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Naked in New York (1993)

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Naked in New York begins in the car of grown up Jake, he is talking to us about his girlfriend, Joanne, (watch for the facial expressions) and to whom you can turn to for help while facing ... See full summary »

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Daniel Algrant

Writers:

Daniel Algrant (as Dan Algrant), John Warren
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Stoltz ... Jake Briggs
Mary-Louise Parker ... Joanne White
Ralph Macchio ... Chris
Jill Clayburgh ... Shirley, Jake's Mother
Tony Curtis ... Carl Fisher
Timothy Dalton ... Elliot Price
Lynne Thigpen ... Helen
Kathleen Turner ... Dana Coles
Roscoe Lee Browne ... Mr. Ried
Whoopi Goldberg ... Tragedy Mask on Theater Wall
Paul Guilfoyle ... Roman, Jake's Father
Calista Flockhart ... Acting Student
Arabella Field ... Tammy Taylor
LisaGay Hamilton ... Marty
David Johansen ... Orangutang
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Storyline

Naked in New York begins in the car of grown up Jake, he is talking to us about his girlfriend, Joanne, (watch for the facial expressions) and to whom you can turn to for help while facing life ('your parents, nyaa, I don't think so'). From there it flashes back to his memories of his parents, college, house across from a squirrel infested peanut factory, best friend, writing career and Joanne. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 April 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Naked in New York See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$1,038,959

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,038,959
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The first film to be written and directed by Daniel Algrant, based on the autobiographical short film he wrote while a film student at Columbia. The executive producer of the film was one of his teachers at university - Martin Scorsese. See more »

Quotes

Jake Briggs: [while his girlfriend is taking pictures of him naked on the top of a giant rock] Can we get arrested for this or something?
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Referenced in Serial Mom (1994) See more »

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Too Good To Be True
Performed by The Greenberry Woods
Produced by Andy Paley
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Thoughtful and Intelligent, Sincere and Sweet
3 July 2011 | by jayraskin1See all my reviews

Eric Stoltz and Mary Louise Parker don't go for the big laughs, they do go for the little ironies that bring big smiles. This is kind of Neil Simonesque at its best, which is most of the time. It is about a young writer getting his work produced as an off-Broadway play for the first time. Everybody is good, but for me Kathleen Turner as the very insecure star seducing the talented young writer is the highlight. It is kind of a low rent version of Bettie Davis in All about Eve, but Turner makes it believable that she would be willing to sleep with the author to get the part. The other highlight is Tony Curtis as the cynical producer taking a chance on the young playwright. He was 68 years old here, but he looks ten years younger and really seems to be enjoying the work. After his T.V. series Vegas ended in 1981, Curtis really didn't get much work. He only had about three or four good parts in good films the last 25 years of his life, which is quite sad. Curtis describes the play by the lead character as having problems and not being very funny, but he does note that it has a certain honesty about it. That could be said about this movie. What it lacks in drama, it makes up for in honesty and sincerity.


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