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Better Than Sex (2000)

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After a one-night stand a couple is faced with the terrifying possibility of what they really want.

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Jonathan Teplitzky
1 win & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Wenham ... Josh
Susie Porter ... Cin
Catherine McClements ... Sam
Kris McQuade ... Taxi Driver
Simon Bossell ... Tim
Imelda Corcoran ... Carole
Dina Gillespie ... Girl B
Emily Saunders Emily Saunders ... Girl C
Laura Keneally Laura Keneally ... Girl D
Leah Vandenberg ... Girl E
Tammy Macintosh ... Girl F
Mark Priestley ... Guy A
Tamblyn Lord Tamblyn Lord ... Guy B
Jason Clarke ... Guy C
Jason Chong ... Guy D
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Storyline

He wakes up in her bed. He's Josh, an Australian photographer living in London, on holiday in Sydney, leaving in three days. She's Cinthia (Cin), a dress designer. They've met at a party and shared a cab back to their respective places, they're attracted to each other, he'll be gone in three days (no complications), so he stays the night. Each of them talks to the camera occasionally, commenting on what happens; so do her female friends and his male ones. An omniscient taxi driver also helps out. How will those three days go? What could be better than sex? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Taglines:

3 days in the life of a 1 night stand.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Australia | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 2000 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Mejor que el sexo See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,521, 28 October 2001

Gross USA:

$19,521

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$620,388
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

Josh stands naked in front of the sink, with his back to the camera, but in the next shot, before he says that he thinks he's gained weight, he's wearing black and white underwear. See more »

Quotes

Josh: It was out of control, we hardly knew each other. We fucked, we had a fight- you walk away. What were we doing back in bed together- talking?
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Soundtracks

Dress Me Slowly
Written by Tim Rogers (as T. Rogers)
Performed by You Am I
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A delightful Australian comedy!
17 November 2000 | by HotPants13See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie, it was very funny, sexy and the two leads (David Wenham and Susie Porter) were fantastic. I never for one second lost interest in this movie, there's always something going on, usually something funny. The supporting cast were good, especially Kris McQuade the taxi driver. The direction and script were really good, the music is very enjoyable, especially the music for the bath scene. Overall I think this is a great movie, and should be seen by all. 10/10 from me.


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