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For a Good Time, Call... (2012)

R | | Comedy | 2 November 2012 (UK)
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Former college frenemies Lauren and Katie move into a fabulous Gramercy Park apartment, and in order to make ends meet, the unlikely pair start a phone sex line together.

Director:

Jamie Travis

Writers:

Katie Anne Naylon, Lauren Miller Rogen (as Lauren Anne Miller)

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Described as a female buddy comedy set in Venice Beach, CA.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lauren Miller Rogen ... Lauren Powell (as Lauren Anne Miller)
James Wolk ... Charlie
Ari Graynor ... Katie Steele
Justin Long ... Jesse
Lawrence A. Mandley ... Henry (as Lawrence Mandley)
Eddie Geller Eddie Geller ... Drunk Guy
Josh Ruben ... Lamp Guy
Steven Shaw ... Morty
Mimi Rogers ... Adele Powell
Don McManus ... Scott Powell
Mark Webber ... Sean
Nia Vardalos ... Rachel Rodman
Kevin Smith ... Cabbie
Sugar Lyn Beard ... Krissy
Seth Rogen ... Jerry
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Storyline

Lauren and Katie, college frenemies with a mutual good friend, move in together at age 28 in order to afford an amazing Gramercy Park apartment. The unlikely pair start a phone sex line and become best friends while learning about this hilarious world of vibrators, fake orgasms and nighttime callers. When the hot line is hung up and reality comes calling, the most meaningful relationship of their lives is put to the test. Written by anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Lose your hang-ups. Find your calling.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 2012 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

American Sexy Phone See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$850,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$143,935, 2 September 2012

Gross USA:

$1,251,749

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,386,088
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Company Credits

Production Co:

AdScott Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The girls' phone number translates into 1-900-666-4666, a rare movie number that doesn't have 555 in it. See more »

Goofs

When Katie and Lauren hug each other in the kitchen, Katie's arm position changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Jesse: Why would he go all the way to Italy without you? Huh? To what? To shack up with some woman named Catalina who has perfect tear drop breasts and a nice Sicilian bush that smells like lavender. She makes her own pesto sauce...
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References Felicity (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Bye Bye
Written by Richard Painter & Melinda Painter
Performed by Rich and Mindy
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A pretty funny comedy about two former enemies who start up a phone sex line. More then just a sex movie. I say B.
22 January 2013 | by cosmo_tigerSee all my reviews

"Hello world for a good time call 1-900-mmm-hmmm." Lauren (Miller) & Katie (Graynor) are both at a rough patch. Lauren's boyfriend is moving to Europe and she lost her job, Katie can't make enough to stay in her apartment so their mutual friend decides it's time they move in together. When they meet they remember they hate each other and it becomes tense, until they find a way to make more money then they ever dreamed of. The preview to this movie made it look very funny to me and I was excited about watching this. The cameos were great and the movie was funny but it was a little more girlie then I was expecting. This is more then a movie about phone sex, its about friendship and being true to yourself. As cheesy as that sounds watch it and you will see what I mean. While there are some pretty racy things in this it's nothing over the top so don't expect a soft-core type movie. Overall, not as funny as I was expecting but still funny and worth seeing. I give it a B.


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