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Get Your Stuff (2000)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 17 June 2000 (USA)
A wealthy professional gay couple, who wish to adopt children, see their lives turned topsy turvy when they take in two misbehaving brothers, supposedly just for one night.

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Phil
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Eric
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Cat Hardy
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T.J.
Blayn Barbosa ...
Brian
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Ron
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Jeri
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Nancy Perry
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Tom
Denis Simpson ...
Neal
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Gloria
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Lillian
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Adam
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George
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Blake
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Social Worker Gloria finds brothers T.J. and Brian, once again, abandoned by their alcoholic mother. With nowhere else to turn, she delivers them to a gay couple (Phil and Eric) on a waiting list to adopt an infant. While 8-year-old Brain is ready to give this new situation a go, 12-year-old T.J. has already been hardened by past rejections to give ANY situation a go. Both boys must either accept this situation or be split up in group homes. After several calls, T.J. gets his drunken mother, Cat, to drop by, and she ends up staying as well. This puts a strain on the gay men's relationship, forcing one to leave while the other remains to fix the problems with the boys and their mother. Written by statmanjeff

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The perfect designer couple meets the foster kids from hell!

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Not Rated

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Film debut of Kiko Ellsworth. See more »

Goofs

Cat drives Phil over to see Eric in Phil's car. Later, Eric and Phil arrive back home together. Presumably they drove back in Eric's car, but Phil must have still had his car because he gets more strawberries. So when did Cat take his car and get the kids? See more »

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Phil: I am not gonna be in the closet in my own house.
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References Leave It to Beaver (1957) See more »

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Can't Keep a Good Woman Down
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Written by Diana Williamson and Jean McClain
Performed by Pepper Mashay
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15 July 2000 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

of this horrific disaster for wading through what is probably the worst script I've heard this year. The expository writing and heavy-handed directing refuse to allow you to think. The acting is so horrendously stilted (largely due to the truly awful writing)that your skin will crawl... it's not even campy bad. It's just boring bad.

The story throws every passe cliche it can dig up, gay and straight, at your face... and more than once. Let's hope this film is not the harbinger of the death of gay cinema.

I notice a couple of raving user comments... they're phoney. Those users haven't commented on anything else. This user is an avid movie-goer, and not an insider or buddy of the filmmaker. It's just an honest opinion.


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