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Trick (1999)

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The misadventures of two young gay men, trying to find a place to be alone, one night in Manhattan.

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Jim Fall

Writer:

Jason Schafer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tori Spelling ... Katherine
Christian Campbell ... Gabriel
John Paul Pitoc ... Mark
Brad Beyer ... Rich
Lacey Kohl Lacey Kohl ... Genevieve
Abbey Hope Abbey Hope ... Business Woman
Becky Caldwell Becky Caldwell ... Yolanda
Kate Flannery ... Ridiculous Writer
Steve Hayes ... Perry
Will Keenan ... Dude
Joey Dedio ... Ex Go-Go Boy
Ricky Ritzel Ricky Ritzel ... Scary Man
Lissette Gutierrez Lissette Gutierrez ... Woman on the Subway
Lorri Bagley ... Judy
Kevin Andrew Kevin Andrew ... Stoop Cruiser
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Storyline

Gabriel, an aspiring writer of Broadway musicals, meets Mark, a muscled stripper, who picks him up on the subway. They spend the night trying to find somewhere to be alone... forced to contend with Gabriel's selfish roommate, his irritating best friend, and a vicious, jealous drag queen in a gay dance club. The sun rises on a promising new relationship. Written by Randy Goldberg <goldberg@nymc.edu>

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A story about two guys trying to make it in the big city

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Comedy | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 July 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Trik See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$450,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$118,594, 25 July 1999

Gross USA:

$2,087,228

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,087,228
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Christian Campbell who starred on Trick as an openly gay character Gabriel later played a prominent role of yet another openly gay character, this time as Peter Webster, a gay son of a Church minister, on a drama TV series The Book of Daniel (2006). See more »

Goofs

Missi Pyle's name is misspelled (Missi Pile) during the closing credits that show their pictures. It is corrected during the end crawl however. See more »

Quotes

Ex Go-Go Boy: See, you work for tips. Sometimes you make a hundred, and if they like you, you make a hundred and fifty. And... If you do the other stuff...
[puts a dollar in Mark's g-string]
Ex Go-Go Boy: [to Mark] Shove off baby, that's all you're getting from me tonight.
Gabriel: Do you do the other stuff?
Ex Go-Go Boy: No, not since I found Jesus.
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Connections

Referenced in Another Gay Movie (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Love'll Make Sense to Me
Written by Jeff Krassner, Shane Faber
Performed by Jeff Krassner
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All-American boy meets stud-hunk
25 July 1999 | by mermattSee all my reviews

After a leisurely start, we get some great comic sequences. My favorites are ones I'd call "intimate piano," "drag queen fury," and "coffee shop confrontation."

Like other recent gay-themed films such as BEAUTIFUL THING, OBJECT OF MY AFFECTION, EDGE OF SEVENTEEN, and GET REAL, this film is very personal and doesn't get caught up in homophobia or AIDS. It doesn't even give us coming-out angst. It is just a sweet, old fashioned romance but with gay characters.

I highly recommend this film. It may become a mainstream charmer. I certainly hope so.


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