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The Boys & Girls Guide to Getting Down (2006)

R | | Comedy | 23 March 2007 (USA)
Part documentary, part narrative, part instructional format, this film aims to teach young inexperienced youth about all things involved with "getting down", while also pointing out some of the pitfalls associated with the party lifestyle.

Director:

Paul Sapiano

Writers:

Paul Sapiano, Greg Studley (additional writer) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cricket Leigh ... Bernice
Kat Turner ... Kate
John McGarr ... Two Hotdog Bouncer
Natalie Taylor Natalie Taylor ... Sarah
Dominique Purdy ... Jonny
Benjamin Ciaramello ... Orlando (as Benny Ciaramello)
Steve Monroe ... Bryce
Michael FitzGibbon Michael FitzGibbon ... Andy
Leyla Milani ... Brittany
Selena Fara Selena Fara ... Tiffany
Juan Pacheco ... Tony
Brendan McNamara ... Calum
Davin Anderson Davin Anderson ... Peter
Justin Cotta ... Eugene
Richard Blair Richard Blair ... Daniel
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Storyline

Tongue-in-cheek look at 20-something singles clubbing and partying in L.A.; it's organized into 15 chapters from overview and preparation to partying and the morning after. Voice-over narration, charts and graphs, and visits to a research laboratory punctuate the story of a single night when groups of friends go out, drink alcohol, take drugs, dance and talk, and look for someone to go home with. Dangers, minor and major, await those who don't plan well or behave foolishly, and the rewards, even for those who plan well, are few. But the species' survival may depend on these rituals. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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single | club | nightclub | singles | 2000s | See All (15) »

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A real life guide to sex, drugs, & bad behavior.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive drug content, strong sexuality, nudity, and language

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 March 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Getting Down in Hollywood See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,100,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Connections

Remade as The Boys and Girls Guide to Getting Down (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Stop The Music
Written by Pat Fulgoni, M.Bond, J.Riley
Performed by Kava Kava
Courtesy of Chocolate Fireguard Music Ltd
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Great, fun, real, refreshing
30 March 2007 | by sunsetcookieSee all my reviews

This film has been referred to as the newest cult classic -- maybe. It is cool, it is fun and it is, most of all, REAL. Yeh, that probably describes a cult classic. What I liked about it is that it was fun and the entire theater laughed one scene after another - in unison and spontaneously. I mean, I could not stop laughing and the fact that others were laughing with me was major fun.

This movie just Rocks. The character, Andy, in green visor and basketball shirt is really very good. And the other dudes are also all good -- I mean really good. Frankly I was surprised how together this film was. I expected an okay little indie film but this blew me away cause it was actually all pulled together. The acting was all good, the photography work was precise and there and the writing was witty and real. Sometimes gems happen.

All the guys on this shoot have a shot. I think we will see them all again and again. It reminded me of "The rat pack" flick. Go see this -- you'll really like it and follow this crew -- they are really all going places!


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