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Straight-Jacket (2004)

TV-MA | | Comedy, Romance | 4 March 2004 (USA)
In 1950's Hollywood, movie star Guy Stone must marry a studio secretary in order to conceal his homosexuality. Sally has no idea her marriage is a sham, though, and turns Guy's life upside-down. Then he falls in love.

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Cast

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Guy Stone
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Sally Stone
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Rick Foster
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Jerry Albrecht
Victor Raider-Wexler ...
Saul Ornstein
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Freddie Stevens
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Victor
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Waiter
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Ray Verrine
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Moron #2
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Betty Bright
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In 1950's Hollywood, movie star Guy Stone must marry a studio secretary in order to conceal his homosexuality. Sally has no idea her marriage is a sham, though, and turns Guy's life upside-down. Then he falls in love.

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Fame... Money... Girls... What's his secret?

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Comedy | Romance

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4 March 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Saia Justa  »

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Opening Weekend:

$2,888 (USA) (3 December 2004)

Gross:

$45,463 (USA) (17 April 2005)
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Trivia

Adam Greer and 'Carrie Preston' originated the roles of Rick and Sally in the stage play. See more »

Goofs

The top button of Guy's blue shirt is buttoned and unbuttoned in alternate shots. See more »

Quotes

Freddie Stevens: Beat it, you whore!
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Crazy Credits

No animals or homosexuals were injured in the making of this film. See more »

Connections

Referenced in 2005 Glitter Awards (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Mighty Military Men
Music by Stephen Edwards (as Stephen James Edwards)
Provided by 5 Alarm Music
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What a fun, fun film!
5 March 2005 | by (Salt Lake City) – See all my reviews

"Straight-Jacket", despite it's horror film title is one of the best comedies, gay or straight, that I've seen in a long, long time. The sharp-witted script is a delight and the look of the film is great. You really feel like you're watching one of those old 20th Century Fox Cinemascope films from the Fifties (with color by DeLuxe, of course!) Especially wonderful is the new heartthrob discovery Adam Greer, who melts both the main character's heart as well as the audience's. It may seem hard to believe that a vain Hollywood movie star like Guy Stone (the film's protagonist) could fall in love with a Marxist novelist, but Greer makes that plot twist seem not only plausible, but inevitable. Veronica Cartwright (who I loved vomiting up all those cherries in "The Witches of Eastwick") gives another memorable performance as Stone's agent, Jerry. I can hardly wait until this film comes out on DVD so I can buy it.


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