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Relax... It's Just Sex (1998)

R | | Comedy | 10 June 1998 (France)
A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back... See full summary »

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P.J. Castellaneta
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mitchell Anderson ... Vincey Sauris
Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ... Buzz Wagner (as T.C. Carson)
Seymour Cassel ... Emile Pillsbury
Lori Petty ... Robin Moon
Serena Scott Thomas ... Megan Pillsbury
Jennifer Tilly ... Tara Ricotto
Susan Tyrrell ... Alicia Pillsbury
Cynda Williams ... Sarina Classer
Paul Winfield ... Auntie Mahalia
Billy Wirth ... Jared Bartoziak
Eddie Garcia Eddie Garcia ... Javi Rogero
Tim Perez ... Gus Rogero (as Timothy Paul Perez)
Chris Cleveland ... Diego Tellez
Gibbs Tolsdorf Gibbs Tolsdorf ... Dwight Bergman
Kathryn Bundy Kathryn Bundy ... Marcia Fu
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A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back and ultimately rape one of their attackers, the group becomes strongly divided on their actions. Jennifer Tilly is the mother hen of the group who tries to hold everyone together. The lesbian lovers break up when one admits to having an affair with a man. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, language and a scene of violence | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Producer Steven J. Wolfe's aunt makes a cameo as the nurse who leads the cast to Tara's hospital room. See more »

Quotes

Megan Pillsbury: Could we may be not talk about Sarina for five minutes, please?
Alicia Pillsbury: You don't real have to be so testy, dear. After all, you did live together for a very long time....
Megan Pillsbury: For god's sake, mother. Anyone else's parents would be thrilled their daughter was out of a lesbian relationship and seriously seeing a man. A handsome successful good man at that. But you two, you just carry on!
Alicia Pillsbury: [to Jared] She always was the testy one! Um ha ha!
Emile Pillsbury: [in a low voice] Alicia, I think it's enough.
Alicia Pillsbury: No, it's time for honesty ...
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Crazy Credits

Selected Clothing for Javi and Additional Cast Members provided by Pop Icon/Herbie Velez See more »

Connections

References One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Funiculì, Funiculà
Written by Luigi Denza and Peppino Turco
Performed by The Mills Brothers
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My goodness
3 October 2000 | by Brandy-28See all my reviews

Late one night on a Monday (if you can believe it) there was nothing and I mean nothing on television, until I came to this movie called Relax....It's just sex. I saw a couple of familiar faces and decided to stick around. When you get right down to it. This movie is about everyone. Whether your white, black, latino, from the middle East or China, male, female, gay, straight, lesbian, whatever. This movie is about love, friendship, sex, tears, death, life and everything else that comes in the middle of all that. See this movie. Trust me, at the end you'll go ---- yeah...


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

10 June 1998 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Nyugi, ez csak szex! See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$269,167, 2 May 1999

Gross USA:

$452,654
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Dolby SR

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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