It's the late 1980s, when Wall Street is riding high, and it seems as if the entire country is cashing in on the bumper profits. Disgusted with the materialism that surrounds him, Matt Franklin, a brilliant young MIT graduate, has walked out on his well-paid position at a local lab and taken a low-level job as a video clerk, much to his father Bill's consternation. And the crises keep piling up in Matt's life. His best buddy Barry has just gotten fired from his job, his brainy sister Wendy is getting hitched to her vapid boyfriend Kyle, and the gorgeous Tori Frederking, long-time object of Matt's unattainable adoration, is suddenly back in the picture. Now, on one wild, woolly and irresponsible evening, everything is coming to a head, with explosive results.
Best. Night. Ever.
4 March 2011 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $3,464,679,
6 March 2011, Wide Release
Gross USA: $6,923,891, 17 April 2011
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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During the opening scene, a Sega CD box is clearly visible in the background. This system would not be available in North America until sometime in 1992. See more
Dare. Come over here, and bring your lips as close to mine as possible, without touching.
Truth. Are you messing with me right now?
Dare. Come and find out.
[after a moment of hesitation, Matt laughs and starts scooting over
[they both laugh nervously
Is that good?
No... Come closer.
[they bring their faces really close
What's that sound?
Written by Ira Kaplan
Performed by Yo La Tengo
Courtesy of Matador Records See more