With 15 year reunion coming up, Kathy has sexual fantasies of her high school sweetheart. She's married, so she sends her BFF to check him out and report back. Things get complicated.

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Donald Petrie

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Harley Jane Kozak ... Kathy Whiting
Elizabeth McGovern ... Emily Embrey
Bill Pullman ... Peter Whiting
Brad Pitt ... Elliott Fowler
Larry Miller ... Joe Dubin
Ken Wahl ... Tom Andrews
Ginger Orsi ... Gina
Leigh Ann Orsi Leigh Ann Orsi ... Hannah
Felicia Robertson Felicia Robertson ... Carol
Kenny Twomey Kenny Twomey ... Mr. Lucky
Florence Schauffler ... Museum Docent
Elaine Mee Elaine Mee ... Chunky Woman
John Horn John Horn ... Pastor
Wilma Bergheim Wilma Bergheim ... Ladies at Church
Mary Marsh Mary Marsh ... Ladies at Church
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Storyline

Kathy is married to Peter. Now she can't help but wonder how things could have been if she got together with her old boyfriend, Tom. Being married prevents from doing that so she asks her friend, Emily to go to him and see if she can sleep with him then tell Kathy how it was. When Emily tells Kathy that things were awesome, their friendship suffers, at the same so does Kathy's marriage. Things get even more complicated when Emily learns she's pregnant, and she's not certain if it's Tom's or her boyfriend, Elliot. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Two Women. Three Men. One Secret. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Damian Elwes, brother of actor Cary Elwes and producer Cassian Elwes, is the artist responsible for the paintings Elliot Fowler (Brad Pitt) creates in the film. See more »

Goofs

When Kathy is shown blowing up the last balloon, she applies transparent tape to it (off screen), and then affixes it to the ceiling. This does not require helium-filled balloons. See more »

Quotes

Kathy Whiting: I was kind of happy, in a miserable kind of way.
Peter Whiting: Is that worse than being miserable in a happy kind of way?
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Spoofs 9½ Weeks (1986) See more »

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It wasn't terrible
7 August 2002 | by jeffrey-46See all my reviews

...but it wasn't great, either. An okay, light-hearted, feel-good comedy. Had a little too much TV-sitcomishness about it, and the main character lady was a little too neurotic, and her husband was a little too suspicious in a TV sitcom sort of way. But all of that was just "a little" and overall it was fun to watch. Mind you -- we caught it on cable -- I wouldn't have wanted to rent it!

I give it a B-


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 April 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Favor See more »

Filming Locations:

Lake Oswego, Oregon, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,487,238, 1 May 1994

Gross USA:

$3,134,381

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,134,381
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Company Credits

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Nelson Entertainment See more »
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Dolby | Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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