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Jeffrey (1995)

Jeffrey, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decides to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth ... See full summary »

Director:

Christopher Ashley

Writers:

Paul Rudnick (play), Paul Rudnick (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steven Weber ... Jeffrey
Peter Jacobson ... Man #1 (as Peter Jaconson)
Tom Cayler Tom Cayler ... Man #2
David Thornton ... Man #3
Lee Mark Nelson Lee Mark Nelson ... Crying Guy
John Ganun John Ganun ... Tourist
Michael T. Weiss ... Steve Howard
Joe Dain ... Movie Theatre Guy #1 (as Joseph Dain)
Jeffrey Ross ... Movie Theatre Guy #2
Irma St. Paule ... Mother Teresa
Patrick Stewart ... Sterling
Nicky Paraiso Nicky Paraiso ... Salesman
K. Todd Freeman ... Barney's Waiter
Robert Klein ... Skip Winkley
Patti Ann O'Connell Patti Ann O'Connell ... Cheryl the Showgirl
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Storyline

Jeffrey, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decides to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying. Written by Trena Cormier <tc691278@condor.bcm.tmc.edu>

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It's Just Sex! (Germany only) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 August 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jeffrey - Valami más See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$3,487,767
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Sir Patrick Stewart was reading the script for this film while Star Trek: Generations (1994) was in production. He found it so sad, that he used it to produce the appropriate feelings necessary for weeping during the scene where he finds out that his family back on Earth has perished in a fire. See more »

Goofs

In the cloakroom scene at the memorial, the door to the room is left ajar when the characters enter the room, but in some of the cuts you can see that it is closed. Many of the cuts showing the door both ajar and closed are immediately back to back making the change very obvious. See more »

Quotes

Jeffrey: I'm working an AIDS memorial. Another one. Curator for the Met. The usual assortment of people. His straight brother. His doctor. His gorgeous Italian boyfriend.
Jeffrey: [suddenly dawns on him] Oh my God. I'm so disgusting. You know what I'm doing? I'm cruising a memorial!
Sterling: Oh please. We all are. It's not that we're that we're not sad, it's just there's all these guys here.
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Connections

References Roots (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Taken with You
Written by Stephen Endelman & Bob Russell
Performed by Jared Barkan, Ross Hill, Andrew Rathbun & Richard Hilton
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Hysterically funny and sad in the same breath
17 August 1999 | by LanieGSee all my reviews

Hey Michael, I'm not sure what these folks are talking about, but I've seen Jeffrey tons of times, and I enjoy it more each time.

The characters are well defined, and the issues that are dealt with are not only serious, but very, very real. One thing I must say, is that there were several points during the film that I was tempted to laugh, but the serious undercurrent made me unsure if I was supposed to be laughing.

By the way Michael, nice white shorts in the gym scene.) I think the characters were fun (especially Patrick Stewart..."...not without socks Mesha..."), but Steve, with all his crazed and overpowering emotions held my attention the whole time.

love ya Michael.


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