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The Sex Monster (1999)

R | | Comedy | 15 May 1999 (USA)
Marty Barnes gets more than he wishes for when he asks his wife to join him in a menage-a-trois. She loves it and he has created a Sex Monster.

Director:

Mike Binder

Writer:

Mike Binder
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mariel Hemingway ... Laura Barnes
Mike Binder ... Marty Barnes
Renée Humphrey ... Didi
Taylor Nichols ... Billy
Missy Crider ... Diva
Christopher Lawford ... Dave Pembroke
Joanna Heimbold ... Evie Pembroke
Kevin Pollak ... Dr. Jerry Berman
Stephen Baldwin ... Murphy
Anita Barone ... Carol
Kara Zediker ... Ellen
Marisol Nichols ... Lucia
Holland Taylor ... Muriel
Melissa Denton ... Salon Customer
Noah Stone Noah Stone ... Danny
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A neurotic L.A. building contractor pushes his wife into entering into a three way sexual relationship. Unfortunately for him, his wife gets more out of it than he does and becomes a tigress seducing every female she meets including the contractor's secretary. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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A comedy that answers the question "What would happen if your wife said yes to a menage-a-trois... and loved it!" See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content including dialogue and for language | See all certifications »

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Goofs

After the game in the pool, Laura runs to the bedroom. Marty runs after her and has nothing in hands as he reaches the door. But when he enters the bedroom he holds and drops a bath towel. See more »

Quotes

Laura Barnes: There you go... all tied up and gagged... what's next?
Evie Pembroke: With a pillow... pillow
[muffled pleading]
Laura Barnes: With a pillow?
Evie Pembroke: Yes!
[giving frantic, muffled directions]
Laura Barnes: Evie, you're starting to scare me now.
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Connections

Referenced in Creating 'The Upside of Anger' (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Amazing Grace
Traditional
Arranged by Herb Ellis
Performed by Herb Ellis
Courtesy of Justice Record Company, Inc.
Under license by Justice Music
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It's got great opening credits. I'll give it that.
24 April 2003 | by BlackJack_BSee all my reviews

The Sex Monster does have one of my personal Top 10 opening film credits scenes. You certainly will enjoy seeing the lovely Mariel Hemingway dancing with a bunch of assorted beauties wearing a tight little number and carrying a corny but cute smile while doing it. The movie is another low-budget HBO type film featuring a cast of has-beens and never weres. It's much more bearable than the usual chintzy J-Lo or Meg Ryan romantic comedy but it doesn't have bring anything special to the table other than the "bisexual" angle. It has it moments but you still feel for Hemingway. She was at one time a great actress appearing in acclaimed films like "Manhattan", "Personal Best" and "Star 80". Still, it's leagues better than that film she did with her late sister Margaux called "Lipstick". As for Mr. Binder, he doesn't remind me of anything special but there are bits of Woody Allen in him.


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Official Sites:

Sunlight Productions

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 May 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sex Monster See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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