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The Last Straight Man (2014)

Unrated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 6 May 2014 (USA)
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Lewis is a closeted gay man throwing a bachelor party for his straight best friend and secret crush, Cooper. After a night of drunken sex together, the two men decide to meet in the same ... See full summary »

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Mark Bessenger

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Mark Bessenger
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Cast

Cast overview:
Mark Cirillo ... Lewis
Scott Sell Scott Sell ... Cooper
David Alanson Bradberry ... Berney (as David Alanson)
Victoria De Mare ... Stripper
Blake Harrison Blake Harrison ... Belinda
Nicotongia Arnzen-Samoa Nicotongia Arnzen-Samoa ... Todd
Marisa Serrano Marisa Serrano ... Housekeeping
Shane Fenske Shane Fenske ... Cooper's Son
Jason James Jason James ... Bachelor Party Guest #1
Benjamin Lutz ... Bachelor Party Guest #2
Roy Green Roy Green ... Bachelor Party Guest #3
Brian Nolan ... Bachelor Party Guest #4
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Lewis is a closeted gay man throwing a bachelor party for his straight best friend and secret crush, Cooper. After a night of drunken sex together, the two men decide to meet in the same hotel suite on the same night each year to hook up and catch up. Over the course of twelve years, we see four additional nights that depict how the two men grow and how their friendship changes. Written by Mark Bessenger

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It was a one-night stand...that lasted 12 years.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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USA

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English

Release Date:

6 May 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Le dernier hétéro sur terre See more »

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Palm Springs, California, USA See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Originally, different pairs of actors were to play the same characters when the film continued to the next meeting, but this was scrapped as too "gimmicky". See more »

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The character of "Berney," the bellhop, has a name tag with his name spelled "Berney," but David Alanson Bradberry is credited as "Bernie" in the closing credits. See more »

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Lewis: You sure do make a lot of dramatic exits for a straight guy.
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References Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) See more »

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Another Jack and Ennis
12 May 2019 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

The Last Straight Man concerns a pair of friends who after a bachelor party for one of them, the groom and the gay best friend kick back and start confessing some frank sexual stories. Turns out Scott Sell has always wanted to experiment with the other side and Mark Cirillo looks forward to being experimented with.

This story is a kind of urban Brokeback Mountain where the two cowboys who are married after one summer of passion agree once a year to return to the Wyoming wilderness for what they tell the spouses and the world are hunting and fishing trips.

These two agree that on the same night once a year they would go back for a night of the same passion. For Sell it's to satisfy that gay side of his nature and for Cirillo who is a writer of romance novels it's to have an otherwise unattainable romance.

Four of these encounters are shown over a dozen years and we see the changes in the dynamic of the relationship.

This is a great two character gay study and Cirillo and Sell have some great chemistry between them.

Does it work out better for them than for Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger? You won't regret checking into The Last Straight Man to find out.


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