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Regular Guys (1996)

Echte Kerle (original title)
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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Rolf Silber
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2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christoph M. Ohrt ... Christoph Schwenk
Carin C. Tietze ... Helen
Tim Bergmann ... Edgar
Oliver Stokowski ... Mike
Rudolf Kowalski Rudolf Kowalski ... Kallenbach
Dieter Brandecker Dieter Brandecker ... Deichsel
Daniela Ziegler Daniela Ziegler ... Iris
Ina Weisse Ina Weisse ... Karin
Andreas Pietschmann ... Marco
Heinz-Werner Kraehkamp Heinz-Werner Kraehkamp ... Mofafahrer (Motorbike Driver)
Edgar M. Böhlke Edgar M. Böhlke ... (as Edgar M. Boehlke)
Antonio Putignano Antonio Putignano ... Pizzabote (Pizza Deliverer)
Martin Ankermann Martin Ankermann ... Herr Tanner
Karina Marmann Karina Marmann ... Ursula
Philipp Seiser 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.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Quotes

Edgar: The best love stories have sad endings.
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Connections

References Married... with Children (1987) See more »

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Wild Days
Performed by Fools Garden
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A cool fun film
6 February 2007 | by tomofyork2See all my reviews

A cool fun film. Rarely is a gay-themed movie interesting in it's entirety, and this one delivers. It's a contemporary story of a cop, a bit down on his luck, and where circumstances lead him, and how it changes his life and friends; all with good humor and fun. Perhaps it's not as slick as most Hollywood fare; but then Hollywood could never handle the sensitivity and characters of this story. Sure, you have to read subtitles, but the dialog is direct, intelligent, funny, and always moving this tale forward; so one quickly gets caught up in this story. With an easy-on-the-eyes cast, and some beefcake; whether you are gay, straight, or just confused, you're gonna like it.


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Country:

Germany

Language:

German | Russian | Italian

Release Date:

30 May 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Regular Guys See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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