Eating Out
Eating Out (2004)

Caleb is a hunky political-science major with a fondness for aggressive girls. Gwen is an aggressive girl who falls for gay acting boys. It's a match made in therapy. In a plan hatched by his crafty gay roommate Kyle, Caleb finds… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 14, 2004
DVD Release Date: July 26, 2005
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Critic Score: 16% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: The cast recites lines of forced wit that aren't funny, and the clunky plot has too many contrivances.

Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

A sweet and funny take on the crossed-wire romantic couplings of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

A less-than-satisfying cinematic meal.

Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune

Like a Will & Grace episode gone horribly wrong.

Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

Rarely more than sophomoric.

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Don Willmott

You almost want a sequel just to see how hot and heavy it gets when all the characters are finally matched up with their appropriate partners.

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Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

It's just too bad it's not still stuck in a plain brown wrapper.

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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press

It's cute enough but fails to deliver.

Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

It's too formulaic, much too obvious and features some of the most unpleasant characters in recent film history.

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Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

The way these characters are written tells us nothing about them and everything about the guy who wrote and directed this movie, whose name is Q. Allen Brocka and who may be the only person who will actually find it amusing.

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Flixster Audience Score: 59% Flixster User Reviews
Thomas Johnston
For a gay interest film.... it is really good, for being a great work of art - no. Some extreme situations but nicely done. Sexy Ryan Carnes gives a really… More
Lauren Donis
I watched this as 1) It was in a list of 50 best 'gay' movies and 2) I love gay movies. The acting was extremely bad, and the females in it were… More
Daniel Parsons
Spoilers are plentiful, not that it matters. <p>Caleb, unhappy with his sex life, is convinced by his gay flatmate Kyle that the best way for him to find… More
Ina S
Normally this would be 3 stars probably, but I just add one for the sheer fun of it. Very very silly. Very very funny. Very very sexy. Why do gay guys get the… More
Sylvester Kuo
I love the clever script!!!! But acting wise it wasn't as good, but still wickedly funny