Two Girls and a Guy
Two Girls and a Guy (1998)

In this darkly comic tale of love and infidelity, Carla (Heather Graham) and Lou (Natasha Gregson Wagner) are both waiting outside an brownstone in Soho and happen to strike up a conversation. It seems both of them are waiting to meet their… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: April 24, 1998
DVD Release Date: June 5, 2001
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Critic Score: 52% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

The young actresses Graham and Wagner here create two characters who feel whole, distinct and weighty.

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Todd McCarthy

A lively, if slender, perpetuation of the battle between the sexes on a modern battleground.

Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

There's a lot of vapid discussions about sexuality and fidelity that sound like a late-night drunken dorm room conversation.

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Rita Kempley
Washington Post

An edgy, gabby, salaciously subversive sex farce.

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Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader

Writer-director James Toback must believe his audience is hopelessly prudish if he thinks this pedantic story, which takes place over several hours in a Manhattan loft, is provocative.

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Felix Gonzalez Jr.
DVD Review

As a serio-comedy, it only half succeeds. The laughs are well earned, but the attempts at serious romantic analysis fall short of poignancy.

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David Edelstein

You gotta admire a director who can come up with a way to hang out in such luxurious digs for two weeks, acting out sexual situations with three of the dishiest young actors in the business.

Andrew Sarris
New York Observer

Toback has somehow managed to prolong and expand this sketchy egg-on-your-face situation with a series of unexpected ironies and power role reversals that are not without wit, humor and intelligence.

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Sandra Contreras
TV Guide

Built around a fearless performance by the protean Robert Downey Jr., this deliberately provocative story of deception and sexuality packs a punch that's undermined by the director's indulgence.

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Red Lats
The idea is good - two girls find out by accident that they have been dating the same guy for a year. They decide to confront him. But I didn't find… More
Conner Rainwater
A completely performance based movie that for the most part benefits from the style. The characters are allowed to develop right before our eyes, which is… More
Chris Weber
Two young ladies named Carla (Heather Graham) and Lou (Natasha Gregson Wagner) strike up a conversation while waiting outside of an apartment building for… More
Bruce Bruce
Another Selection from the 1997 Toronto International Film Festival. About 2 girls who find out they are dating the same guy, So we spend the next 1hr 33 min of… More
Eric S
If you like Heather Graham and/or Robert Downey Jr., you should check this one out. However, this film has it's problems. The story and dialogue seems to… More
Luke Baldock
Pretty much a play or three way conversation captured on film. Downey Jr. is amazing as always. Without him the film may have still been good, but the… More