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Nice Guys Sleep Alone (1999)

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A young man in Louisville sees his dating failures are related to his always being nice. All of his dates end up going with the rude, obnoxious guys. Deciding to change his ways, he goes ... See full summary »

Director:

Stu Pollard

Writers:

Bruce Feirstein (book), Stu Pollard (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Greene ... Slick Willie
Sean O'Bryan ... Carter
Susannah Cranage Susannah Cranage ... Nancy
Blake Steury Blake Steury ... Pat
Vanessa Marcil ... Erin
Sybil Darrow ... Maggie (as Sybil Temchen)
Brenda James ... Kate
William Sanderson ... Rufus
Maggie Lawson ... Meghan
Jeffrey Roth Jeffrey Roth ... Wally
Paul Smith Paul Smith ... Lance
Dorothy Grossman Dorothy Grossman ... Rachel
Carol Ann Leif Carol Ann Leif ... TV Testimonial #1
Chris Williams ... TV testimonial #2
Joseph Aspromonti Joseph Aspromonti ... TV Testimonial #3 (as Joey Aspromonti)
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Storyline

A young man in Louisville sees his dating failures are related to his always being nice. All of his dates end up going with the rude, obnoxious guys. Deciding to change his ways, he goes after a new acquaintance, who unfortunately is tired of the male bores she meets and is seeking Mr. Right - the rose-bearing guy who wants to be nice to her. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Casual Sex Just Makes For Casual Enemies. See more »

Genres:

Romance | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and sexual content
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Official Sites:

Lunacy Unlimited

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 January 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A jófiúk egyedül hálnak See more »

Filming Locations:

Kentucky, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Lunacy See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Three tornados touched down during the film's four weeks of production. No one was hurt, but hundreds of trees were lost at Hermitage Farm, where nearly 1/4 of the film takes place. See more »

Quotes

Carter: Too young.
Pat: Not Forever.
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Connections

Referenced in Keep Your Distance (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

You've Been So Good Up To Now
Written & Performed by Lyle Lovett
Courtesy of MCA Records/Curb Music Company
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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a cute film with beautiful views
18 February 2003 | by erinfiskjunkSee all my reviews

This is a cute and quirky film exploring the foibles of the dating scene.

It's an endearing look at the "nice guys" plight as he tries to find the one woman who is willing to be more than "just friends". I found myself cringing in embarressment as I have also probably treated some nice guys with the same friendly indifference. Not only is the story easy to identify with, it is set in the beautiful countryside of Kentucky. I found the cinematography breathtaking, complete with sweeping views of lush rolling hills and stunning horse farms. It's a beautifully shot film and a sweet story that has you rooting for the nice guy all the way!`


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