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The Oh in Ohio (2006)

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Priscilla Chase is a woman who has never had an orgasm.

Director:

Billy Kent

Writers:

Sarah Bird (story), Billy Kent (story) | 2 more credits »
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Parker Posey ... Priscilla Chase
Danny DeVito ... Wayne the Pool Guy
Winter Ave Zoli ... The Water's Fine Girl
Miranda Bailey ... Sherri
Paul Rudd ... Jack Chase
Adam Nelson Adam Nelson ... Kid at Vending Machine
Keith David ... Coach Popovitch
Tim Russ ... Douglas
Ramon Adams Ramon Adams ... Black Student
Jennifer Luu Jennifer Luu ... Chinese Student
Alex Potapenko Alex Potapenko ... Blonde Student (as Alex Potatenko)
Mischa Barton ... Kristen Taylor
James Kisicki James Kisicki ... Dr. Harry (as James P. Kisicki)
Liza Minnelli ... Alyssa Donahue
Brynn Horrocks ... Punky Chick
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Storyline

In Ohio, Priscilla Chase is the VP of a company that works bringing new business to Cleveland. She has been married for more than ten years with Jack Chase, the biology teacher from the local public school. Priscilla is successful in her career but is frigid and has never reached an orgasm, hurting her frustrated husband. When Priscilla decides to buy a vibrator, Jack is seduced by his teenage student Kristen Taylor and recovers his self-esteem, working out, losing weight and dressing adequately. Priscilla has new sexual experiences and becomes closer to Wayne the Pool Guy, the constructor of swimming pools in her neighborhood since she was a child. The new relationships upgrade the personal and professional lives of Priscilla and Jack. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 2007 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Em Busca do Prazer See more »

Filming Locations:

Cleveland, Ohio, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$61,043, 16 July 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$418,689, 12 October 2006
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Burt Reynolds was offered the role of Wayne, but had to turn it down due to scheduling conflicts. See more »

Goofs

When dropping Kristen off at the meeting for the Case Western Reserve University Biophysics Club, Jack pulls up to the very distinctive Peter B. Lewis Building. This building is actually part of CWRU's business school. See more »

Quotes

Kid at Vending Machine: [Jack Chase bangs the vending machine in pursuit of a sandwich that is lodged in the machine. Unsuccessful, Jack walks away. A short and charming boy crosses to the machine and pulls out the sandwich and waives it in the air] Hey teacher, you forgot your sandwich!
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Connections

References American Splendor (2003) See more »

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Touching Scene
Written by Kathleen Irvine
Published by ZFC Music (ASCAP), OneMusic Library (ASCAP)
Courtesy of FirstCom Music, a unit of Zomba Enterprises, Inc.
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A Charming Funny Movie with a Great Cast
18 November 2005 | by FilmNews4See all my reviews

I recently saw a screening of "The Oh In Ohio" - it is a charming, original, well crafted film. The humor is dished up in the right amounts and in all the right places.

This movie artfully deals with sexuality in a light and refreshing way. It is easy to see why such great talent was attracted to this project. Paul Rudd, Danny Devito, and Parker Posey each gave fantastic and thoughtful performances. Mischa Barton brings a certain ease and freshness to her role that may hint at even greater things to come. The cameo by Liza Minelli was icing on the cake.

There were many funny moments but the scene that still makes me laugh days later features Parker Posey in the boardroom - it was brilliantly acted and directed. All in all this is a very refreshing and original film.


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