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Ari (Kevin Bacon) and Sam (Kyra Sedgwick), have incendiary sex a lot and burn down apartment blocks, wig-wams, etc...

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Bacon ... Ari
Kyra Sedgwick ... Sam
Bruce Payne ... Liam (as Bruce Martyn Payne)
Kristin Dattilo ... Pia
Buckley Norris ... Dr. Weiss
Deborah Falconer ... Rivkah
David Pressman ... Carlton
Raymond O'Connor ... Fireman
Byrne Piven Byrne Piven ... Rabbi Lichenstein
Ernie Lee Banks ... Wee Willie
Mickey Jones ... Wisconsin Del
Bo Sharon Bo Sharon ... Cowboy Young 'Un
Daniel Ben Wilson Daniel Ben Wilson ... Indian Young 'Un
Jeff Silverman Jeff Silverman ... Lawyer
William John Murphy William John Murphy ... Neal (as William J. Murphy)
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Storyline

As soon as they meet Ari and Sam get into a pretty passionate - and combustible - relationship. Indeed, the scenes of their rendezvous often seem reminiscent of the Chicago Fire. But the course of true flaming lust never runs true, and as they try to handle their all-consuming passion their two best friends endlessly meet to compare notes on developments. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sensuality and language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 March 1992 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Ari & Sam See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Act III Communications See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Originally intended for a theatrical release. See more »

Goofs

While Sam is playing the flute in a concert, her fingers don't move. See more »

Quotes

Ari: [Working in a darkroom, Ari mistakes developer fluid for wine] Liam! This is the worst piss you've ever bought! Next time spend the extra dime and get something with grapes!
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Connections

References News Report on a Journey to a Bright Future (1986) See more »

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Purple Haze
Written by Jimi Hendrix
Published by Bella Godiva Music, Inc.
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Oddly appealing
28 April 2001 | by wazaari39See all my reviews

Pyrates is the kind of movie that would never be considered for an award. But it is not as bad as I expected. The concept is unusual, and the humor warped enough to keep you entertained. Yes, there are some slow spots but there are some extremely funny routines as well and overall it is oddly appealing. Definitely worth a check at the rental video shop.


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