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The Sweet Life (2003)

Unrated | | Comedy, Romance | 24 April 2003 (USA)
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Credited cast:
Kamal Ahmed ... Cabdriver
Noora Albright ... Spa Receptionist (as Noora Telaranta)
Victoria Alexander Victoria Alexander
Bobby Amore ... Carl
Reed Clare ... Barfly
Donna Drake ... Office Manager
Robert Feeley Robert Feeley ... Wedding Guest
Joan Jett ... Sherry
M. D'Jango Krunch ... Mike's father
James Lorinz ... Michael
Jennifer Lui Jennifer Lui ... Wedding guest
Ellie Mae McNulty Ellie Mae McNulty ... Michael's Ex-Girlfriend
Michael J. Meyers Michael J. Meyers ... Duane
Robert Mobley ... Frankie
Roseanne Petsako Roseanne Petsako
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A New York love story about two brothers who had nothing in common... until an arm-wrestling bartender took them on.

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Comedy | Romance

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Unrated
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USA

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English

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24 April 2003 (USA) See more »

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New York City, New York, USA

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$250,000 (estimated)
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Features many cast members from the cult classic Street Trash, including James Lorinz, Roy Frumkes, M. D'Jango Krunch, Nicole Potter, and Victoria Lucas. See more »

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Featured in The Meltdown Memoirs (2006) See more »

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Love's In Beat
Written by Thommy Price
Performed by Thommy Price
Courtesy of Blackheart Records
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Scatterbrained
23 August 2012 | by ritera1See all my reviews

You know you have a problem when one of your minor characters (but more famous person) takes up most of the space on your DVD box.

I was wrestling between a few good and a many very poor elements in this picture.

The lead was charming but in a way you've seen a thousand times before. Old jokes. Very tired and old jokes.

Nice guy can't find love. But done in a very stale, direct and familiar way. The crazy ex's vignettes thing has been done before and never works.

Some of these low-budget movies seem to cast the first person who walks through the door. They were not bad actors but not quite good for the roles.

I think I have decided what is the most annoying word that a woman can speak, and it was used a lot in the beginning of this movie: "WOOO!" In conjunction with heavy metal devil horns and my manly parts crawl up into my body (and I'm not a picky man!). (The often-misused word "amazing" is #2.)

What was Joan Jett doing there? I thought she was a Joan Jett lookalike and, to my shock, found out it was HER. Was she actually drunk and wandered into the production? Why would she bother?

I did like the message. Respect people, whoever they are. But it ended up being so clunky and day-old. New York movies seem to insist there is a charm about all these rough-edged people and dirty streets. I don't see it.

All these people seem to be so very tired. Probably 'cause they've been in all those other tired New York movies.


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