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Tomcats (2001)

R | | Comedy | 30 March 2001 (USA)
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At the wedding of a friend, the remaining bachelors bet on staying single. 7 years later, one of the 2 remaining loses $51000 in Vegas. He must get the other guy married to cash in and pay his debt or die. A cute woman helps him.

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Gregory Poirier

Writer:

Gregory Poirier
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jerry O'Connell ... Michael Delany
Shannon Elizabeth ... Natalie Parker
Jake Busey ... Kyle Brenner
Horatio Sanz ... Steve
Jaime Pressly ... Tricia
Bernie Casey ... Officer Hurley
David Ogden Stiers ... Dr. Crawford
Travis Fine ... Jan
Heather Stephens ... Jill
Julia Schultz ... Shelby
Scott Beehner ... Max
Kam Heskin ... Kimberly
J. Kenneth Campbell ... Mr. MacDonald
Brandi Andres ... Kelly
John Patrick White John Patrick White ... Gary
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Storyline

Seven years ago, a bunch of friends make a bet that'll give the last remaining bachelor a ton of money. Now, after losing a ton of money at a Vegas Casino, Michael Delaney has to quickly get his friend Kyle married so that he can collect the prize money to pay back his debt. Written by Tenguman

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The Last Man Standing Gets The Kitty. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 March 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tomcats See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,406,076, 1 April 2001

Gross USA:

$13,558,739

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$23,430,766
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Poirier had completed this next draft, the search began for two actors to play the lead characters, Michael Delany and Natalie Parker. The trio met early on with Jerry O'Connell. He was drawn to appearing in an outlandish comedy. See more »

Goofs

While he is rock climbing, Michael's hair changes between messy and neat. See more »

Quotes

Kyle: I love the smell of bridesmaids in the morning.
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Crazy Credits

Several funny outtakes of the film See more »

Connections

References Mission: Impossible II (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Those Who Stand In Line
Written and Performed by Shuvel
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Look at the Reviewers- You'll note a trend
8 September 2007 | by acustomerSee all my reviews

Firstly, I may well be slightly biased- because I really truly enjoyed this movie. However, seeing it with a score under 5- and then looking at the reviews, there is a notable trend. The good reviews are predominantly well punctuated and articulate, with such things as (gasp) accurate spelling and grammar. Conversely, most of the bad reviews tend to be short blurbs with not a capital letter to be found.

My take on this: Despite being a dumb comedy, Tomcats is to nuanced for the average consumer of dumb comedy. So, it's a smart-dumb comedy. The timing of jokes is impeccable, the pace is excellent, and the actual material is above average- with some of it even fresh! This leaves it in a bad place for reviews though- because it means a small segment of people love it, while big segments of the population (the pretentious smart and the uncultured dumb, we'll call them) will always pan this movie. So, if you're smarter than the average bear- but still appreciate dumb comedy romps, go for it- this one is a keeper.


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