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Speaking of Sex (2001)

A female marriage counselor and a male depression expert try to solve the marital problems of a troubled couple.

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John McNaughton

Writer:

Gary Tieche
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
James Spader ... Dr. Roger Klink
Melora Walters ... Melinda
Jay Mohr ... Dan
Nathaniel Arcand ... Calvin
Megan Mullally ... Jennifer Klink
Lara Flynn Boyle ... Dr. Emily Paige
Nick Offerman ... Sheriff Panghorn
Greg Pitts ... Deputy Trousdale
Daniel Libman ... Dr. Clark
Don MacKay ... Dr. Fromm
Paul Schulze ... Larry
Catherine O'Hara ... Connie Barker
Phil LaMarr ... Joel Johnson, Jr.
Bill Murray ... Ezri Stovall
Hart Bochner ... Felix
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Storyline

A female marriage counselor and a male depression expert try to solve the marital problems of a troubled couple.

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Because life has its ups and downs...

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada | USA | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 September 2002 (Greece) See more »

Also Known As:

Falando de Sexo See more »

Filming Locations:

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Trivia

During an interview of Jay Mohr he stated that during take #2 of a court room seen where he was to choke James Spader, Bill Murray challenged him, "I Bet you can't clear that table, you got your feet on the table. Impress me." So during take #3 Mohr jumps and clears the table. After the seen Murray told him very calmly, "I knew you could do it, good job". See more »

Quotes

Dan: [reading from the pamphlet Dr. Paige handed him] Mas--mastering masturbation?
Dr. Emily Paige: Oh, it's a wonderful guide. Techniques, fantasy games, lubricants, all in historical context. Did you know that Edison was an avid masturbator? It's where he got his best ideas.
Dan: No, Edison stole his best ideas.
Dr. Emily Paige: Whatever. Maybe it was Einstein.
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Connections

References Annie Hall (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

O mio babbino caro
(from Gianni Schicchi)
Written & Composed by Giacomo Puccini & Giovacchino Forzano
Performed by Miriam Gauci and the Brussels Philharmonic (as the BRT Philharmonic Orchestra)
Published by Casaricordi-BMG Ricordi SPA
All rights for U.S. administered by BMG Songs, Inc. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Naxos of America
By Arrangement with Source/Q
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Friggin' High-sterical
19 October 2001 | by squinty4567See all my reviews

This was the closing night of the 37th Chicago International Film Festival. The audience laughed all the way through. Get a van and bring everyone you know!

I loved how this movie poked holes in our prudishness. Even after 6 years of Bill n' Monica many of us are still not able to do what the title suggests.

It's funny funny funny. Not for kids, but funny.

McNaughton should get a Oscar Nom for keeping this movie funny and moving all the time!


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