Trick (1999)

A romantic comedy of errors about two people who can't seem to get together, Trick deals with one exasperating night in the life of Gabriel (Christian Campbell), an aspiring playwright and composer who is frustrated with his inability… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 8, 2000
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

A highlight of the 1999 Sundance Film Fest, Jim Fall's charming romantic comedy deviates from mnny gay-themed by not dealing with AIDS or other "serious" issues, instead centering on "simple" matters like dating and getting laid.

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Michael Dequina

Sexual orientation is moot in first-time feature director Jim Fall's breezy, single-day-spanning romantic comedy.

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Ed Gonzalez
Apollo Guide

But what makes Trick different is that it tells a story that heterosexuals can also relate to.

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Dustin Putman

Thoroughly entertains in the context of this genre, but it also stands as being the most uplifting and romantic love story of the year.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Jason Schafer's writing and Jim Fall's direction invest this with a loopy humor and skewed sensitivity that bring an essential freshness to all the blue-balled agony.

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Flixster Audience Score: 83% Flixster User Reviews
_kelly .King
Finally some queer cinema which bothers with jokes actually pertinent and relevant to actual gay culture. In the first seven minutes, we get to see perfect… More
Sylvester Kuo
This is like the best queer cinema gem without any sex, loved the quirky characters and music in the film. The film did not rely on hot actors or fabulous… More
Sunil Jawahir
Really liked it. Kinda crazy but in an awesome way.