A horny college freshman feigns being gay to be near the beautiful co-ed of his desires.

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Ryan Shiraki

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Ryan Shiraki
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sam Huntington ... Clay
Marla Sokoloff ... Marjorie
Mike Erwin ... Matt
Heather Matarazzo ... Jessica
Kaitlin Doubleday ... Amanda
Bryce Johnson ... Tazwell
Jud Tylor ... Serena
Rachel Dratch ... Very Drunk Chick
John Goodman ... Rodney
Mark Abney Mark Abney ... Malcom
Dicky Barrett Dicky Barrett ... Campus Policeman
Palma Botterell Palma Botterell ... Alana
Don Brady Don Brady ... Drunk Old Gay
Meagen Fay ... Mrs. Paul (as Meagen Fey)
Shannon Floyd ... Hippie Chick
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Storyline

A typical Midwestern 18 year-old freshman at a large state university, eager to delve into the college party life, discovers instead that school is not the beer-driven, sexual fantasy of his imagination. Determined to do anything to obtain the girl of his dreams (a gorgeous but reluctant sorority girl), he decides to adopt a gay identity in order to insinuate himself in her life. This casual charade, however, quickly lands him in a morass of campus activism, gender warfare, fraternity hazes, sorority torture, "coming out" narratives, political martyrdom, and ultimately a university-wide meltdown. Written by JL

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How Far Would You Swing... To Get The Girl You Love?

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Clay: [seeing his dead roommate wheeled away] So when you movin' in?
Matt: I'll get my stuff.
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References American Beauty (1999) See more »

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Hey Ladies
Written by Robert Young, James Guss, Ben Lakey, Tianna Arnold
Performed by Tianna Arnold
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An offensive, unenlightened "comedy" about what straight people view gayness as
17 July 2008 | by hasuobSee all my reviews

I was extremely disappointed with this movie. It looked like it might be one of those unheard of movies which end up making you laugh for hours. I instead found myself groaning every scene as gay stereotypes are reinforced and the entire depiction of life in college and gay rights activists is warped so severely that it becomes unrecognizable except as a caricature to be used like a punching bag for the movie's comedy. The superficial perspective on LGBTQ life highlights this movie's writers' affinity for stereotypes that would make even a Westboro Baptist Minister blush. My gay friend commented this movie sets back the view of gay people by 15 years and I would have to agree. The IMDb title "Home of Phobia" is jarringly accurate.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 January 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Home of Phobia See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$930, 2 September 2007

Gross USA:

$10,718

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,718
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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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