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Three to Tango (1999)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 22 October 1999 (USA)
A rich businessman's assumption that his new colleague is gay leads him to ask the man to keep an eye on his mistress. However, the man is not gay, and begins to fall for the woman himself.

Director:

Damon Santostefano

Writers:

Rodney Patrick Vaccaro (story) (as Rodney Vaccaro), Rodney Patrick Vaccaro (screenplay) (as Rodney Vaccaro) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matthew Perry ... Oscar Novak
Neve Campbell ... Amy Post
Dylan McDermott ... Charles Newman
Oliver Platt ... Peter Steinberg
Cylk Cozart Cylk Cozart ... Kevin Cartwright
John C. McGinley ... Strauss
Bob Balaban ... Decker
Deborah Rush ... Lenore
Kelly Rowan ... Olivia Newman
Rick Gomez ... Rick
Patrick Van Horn ... Zack
David Ramsey ... Bill
Kent Staines ... Gallery Owner
Ho Chow ... Cabbie
Michael Proudfoot Michael Proudfoot ... Diner Waiter
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Storyline

A rich businessman, Dylan McDermott, mistakenly believes that Matthew Perry, who is bidding on a $90 million restoration contract, is gay and asks him to keep tabs on his mistress, Neve Campbell. Perry, who is not gay, falls for Neve in a big way but she thinks he's gay. Written by Tony Zackin <tzackin@hotmail.com>

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All's fair in the war of love.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sex-related situations and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In his sitcom 'Friends' also, Matthew Perry's character Chandler Bing is frequently judged as gay rather not being one. See more »

Goofs

When Oscar has finished giving the speech, Amy gets out of her seat. In the next shot, Amy is sitting while everyone is still clapping, then she gets up and walks out. See more »

Quotes

[Peter is standing with a tub of hair gel and a weird hairdo]
Oscar Novak: What the hell happened to your head?
Peter Steinberg: I've been here for nine hours. I got bored.
Oscar Novak: You're a very strange man. Now, will you get out of my apartment?
Peter Steinberg: What happened? Oscy... Oscy... it's six in the morning.
Oscar Novak: It was awful, okay? As soon as we left the gallery, our cab caught on fire. THEN, she elbowed me in the face. THEN, we both threw up. THEN, she slammed a car handle into my balls, okay? The entire night was a total disaster.
Peter Steinberg: You're in love ...
[...]
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Connections

Referenced in Whiskey Cavalier: Pilot (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Let's Get It On
Written by Marvin Gaye and Ed Townsend
Performed by Marvin Gaye
Courtesy of Motown Record Company, L.P.
By Arrangement with Polygram Film & TV Music
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Familiar, but fun.
3 November 1999 | by Banky-4See all my reviews

It's true. Actors can take a tired movie plot and make it good. And this movie is a lot like that. Matthew Perry and Neve Campbell have chemistry and Oliver Platt was fun as Matthew's friend. I went in expecting the worst, especially since Entertainment Weekly gave it an "F", but I really thought it was good.


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Official Sites:

Warner Bros.

Country:

Australia | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 October 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Three to Tango See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,406,135, 24 October 1999

Gross USA:

$10,570,375

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,570,375
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Color:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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