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Relax... It's Just Sex (1998)

R | | Comedy | 10 June 1998 (France)
A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back... See full summary »

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P.J. Castellaneta
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mitchell Anderson ... Vincey Sauris
Terrence 'T.C.' Carson ... Buzz Wagner (as T.C. Carson)
Seymour Cassel ... Emile Pillsbury
Lori Petty ... Robin Moon
Serena Scott Thomas ... Megan Pillsbury
Jennifer Tilly ... Tara Ricotto
Susan Tyrrell ... Alicia Pillsbury
Cynda Williams ... Sarina Classer
Paul Winfield ... Auntie Mahalia
Billy Wirth ... Jared Bartoziak
Eddie Garcia Eddie Garcia ... Javi Rogero
Tim Perez ... Gus Rogero (as Timothy Paul Perez)
Chris Cleveland ... Diego Tellez
Gibbs Tolsdorf Gibbs Tolsdorf ... Dwight Bergman
Kathryn Bundy Kathryn Bundy ... Marcia Fu
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Storyline

A mixed group of individuals - lesbian, gays, and heterosexuals who all frequent a local bar struggle to accept each others lifestyles. However when the two gays are attacked and fight back and ultimately rape one of their attackers, the group becomes strongly divided on their actions. Jennifer Tilly is the mother hen of the group who tries to hold everyone together. The lesbian lovers break up when one admits to having an affair with a man. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, language and a scene of violence | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 June 1998 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Nyugi, ez csak szex! See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$269,167, 2 May 1999

Gross USA:

$452,654
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Megan and Serena's bedroom and cat are those of Steven J. Wolfe's sister. See more »

Quotes

Vincey Sauris: Stop being such a faghag!
Tara Ricotto: *You* stop being a fag, I'll stop being a faghag!
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Crazy Credits

Selected Clothing for Javi and Additional Cast Members provided by Pop Icon/Herbie Velez See more »

Connections

References Mommie Dearest (1981) See more »

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Hey
Written by Bonnie Warren & Anthony Newett
Performed by Anthony Newett & Rich Orr
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**** Witty
17 February 2000 | by Bil-3See all my reviews

Witty independent films about groups of young people trying to cope with modern day life are a dime a dozen these days, but when they're this enjoyable you can't begrudge a director for riding a well-worn wave. P.J. Castellaneta has put together a group of very talented actors (Jennifer Tilly being at the top of the list) to play an assortment of thoroughly likeable characters who experience difficult situations but always have each other's friendship to rely on. The story never bogs itself down in preachy monologues or pretentious revelations; it's extremely funny, quick-witted and very touching.


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