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The Velocity of Gary (1998)

Valentino is an Ex Adult film star very much in love with his girlfriend Mary Carmen....and boyfriend Gary. Things take a tragic turn when Valentino is rushed to the hospital after ... See full summary »

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Dan Ireland

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James Still
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vincent D'Onofrio ... Valentino
Salma Hayek ... Mary Carmen
Thomas Jane ... Gary * (His Real Name)
Olivia d'Abo ... Veronica
Shawn Michael Howard ... Coco
Khalil Kain ... Venus
Chad Lindberg ... Kid Joey
Cordelia Richards Cordelia Richards ... Jana Roberts
Danny Arroyo ... Thug #1 on Street
Bingo Bingo ... Rodney
Jason Cutler Jason Cutler ... Romaine
Elizabeth D'Onofrio ... Dorothy
Hawk D'Onofrio ... Running Boy (as Hakan D'Onofrio)
Keegan de Lancie ... Choir Boy
Ravell Dameron Ravell Dameron ... Receptionist in Clinic
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Storyline

Valentino is an Ex Adult film star very much in love with his girlfriend Mary Carmen....and boyfriend Gary. Things take a tragic turn when Valentino is rushed to the hospital after collapsing on a city street and is diagnosed with HIV/AIDS...Forcing Mary Carmen and Gary to push aside their jealousy & differences to take care of the man they both love while he is dying. Ultimately finding comfort, understanding, and strength in the other. Written by ~~Pixie~~

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated R for strong sexual content, language, some drug use and violent images | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 July 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Velocity of Gary* *(Not His Real Name) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Quotes

Valentino: I don't wanna live without you guys. And now I don't wanna die without you.
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References Men in Black (1997) See more »

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Two good actors wasted on a nowhere plot
16 March 2007 | by richp-11See all my reviews

This is without a doubt the worst, I say worst, movie I have ever seen. What a waste of talent, what a lack of plot. I cannot say enough bad about it. I invited gay friends to see it and two out of three had fallen asleep before it was into a half an hour. They left and I watched it in agony until the bitter end. I am sure Hayek does not want to be reminded of it. I am gay and wanted to see something gay and interesting. This does not even begin to fit that bill. Don't, I repeat, don't even think of watching it. The illness which Valentino has is never quite explained. One would think it was AIDS but it looked more like TB. The changing of scenes is terribly confusing. The main character is so out of his element with D'Onofrio and Hayek.


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