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One Night at McCool's (2001)

R | | Comedy, Crime | 27 April 2001 (USA)
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Every man has a different recollection of the beautiful young woman who wreaked havoc on their lives during one heated night.

Director:

Harald Zwart

Writer:

Stan Seidel

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Dillon ... Randy
Mary Jo Smith ... Bingo Caller
Michael Douglas ... Mr. Burmeister
Paul Reiser ... Carl
Reba McEntire ... Dr. Green
John Goodman ... Detective Dehling
Richard Jenkins ... Father Jimmy
Sandy Martin ... Bingo Vendor Woman
Liv Tyler ... Jewel
Andrew Dice Clay ... Utah / Elmo (as Andrew Silverstein)
Ric Sarabia ... Uniformed Cop at Bar
Tim DeZarn ... Detective Ertagian
Leo Rossi ... Joey Dinardo
Rob Neukirch Rob Neukirch ... Deliveryman
Andrea Bendewald ... Karen
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Storyline

After another hard night at McCool's, bartender Randy runs into Jewel. The seductive lady seems to have evaded a rape pretty closely, and when the man comes back, she puts a bullet in his head. After all these events (and others), Randy takes Jewel home, and the two become a couple. Yet Jewel begins to develop into a very demanding girlfriend and drives Randy into committing crimes for her and her elaborate lifestyle. Randy's cousin Carl is driven crazy by Randy's incredibly sexy girl as well as the investigating officer, Detective Dehling. Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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Taglines:

A story about finding the perfect woman... and trying desperately to give her back. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

27 April 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Un ángel seductor See more »

Filming Locations:

Agoura Hills, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,520,041, 29 April 2001, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,290,673, 10 June 2001
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Company Credits

Production Co:

October Films,Furthur Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the McCools bar there is a red and white FFK banner, the football team from Harald Zwarts hometown Fredrikstad in Norway See more »

Goofs

When Jewel brings the car home to show Randy, it is all covered in dirt and soot. Then as Detective Dehling pulls up in his car, you see the back of Jewel's car is shiny and clean. This is before the infamous "wash" scene, which happens as Detective Dehling is leaving. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Bingo Caller: N-43. Four-three on the N.
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Crazy Credits

In Memory of Stan Seidel See more »

Alternate Versions

The DVD features an alternate ending where after, we see 'Paul Reiser' get smashed by the garbage dumpster, it continues as we see Matt Dillon in his destroyed home and John Goodman lying dead on the floor; the cops come and arrest Dillon because they think he was responsible for the shooting and then we see Liv Tyler and Michael Douglas drive off and live happily ever after. This ending is refered to as "Alternate Depressing ending". See more »

Connections

References Falling Down (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Down With Love
(1937)
Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg (as E.Y. "Yip" Harburg)
Performed by Lisa Ekdahl
Courtesy of BMG Sweden
Under license from BMG Special Products
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Interesting, funny film about sexual obsession.
26 January 2002 | by coop-16See all my reviews

I must admit, I liked this movie, and didnt find it all misogynist. It could be subtitled, three ways of looking at LiV Tyler. Three different men become obsessed with the same woman,and tell their stories to very different characters;One man(John Goodman) tells his story to a priest(the very funny Richard Jenkins).For Goodmans charcter, the Liv Tyler character is an idealized saint, the second coming of his sainted wife,Theresa.For Paul Riesers character(who tellls story to a shrink(a fine, understated performance by the great Reba Mcintire),the Liv Tyler character is simplyan object of (kinky)sexual fantasy.Finally Matt Dillons rather dimwitted charcter tells HIS side of the story to a sleazy hit man, played by Micheal Douglas.All three of these narratives of obsession are told simultaneously,and all are amusing. Finaly the film ends in a bizarrely funny climax, that I wont give away.


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