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Sex and Death 101 (2007)

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A guy's life is turned around by an email, which includes the names of everyone he's had sex with and ever will have sex with. His situation gets worse when he encounters a femme fatale (Ryder) who targets men guilty of sex crime.

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Daniel Waters

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Daniel Waters
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Wisdom ... Alpha
Tanc Sade ... Beta
Patton Oswalt ... Fred
Simon Baker ... Roderick Blank
Mindy Cohn ... Trixie
Winona Ryder ... Death Nell / Gillian De Raisx (#101)
Keram Malicki-Sánchez ... Master Bitchslap
Julie Bowen ... Fiona Wormwood (#29)
Neil Flynn ... Zack
Corinne Reilly ... Lizzie
Cindy Pickett ... Roderick's Mother
Winter Ave Zoli ... Alexis De Large (#37)
Dash Mihok ... Lester
Bryan Okes ... Buzzkilling Bodyguard (as Bryan Okes Fuller)
Jessica Kiper ... Precious / Carlotta Valdes (#30)
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Storyline

Just before he's to marry Fiona, Roderick Blank receives an anonymous e-mail with 101 names on it; Fiona's is the 29th, the first 28 are women Rod has slept with, and the 30th turns out to be the stripper at his bachelor party. The notion that he will have sex with 70 more people sends Rod into crisis mode, especially after three odd men in an aseptic office confirm that a celestial machine has made an error. They suggest destroying the list, but Rod finds that easier said than done. Working his way through it consumes him, plus he realizes that death may await him after #101. Meanwhile, a femme fatale nicknamed Death Nell is putting men into a coma. Are they fated to meet? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

One Man. One List. 101 Women. Some Fantasies Are Too True to Be Good.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 February 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Aufreißer See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,516, 6 April 2008

Gross USA:

$23,624

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,229,330
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

On "The List", the number eighty-six girl is named Phoebe Caulfield. This is the name of the younger sister of Holden Caulfield in the novel "The Catcher in the Rye". See more »

Goofs

The school bus driver's nametag has a commonly misspelled word: "Your" instead of "You're". See more »

Quotes

Roderick Blank: Life is a lot like death it happens to everyone whether they like it or not. And meaning of it all? Honestly? Who gives a fuck?
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Soundtracks

Water of the Gods
Written by 'David Rothblatt', 'Darren Spitzer', 'Rob Kallick', and 'Jonny Basofin'
Performed by 'The Changes'
Courtesy of Drama Club Records
By Arrangement with Natural Energy Lab
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A dark, clever comedy.
7 April 2008 | by kingstedSee all my reviews

It's another example of the critics not 'getting it'. This is a terrific movie, non-conventional, quirky, clever and funny. Go see it and enjoy yourselves. Be prepared to have fun, but's not for the faint of heart.

Simon Baker (The Devil Wears Prada) is wonderful. He will be a big star. Winona Ryder is a surprise. She is back. It seemed as if her career was on hold, but she's great in this film.

The language is unabashedly strong, the situations ditto, but the underlying message of the film is intelligent and 'right on'.

Go see this movie.


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