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Ed's Next Move (1996)

Ed lives in Wisconsin, but he's just been dumped by his girlfriend. So he moves to New York City for a big change...but will he ever find love again? He loves his new job studying the ... See full summary »

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John Walsh

Writer:

John Walsh
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Ross ... Eddie
Catherine Curtin ... Anne (as Cathy Curtin)
Timothy Pilato Timothy Pilato ... Hospital Kid
Ramon Moses Ramon Moses ... Greedy Roommate
Eric Weiner Eric Weiner ... Sloppy Roommate
Joshua Astrachan Joshua Astrachan ... Pot-Smoking Roommate
David Pittu ... Fiche Lock Roommate
Devin Eggleston Devin Eggleston ... Beach Blanket Roommate
Robert Margolis ... Hyper-Wary Tenant
Kevin Carroll ... Ray
Ramsey Faragallah ... Dr. Banarjee
M. Elizabeth Houston M. Elizabeth Houston ... Angry Actress (as Michael Huston)
Aurelio Voltaire ... Brush with Happiness Guy (as Voltaire)
Will Arnett ... Weather Video Guy
Joy Findlay Joy Findlay ... Woman at Party
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Ed lives in Wisconsin, but he's just been dumped by his girlfriend. So he moves to New York City for a big change...but will he ever find love again? He loves his new job studying the genetics of different strains of rice. He has a good partnership with his promiscuous roommate Ray. And he's made some great friends, characters at the local diner. But then there's Natalie (Lee for short). She's just what Ed thinks he's looking for, and she's available...or is she? Written by Martin Lewison <lewison+@pitt.edu>

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It's the hardest move a guy has to make.

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Romance | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for a scene of sexuality and some language | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 September 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Am Anfang war es Liebe See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,042, 29 September 1996

Gross USA:

$106,791

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$106,791
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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color
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Quotes

Lee Nicol: I wish there were more bad times to see you through.
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Soundtracks

Kyrie 9 (In Festis Beata Mariae Virginia)
Composed by Anonymous
Performed by The Choir Monks from Saint-Benoit-du-Lac
Courtesy of Promusic, Inc.
By Arrangement with Ocean Park Music Group
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A lovely little film about dating life as a nice guy
5 January 2000 | by GregRGSee all my reviews

Ed's Next Move is a small, quiet film that perfectly understands the "nice guy's" dating dilemma. It is about a very nice guy from Wisconsin, who moves to New York to avoid his ex and to study the genetics of rice. What he finds is an intelligent, attractive woman who runs away from him as fast as possible. After going against his nature and making a fool of himself on several occasions, Ed secures a date. After the date, she tells him that she has a boyfriend (does this movie get it or what!) Ed's Next Move does a wonderful job showing us a realistic beginning of a new relationship, and that makes this story so enjoyable and satisfying. This movie understands the hoops any nice guy has to go through, and is a wonderful cathartic experience for anyone who has attempted to ask a girl out and retreated before even asking the question.


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