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Lie Down with Dogs (1995)

Tommie is a young guy in Manhattan with a dead-end job handing out fliers in Times Square. At the beginning of a fateful summer, he has a chance encounter with a friend who tells Tommie ... See full summary »

Director:

Wally White

Writer:

Wally White
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Cast

Credited cast:
Wally White Wally White ... Tommie
Bash Halow Bash Halow ... Guy
James Sexton James Sexton ... Eddie
Darren Dryden Darren Dryden ... Ben
Randy Becker ... Tom
Wendy Adams ... Sally
Michel Richoz Michel Richoz ... Michi
Marti Cooney Marti Cooney ... The Doctor (as Martha J. Cooney)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Benjamin Bailey Benjamin Bailey ... Square State No. 3
Ty-Ranne Grimstad Ty-Ranne Grimstad ... Carmeletta
David Matwijkow David Matwijkow ... Charlie
Tim McCarthy Tim McCarthy ... Houseboy
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Tommie is a young guy in Manhattan with a dead-end job handing out fliers in Times Square. At the beginning of a fateful summer, he has a chance encounter with a friend who tells Tommie that he's headed to Provincetown, on the Cape, for a long weekend. Tommie is inspired to make his own trek to P-town, where he goes on a summer long, balls-out quest for Mr. Right, even though he has no money and holds his breath each time he uses his American Express card. In the course of the summer, Tommie looks for a work as a house boy at various inns, works several jobs, benefits from the kindness of a stranger, and gets involved with a series of men. Is it all worth it? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Taglines:

On Your Mark. Get Set. Party.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality and language, and for some drug use | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 June 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Acuéstate con tíos See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,812, 2 July 1995

Gross USA:

$240,280

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$240,280
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

References Longtime Companion (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

House of Love
Written by Kenny G. Lewis and Erick Morillo
Performed by Smooth Touch
Courtesy of Strictly Rhythm Records
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I didn't like this picture very much so I didn't see it 3 times in 4 years
12 January 2009 | by mrdonleoneSee all my reviews

I read a lot of bad reviews of this movie and I saw it 2 times in almost 4 years, but it remains not funny. Well, I have to admit, some things are really original, but that doesn't mean it's well performed. The actor's couldn't act and the director is the star is the producer is the screenplay writer! This picture was doomed to fail, because only Welles and Tarantino can do this. If you're planning to direct a movie you've written and payed for, and acted in, fine, go ahead, but don't show it to people outside your family.

But I don't want to write too many bad things about this (cult?!) movie. This picture is good because it's bad and that's the reason you should see this film: to watch and learn how you shouldn't make movies. And if you watch it when you're happy, you can see that the clichés were showed for a reason.


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