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Wild Roomies (2004)

Roomies (original title)
After his last girlfriend slept with his last roommate, Reno Rizzolla moves to L.A. with his new girlfriend... and chaos ensues when the debt on the house forces him to get roommates.


Oliver Robins

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Cast overview, first billed only:
A.J. Buckley ... Reno
Holly Fields ... Holly
Jennifer Lyons ... Nicole
Joel Michaely ... Christian
David Wheir David Wheir ... Chad
Michelle Brookhurst ... News Reporter
Shelly Kurtz ... Uncle Charlie
Chris Jacobs Chris Jacobs ... Greg (as Christopher Jacobs)
Andrew Shaifer Andrew Shaifer ... Doug
Adam Wylie ... Mr. Asher
Miranda Bailey ... Janice
William Zabka ... Slick Salesman
Crystal Lett ... Party Girl
William Bassett ... Mr. Seeley
Darin Cooper ... Advisor


In Texas, the insecure Reno Rizolla has been living with his girlfriend Holly for six months. Reno is jealous but does not want to get married now with Holly that promises to give him a bj only after their marriage. Reno does not accept to have roommates since his last girlfriend betrayed him with his roomie. Reno is unsuccessfully trying to sell a boxing bag that he has invented. Out of the blue, Reno is fired from his job and evicted from his home. However his Uncle Charlie unexpectedly dies in Los Angeles and Reno and Holly travel to the City of Angels. Reno learns that have inherited a mansion and the Mercedes Benz from his uncle, but no money since Charlie had spent his fortune with a stripper. Further, the manor still have five years mortgage loan to be paid. Without any other option, they decide to rent two rooms to pay the debts. The handsome Chad and the sexy Nicole rent the rooms and Reno and Holly become jealous of them. Reno has not patented his boxing bag and soon he ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Plot Keywords:

hot | farce | roommate | texas | house | See All (37) »


Roomies...they'll screw you every time. See more »


Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

4 June 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wild Roomies See more »

Filming Locations:

Dallas, Texas, USA See more »


Box Office


$400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,120, 4 June 2004, Limited Release
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Three of the cast members (Jennifer Lyons, Joel Michaely, Michelle Brookhurst) had previously worked together on the movie CAN'T HARDLY WAIT with Seth Green and Jennifer Love Hewitt. See more »


About 7 minutes into the film, when Holly and Christian are in the car, Holly's seat belt is on in one shot, off the next and then back on. Several times... See more »


Spoofs Basic Instinct (1992) See more »


State of Mind
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Just milking the cash cow.
2 August 2004 | by chaospunkSee all my reviews

Oh boy.. This movie is so mediocre I don't really know what exactly to write about it.

I think it's easier to write what it's not:

It's not very entertaining. It's not original. And there's not one character in the whole movie I cared about.

Kind of reminds me of a certain reality TV show on MTV, but without any interesting people. It just drags on and on and I could hardly wait for it to end. The only thing that kept me from switching it off was Jennifer Lyons (c:

I thought a long time about this movie to find one good thing to say about it. What I liked was the reminder not to judge a person by the first impression you get (as Holly did when she accused Nicole) which earns it a score of 2 out of 10 instead of a 1.

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