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Echte Kerle (1996)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Romance | 30 May 1996 (USA)
Christoph, cop and self-confident macho, has trouble with his fiance. After a long night he wakes up in the arms of Edgar, a good-looking, gay auto-mechanic. His live gets more and more ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Christoph Schwenk
Carin C. Tietze ... Helen
... Edgar
... Mike
Rudolf Kowalski ... Kallenbach
Dieter Brandecker ... Deichsel
Daniela Ziegler ... Iris
Ina Weisse ... Karin
... Marco
Heinz-Werner Kraehkamp ... Mofafahrer (Motorbike Driver)
Edgar M. Böhlke ... (as Edgar M. Boehlke)
Antonio Putignano ... Pizzabote (Pizza Deliverer)
Martin Ankermann ... Herr Tanner
Karina Marmann ... Ursula
Philipp Seiser ... Anton
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Christoph, cop and self-confident macho, has trouble with his fiance. After a long night he wakes up in the arms of Edgar, a good-looking, gay auto-mechanic. His live gets more and more troublesome after his girl friend throws him out of their apartment and as last resort he moves to Edgars place. Working together with a new, good-looking, very self-confident, female collegue, but living with a good-looking gay guy makes him pretty uncertain about his sexuality and his role as a cop. Written by Konstantin Articus <KArticus@aol.com>

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Wer ein Auto klaut, hat die Polizei am Hals. Oder im Bett. Oder beides.

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Edgar: The best love stories have sad endings.
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Performed by Kerstin Pfau
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Very entertaining
21 August 2003 | by See all my reviews

I have already seen a plenty of comedies about police men, macho men being dumped by girlfriend and then becoming sensible, men questionning their sexuality or a movie covering all those categories. But I have never seen such a pleasant comedy offering very clever funny situations and jokes as well as moving moments. There is one scene in this movie which, during the shot, made the crew on the set cry. I won't tell which scene it is, maybe you'll discover it by yourself, only so much: It's a dialogue which marks the end of something. I don't know how well the translation of the movie into English is, but everybody who understands German and gets the opportunity to see it in German - do it. It's very entertaining and definitely worth watching it!


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