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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.

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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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Company Credits

Production Co:

Miramax,Tribeca Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Kevin Anderson and Jeanne Tripplehorn would go on two appear in two popular novel to film adaptations after this film was released in the Spring of 1993. Anderson would appear in Rising Sun starring Sean Connery and Wesley Snipes and Tripplehorn would appear in the hit, The Firm starring Tom Cruise, with whom Anderson co-starred in Cruise's breakout film, Risky Business, ten years earlier. Both released in June 1993. Both Anderson and Tripplehorn play important vital roles in each film. See more »

Quotes

Inga: You are welcome to me!
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Soundtracks

One Memory at a Time
Performed by Dale Watson & The Lone Stars
Courtesy of Restless Records
(P) 1992 Restless Records
Written by Dale Watson (as D. Watson) & Don Watson (as D. Watson)
Published by Watson Texas Music (BMI)
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Three's a Crowd
18 January 2012 | by wes-connorsSee all my reviews

Three New Yorkers decide to share a Greenwich Village apartment, rotating use of the place for different purposes, on different days. First up is bearded gourmet cheese clerk Matthew Broderick (as Sam Lester); he wants a quiet place to cook romantic dinners for dates, and hopefully have sex. Next tenant is bored painter Annabella Sciorra (as Ellen); she wants a place to paint, and also considers an extramarital affair. Third is well-coiffed sports fan Kevin Anderson (as Brian McVeigh); he wants a place to drink beer and watch ballgames with the guys, without fiancée Justine Bateman (as Janet Beehan) around. The three mix-up their days and Ms. Sciorra accidentally targets Mr. Anderson as a sex partner when she really wants Mr. Broderick. Oops...

***** The Night We Never Met (4/30/93) Warren Leight ~ Matthew Broderick, Annabella Sciorra, Kevin Anderson, Justine Bateman


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