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Denial (1998)

Couples split up after a comment at an LA dinner party sets up arguments about how truthful partners are in their relationships.

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Adam Rifkin

Writer:

Adam Rifkin
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan Silverman ... Joel
Leah Lail ... Sophie
Patrick Dempsey ... Sam
Christine Taylor ... Sammie
Ryan Alosio ... Isaac
Amy Yasbeck ... Claudia
Jason Alexander ... Art Witz
Charles Shaughnessy ... Dr. Lionel Taft
Jessica Lundy ... Bonnie
Angie Everhart ... Candace
Adam Rifkin ... Reuben
Doran Clark Doran Clark ... Vicki
Hudson Leick ... Deborah
Richard Hillman ... Carl
Shawnee Free Jones Shawnee Free Jones ... Eve (as Shawnee Free-Jones)
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Couples split up after a comment at an LA dinner party sets up arguments about how truthful partners are in their relationships.

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Trivia

Patrick Dempsey and Jessica Capshaw would later go on to star and Grey's Anatomy together. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Lionel Taft: [looking at a cadaver's penis] Great scot! Look at the size of that thing!
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Referenced in Welcome to Hollywood (1998) See more »

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Friends & Lovers
Written by Tyler Bates & Dewey Terry
Performed by Uncle Fester's Toupee
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18 February 2006 | by holliemichellebpSee all my reviews

Ladies and men who do not want to be stereotyped as creeps should stay away from this one. It's no fun and a complete disappointment. More of the same old tired "boys will be boys" routine. It was largely an excuse for gratuitous female nudity and the promotion of the stupid idea that women must accept certain behavior from men. We're supposed to consider it a happy ending when a female character accepts behavior that is unacceptable and hurtful to her and keeps the jerk around instead of kicking him to the curb. As if that is the best deal she can get. It left me with a very bad impression of Adam Rifkin. It's bad enough when a very young man acts/thinks like an adolescent, but Adam is getting old enough that it is especially unattractive.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 1999 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Something About Sex See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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