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Max is a popular local sports broadcaster and his marriage with attractive Sam is already set up. Max is not sure he wants Sam to be his wife and offers his best friend Jay a test: Jay will try to seduce Sam and if he fails Max will have... See more »

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Max Abbitt
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Jay Murphy
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Samantha Andrews
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Linda Streicher
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Natasha
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Dara
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Cliff Randal
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Vicki Pelam
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Andrea
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Priest
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Bartender / Springer Guest
Tag Mendillo ...
Wedding Guest at Bar / Springer Guest
Justine Bentley ...
Beautiful Woman at Bar
Liza Cruzat ...
Dara's Friend #1
Jessica Mills ...
Dara's Friend #2
Sammy Sosa ...
Sammy Sosa
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Jerry Springer
Mike Squire ...
Spanish Man in Bed
Marco Siviero ...
French Man in Bed
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Heckler
Philip Rayburn Smith ...
Fan on the Street
Jayson Fate ...
Rudolpho
Ross Bon ...
Blue Kings Lead Singer
Antimo Fiore ...
Tony
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Beautiful Woman on Rollerblades
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Dining Host (uncredited)
Charles William Breen ...
Jay's Agent (uncredited)
Christopher Free ...
Springer Audience Member (uncredited)
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Bar Patron (uncredited)
Shannon Watson ...
Timmy (uncredited)

Directed by

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Doug Ellin

Written by

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James Frey ... (story)
 
James Frey ... (screenplay) and
Doug Ellin ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Thomas J. Busch ... line producer
Andrew Form ... producer
James Frey ... associate producer
Mark S. Hoerr ... associate producer
Warren Kohler ... associate producer
Rick Lashbrook ... producer
Stephen Levinson ... executive producer
Tag Mendillo ... producer
Liza Moore ... associate producer
David Schwimmer ... executive producer

Music by

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Joseph Vitarelli

Cinematography by

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Thomas Del Ruth ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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David Finfer

Editorial Department

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Antonia G. Carey ... apprentice editor
Bernhard Lebourne ... editing intern (as Bernhard Larsson)
Liza McDonald ... additional editor
William S. Scharf ... additional editor
Jennifer-Noel Dennis ... post-production assistant (uncredited)

Casting By

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Ferne Cassel

Production Design by

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Charles William Breen ... (as Charles Breen)

Set Decoration by

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Tricia Schneider

Costume Design by

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Susan Kaufmann

Makeup Department

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James Lacey ... makeup artist
Judie Tallman ... makeup artist
Denise Wynbrandt ... key makeup artist

Production Management

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Thomas J. Busch ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Gary B. Goldman ... assistant director
Don H. Julien ... second assistant director

Art Department

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David Conaghan ... lead man
Nicky Despres ... art intern
Bob Fagan ... art department coordinator
Joe McEvoy ... art intern
Timothy McGee ... swing gang
Michael Yario ... swing gang
Terry Ziemke ... swing gang

Sound Department

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Brian Best ... sound editor
Jason Johnston ... second boom operator
David Obermeyer ... sound mixer
Blair Scheller ... boom operator
Dean St. John ... adr mixer / foley mixer
Shawn Sykora ... sound editor
Bernard Weiser ... sound editor
Gary Wells ... re-recording engineer
Richard E. Yawn ... supervising sound editor
Jennifer-Noel Dennis ... sound assist (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Art Bartels ... key grip
Gerrit Dangremond ... camera operator
Charles S. Hodes ... still photographer
Michelle Mann ... assistant camera
Elizabeth Miller ... camera intern (as Elizabeth Smith)
James A. Miller ... gaffer (as Jim Miller)
David Morenz ... first assistant camera (as Dave Morenz)
Steven Silverstein ... camera loader
Richard Sobin ... second assistant camera
David Lee Paul ... grip (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Gina Marie Ome ... set costumer

Location Management

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Jenny Fumarolo ... location production assistant

Music Department

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Nicole Garcia ... musician
Mary Ramos ... music supervisor
Allan K. Rosen ... music editor
Michelle Silverman ... music supervisor (as Michelle Kuznetsky)
Dan Wallin ... score mixer

Script and Continuity Department

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Alicia Accardo ... script supervisor

Other crew

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David Abbitt ... production accountant
Harold Caldwell ... office production assistant
Mishell Glockler ... production coordinator
Russell Green ... production assistant (as Russ Green)
Adam Hiebeler ... production assistant
Ashley Jenkins ... assistant to producer
Michele Kohnhorst ... production assistant
Cody Lassen ... office production assistant
Matt Lexow-Gray ... production assistant
Ana Loncar ... assistant to producer
Erin MacLeod ... assistant coordinator
Melissa Nusbaum ... assistant accountant
Sunni-Ali Powell ... production assistant
Stuart Wolf ... unit publicist
Randee Lynne Jensen ... creative assistant (uncredited)

Thanks

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Cliff Dorfman ... special thanks
Gregg Vance ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Max is a popular local sports broadcaster and his marriage with attractive Sam is already set up. Max is not sure he wants Sam to be his wife and offers his best friend Jay a test: Jay will try to seduce Sam and if he fails Max will have enough trust in Sam to go on with a marriage. Jay refuses, but soon they become professionally connected with Sam. Written by Anonymous

Plot Keywords
Taglines There are three sides to every love story. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Une fiancée pour deux (France)
  • Zwei Männer, eine Frau und eine Hochzeit (Germany)
  • Bésame, tonto (Spain)
  • Namoro a Três (Brazil)
  • Hűségteszt (Hungary)
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Runtime
  • 93 min
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Box Office

Opening Weekend United States $2,308,145, 01 Mar 1998

Did You Know?

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Trivia During the restaurant scene when a woman offers to sleep with Max, he turns to her and says "How you doin'?", an obvious nod to his work on the show "F·r·i·e·n·d·s", where this a recurring line. See more »
Goofs In the opening scene, it sounds like the preacher is pronouncing them "Husbands and Wife." To be fair, he may be saying "Husbance", but it is definitely not "Husband." See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Kissing a Fool/An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn/Krippendorf's Tribe/The Real Blonde/Dark City/The Long Way Home (1998). See more »
Soundtracks We Are In Love See more »
Quotes Max Abbitt: True love cannot be found where it does not truly exist, nor can it be hidden where it truly does.
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