyline

Sam has a problem with his roommates: they are disgusting, and don't seem to share his views on responsibility, privacy, and basic hygiene. Such is his discomfort with his living arrangements that he agrees to share the occupancy of another flat: he gets two nights a week, the owner (a sleazy frat-boy yuppie named Brian, soon to be married) and Ellen (a would-be painter seeking relief from her boring marriage) each get their separate nights in the flat. Things go extremely well until Sam and Brian swap nights without telling Ellen, who attributes the "nice" things that happen around the place to the slob Brian, while berating the responsible Sam for his hedonistic lifestyle. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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A comedy with room for romance.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 April 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Noite que Nunca Nos Encontramos See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$1,884,814
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Michael Imperioli who plays one of the customer's at the Dry Cleaners owned by Annabella Sciorra in the film, would go on to appear on Law & Order, filling in for Jessie L. Martin's character at the exact same time (2005), that Sciorra would be co-starring on Law & Order: Criminal Intent as a regular and in which Warren Leight's the films' writer/director would be the Executive Producer and the film's cinematographer, John Thomas would be the primary DP on the series. See more »

Quotes

Inga: You are welcome to me!
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Soundtracks

Score Musicians:
Arthur Baron: Trombone
Steve Elson: Bass clarinet, clarinet & tenor sax
Ralph Olson: Alto sax & clarinet
Steven Bernstein: Fluegelhorn & trumpet
Ronald Zito: Drums
John Beal: Double bass
Marc Ribot: Guitar
Don Leight: Guest soloist
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Cracked me up out loud! Losers look for love.
8 July 1999 | by DoryOSee all my reviews

Matthew Broderick and Annabella Sciorra are people you actually care aobut in this film -- the others are over-the-top caricatures: wild-boy stock brokers, food snobs at Dean & Deluca, flaky performance artist sexpot, nosy elderly neighbors, vegan blind date, etc.

Fun stuff.


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