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Gayby (2012)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 12 March 2012 (USA)
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Jenn (straight) and Matt (gay) are best friends from college who are now in their thirties. Single by choice, they decide to fulfill a youthful promise to have a child together... the old fashioned way.

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Jonathan Lisecki
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jenn Harris ... Jenn
Anna Margaret Hollyman ... Kelly
Matthew Wilkas ... Matt
Christian Coulson ... Aaron
Adam Driver ... Neil
Zach Shaffer ... Tom
Jack Ferver Jack Ferver ... Jamie
Joanne Tucker ... Valerie
Jonathan Lisecki ... Nelson
Emily Wachtel ... Sconce Customer
Mike Doyle ... Scott
Satchel Shure Satchel Shure ... Parker
Jeff Hiller ... Showgirls Fan Customer
Alycia Delmore ... Linda
Louis Cancelmi ... Louis
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Storyline

Jenn and Matt are best friends from college who are now in their thirties. Single by choice, Jenn spends her days teaching hot yoga and running errands for her boss. Matt suffers from comic-book writer's block and can't get over his ex-boyfriend. They decide to fulfill a promise to have a child together... the old fashioned way. Can they navigate the serious and unexpected snags they hit as they attempt to get their careers and dating lives back on track in preparation for parenthood? 'Gayby' is an irreverent comedy about friendship, sex, loneliness, and the family you choose.

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Sex with your best friend has never been this reproductive.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 March 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gejba See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Hubbhobb See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Quotes

Daniel: I'm gonna go to the bathroom, unless you need to...
Adam: No. I did already... in the hallway.
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Crazy In Love
Written by Eugene Record, Beyoncé, Jay Z (aka Shawn Carter) and Richard Christopher Harrison (aka Rich Harrison)
Performed by Antony and the Johnsons
Used by Permission of EMI April Music Inc. and EMI Blackwood Music Inc.
all rights reserved
Published by Warner Chappell Music Canada OBO Unichappell Music Inc.
Published by Beyonce's Publishing (ASCAP) and Bug Music - Hico South (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Secretly Canadian
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Sometimes funny, but a little bit too gay
8 September 2013 | by almqvist_1992See all my reviews

I liked the premise of a straight woman having a child with her gay man friend. And there were definitely some funny moments in the movie that made me laugh. Especially the awkward sex-scenes between the two protagonists. But there were too many gay characters/interactions for my taste (definitely more than 50 % of the characters). I don't consider myself a homophobe but I can't lie, I wasn't comfortable with it. And so I quit watching after 47 minutes.

What I'm saying is that this is not a generic comedy, it's a gay comedy - Had I been gay, I imagine I'd give it 7 stars. It's got a niche that works for some and doesn't for others. Then you might say that "straight" movies are a niche too, and maybe so. It's all about perspective. Not objective.


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