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How to Go Out on a Date in Queens (2006)

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A self-proclaimed dating expert tries to get his best friend, who lost his wife two years earlier, back into the dating scene, with disastrous results.

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Michelle Danner

Writers:

Richard Vetere (play), Richard Vetere (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Alexander ... Johnny
Ruth Barrie ... Stan's Mother
Carlos M. Castillón Carlos M. Castillón ... Jose (as Carlos Castillion)
Cliff Bemis ... Radio Announcer
John Cirigliano ... The Birdman
Brian T. Clancey Brian T. Clancey ... Bartender
Michelle Danner ... Laura
Brian Drillinger Brian Drillinger ... Stan
Christine Dunford ... Ann Marie
Jodie Edwards Jodie Edwards ... Girl on Bench
Rob Estes ... Artie
Alison Eastwood ... Karen
Eric Gorman Eric Gorman ... Towtruck Driver
Alexandra Guarnieri ... Coatcheck Girl
Diana Horowitz Diana Horowitz ... Hands / Water 1
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Storyline

Three relationships turn sour during dinner at a popular eatery: A self-proclaimed dating expert persuades his friend, who lost his young wife three years earlier, to go out on a date, which turns out to be disastrous; the restaurant's manager learns that her boyfriend is going to bet their entire savings on the Super Bowl that night instead of proposing to her; and a bookie takes his mistress out for dinner and tells her that he is being targeted by the Russian Mafia. Written by Anonymous

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Hell isn't being alone - it's being in a room filled with people and not one of them want to rip your clothes off. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexual content and language

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 July 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cómo prepararse para una cita en Queens See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Lady Marmalade Music See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Christine Dunford and Jason Alexander also appeared together in two episodes of Seinfeld: Seinfeld: The Limo (1992) and Seinfeld: The Pie (1994). See more »

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(Let Me) Take You For A Ride
Written by Shark/Win Meyerson
Performed by Danny Peck
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Unique, a great mix of genres
21 June 2010 | by luckconquersallSee all my reviews

My boyfriend and I enjoyed this star-studded films, with strong performances from the actors, even the smaller supporting roles.

I love all the comedic moments with the splash of cute romance.

I am a little confused why people are complaining about the performances. Rob Estes was hilarious and his freak-out scene in the restaurant made us laugh so hard.

As an actress, I know how hard comedy is to block out and nail down the specifics for, and then act as though everything were unplanned and react spontaneously. The cast really succeeded in surprising me (and it looked like themselves too, which is a delight to get to watch).


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