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Womanizing New York adman attempts to identify the causes of, and find a remedy for, his so-called addiction to sex, in order to win the love of a woman he respects.

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Christopher Kublan

Writers:

Christopher Kublan, Daniel Einfeld (story) (co-writer)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Feuerstein ... Ralph Gagante
Amy Redford ... Elizabeth Brenner
Dabney Coleman ... Johnathan Gallant
Ben Weber ... Peter McGrath
James Toback ... Dr. Hubbins
Timothi-Jane Graham Timothi-Jane Graham ... Claire Densen (as Timothi Jane Graham)
Ali Larter ... Amber
James Lesure ... Kevin
Callie Thorne ... Rex
Annabel Rivera Annabel Rivera ... Monica
Mike Johnson ... Jamie (Sex Addict) (as Jon Michael Johnson)
Daniel Metelitz Daniel Metelitz ... John (Sex Addict) (as John Metelitz)
Sara Moon Sara Moon ... Debra (Sex Addict)
Andy Marks ... Jason (Sex Addict) (as Andrew Marks)
Bill Dawes ... Pick-Up Man (Sex Addict)
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Meet Ralph, charismatic New York adman about town. Encouraged by his sexist boss and unlucky-in-love buddy Peter, Ralph's life revolves around the pursuit of the opposite sex. Enter his match, smart and beautiful account executive Elizabeth, who is put off by his sex-obsessed ways, convincing Ralph to see a therapist. Just when a relationship between the two begins to flourish, Ralph gets thrown together with supermodel Amber. Now Ralph has to decide whether to change his player-like ways or risk losing the one woman he truly loves. Written by Anonymous

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No touching, no kissing, no sex... no problem.

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, language and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Was originally titled "Casanova Falling" and sat on the shelf until Feuerstein became a name with "Good Morning, Miami." See more »

Quotes

Peter: Dude, you can't change your life. I love your life. It's like a porno movie, but with better lighting. There's great cheesy music, lots of hot women. You could use more lesbians, though.
Ralph: Oh, you think so? Thanks for the tip.
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References Love in the Afternoon (1957) See more »

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Worsed film ever
23 June 2003 | by sanderschollSee all my reviews

I rented this film because my girl wanted to see a romantic movie, instead we saw the most awful flat cliche movie ever. And the acting is just as awful.

I strongly advise you NOT to watch this movie.... I give it a -10 !!!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 September 1999 (Taiwan) See more »

Also Known As:

Casanova Falling See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Bigel / Mailer Films See more »
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Dolby Digital

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