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Regular Guys (1996)

Echte Kerle (original title)
Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Romance | 30 May 1996 (USA)
Christoph, cop and self-confident macho, has trouble with his fiance. After a long night he wakes up in the arms of Edgar, a good-looking, gay auto-mechanic. His live gets more and more ... See full summary »

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Rolf Silber
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christoph M. Ohrt ... Christoph Schwenk
Carin C. Tietze Carin C. Tietze ... Helen
Tim Bergmann ... Edgar
Oliver Stokowski ... Mike
Rudolf Kowalski Rudolf Kowalski ... Kallenbach
Dieter Brandecker Dieter Brandecker ... Deichsel
Daniela Ziegler Daniela Ziegler ... Iris
Ina Weisse Ina Weisse ... Karin
Andreas Pietschmann ... Marco
Heinz-Werner Kraehkamp Heinz-Werner Kraehkamp ... Mofafahrer (Motorbike Driver)
Edgar M. Böhlke Edgar M. Böhlke ... (as Edgar M. Boehlke)
Antonio Putignano Antonio Putignano ... Pizzabote (Pizza Deliverer)
Martin Ankermann Martin Ankermann ... Herr Tanner
Karina Marmann Karina Marmann ... Ursula
Philipp Seiser Philipp Seiser ... Anton
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Storyline

Christoph, cop and self-confident macho, has trouble with his fiance. After a long night he wakes up in the arms of Edgar, a good-looking, gay auto-mechanic. His live gets more and more troublesome after his girl friend throws him out of their apartment and as last resort he moves to Edgars place. Working together with a new, good-looking, very self-confident, female collegue, but living with a good-looking gay guy makes him pretty uncertain about his sexuality and his role as a cop. Written by Konstantin Articus <KArticus@aol.com>

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Wer ein Auto klaut, hat die Polizei am Hals. Oder im Bett. Oder beides.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Romance

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Germany

Language:

German | Russian | Italian

Release Date:

30 May 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Regular Guys See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Edgar: The best love stories have sad endings.
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Connections

References Married... with Children (1987) See more »

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Just Friends
Performed by Linda Carriere
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Not perfect but endearing
3 May 2010 | by sunzncSee all my reviews

Regular Guys starts out with a silly scene about 2 cops undercover and busting someone over an incident I can't even recall. I was thinking I had picked up a very dated & low budget, poorly acted film. What was this silliness? However, as the film progressed I began to like it a bit more. There are some very endearing moments in this film and the actors make their characters very sympathetic. I began to think I had picked out a very unique film.

True, some of the production seems very cheaply done and it appears slightly amateurish at times. Can't argue that. But there is something very likable here and I'm glad I saw this.

I bought the interpersonal relationships here and really found myself liking these characters but I think the film is poorly executed at times. It's too bad because the actors did a very good job and by the time the film ends I wanted it to keep going.

I would enjoy seeing it again despite some of the blatant flaws.


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