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Jeffrey (1995)

Jeffrey, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decides to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth ... See full summary »

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Jeffrey, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decides to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyfriend dying. Written by Trena Cormier <tc691278@condor.bcm.tmc.edu>

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It's Just Sex! (Germany only) See more »

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Rated R for strong sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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18 August 1995 (USA)  »

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Jeffrey - Valami más  »

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$3,487,767
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When the priest (Nathan Lane) goes into the confessional and shows Jeffrey his theater posters, there is a poster for the 1992 revival of "Guys and Dolls" featured prominently on the wall. Nathan Lane actually starred in that production. See more »

Goofs

In the cloakroom scene at the memorial, the door to the room is left ajar when the characters enter the room, but in some of the cuts you can see that it is closed. Many of the cuts showing the door both ajar and closed are immediately back to back making the change very obvious. See more »

Quotes

Church Lady #1: How dare you give up sex when there are children in Europe who can't get a date?
Church Lady #2: There is only one real blasphemy - the refusal of joy! Of a corsage and a kiss!
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References The Red Balloon (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

On the Way to Your Heart
Written by Stephen Endelman & Bob Russell
Performed by Ross Hill, Richard Hilton, Jared Barkan & Andrew Rathbun
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A touching AIDS comedy? Sure, why not?
12 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

This is a very silly movie. If you don't think that a movie about AIDS can be silly, you need to see this movie. Susan Sontag would be very happy to see a movie that defies the thought that AIDS=death, and that AIDS (or the fear of it) doesn't stop love or life. Jeffrey is a gay man in New York City who suddenly decides to stop having sex. His plan goes well until he meets a gorgeous man in the gym that he can't stop thinking about. The more he tries to maintain a sex-free lifestyle, the more he thinks about this man. His feelings for the man is complicated when it it revealed to Jeffrey that the man is HIV+. It's as smart as an ironic romantic comedy can be and as funny as a movie about life can be. Personally I think that Patrick Stewart was directed to be far to gay than he needs to be (Not all gay men are limp-wristed, Patrick.) and the world doesn't need another gay priest joke, but you can't take this movie to seriously. After all it's a romantic comedy!


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