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The Opposite Sex (2014)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 21 May 2015 (USA)
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A Bet's A Bet tells the story of Vince, New England's most successful divorce attorney. To Vince, life is one big competition, and losing is unacceptable. This also applies in his dating ... See full summary »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Geoff Stults ... Vince
Mena Suvari ... Jane
Jennifer Finnigan ... Stephanie
Josh Hopkins ... Kenny
Eric Roberts ... Mr. Campbell
Kenan Thompson ... Mitch
Josh Cooke ... Kendrick
Debra Jo Rupp ... Tracy
Joey Fatone ... Delivery Guy
Tom DeNucci ... Reno
Jonathan Silverman ... Tom
Kristin Chenoweth ... Mrs. Kemp
Dana Ashbrook ... Gary
Madeline Merritt ... Mrs. Havacamp
Danielle Guldin ... Ellen
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A Bet's A Bet tells the story of Vince, New England's most successful divorce attorney. To Vince, life is one big competition, and losing is unacceptable. This also applies in his dating life with his love 'em and leave 'em approach. Then Vince meets Jane, who is beautiful, successful and also extremely driven. Together they enter into a series of entertaining wagers with each other where the winner gets to decide the fate of the loser. After all, "A Bet's a Bet!" Written by Anonymous

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Comedy

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USA

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English

Release Date:

21 May 2015 (USA) See more »

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A Bet's a Bet See more »

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Rhode Island, USA See more »

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$3,300,000 (estimated)
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16:9 HD
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Couple of Drinks
Written and Performed by Javier Dunn
Courtesy of Red Parade Music
By arrangement with Secret Road Music Services, Inc.
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Lost in the script
13 April 2018 | by IanSee all my reviews

This is a curate's egg movie.

The original title, A Bet's a Bet, is far more relative. The Opposite Sex means absolutely nothing and makes no sense. But the implementation of the conceit, however you look at it, is dire! It's an interesting idea, poorly executed.

In parts, it's preachy, manipulative, and not particularly funny where it's supposed to be (apart from the intro).

But Mena Suvari is absolutely gorgeous (if that's not a too non-PC thing to say) and is one of the best things about this movie! (But in the movie she's obviously far, far, far too good for the main guy.)

Next best thing is Debra Jo Rupp who is vastly under-used, under-represented and plays a superb, far too short part. Why couldn't the director see this and write more for her?

So disappointing overall, mainly due to a so-so script. Not quite a feel-good movie, not quite a rom-com and not quite a, er, well, anything else, really...


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