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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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Runtime:

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

Alyssa Donahue: I want you to discover... your vaginas.
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Connections

References Blood Ties: The Legend of Hammerhead (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Peer Gynt: In the Hall of the Mountain King
Composed by Edvard Grieg
Performed by Philharmonia Slavonica & Stefan Jeshko, Piano
Courtesy of Point Classics, LLC
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Nice Surprise!
18 March 2006 | by cinestorySee all my reviews

I saw this film last night at the SXSW Film Fest, where the film played to a roaring, sold out crowd who laughed from the moment the movie started (and before I thought it was actually funny) to the last frame...

The offbeat comedy has both edge and levity to it, Parker Posey and Paul Rudd give their best performances to date (the film is smart enough to present both sides of the orgasm issue), and the dialogue/ delivery/ timing set the tone and kept it going throughout the movie.

Cameos from actors other than Liza Minelli keep the audience on their toes...and Parker Posey fuses her usual angst with a sweetness that we've never seen...

The film makes Cleveland look great and offers a dynamic and observant debut for Billy Kent. Funny, smart, refreshing film! I'll see it when it's released theatrically!


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