Zerophilia (2005)

A young man who remains decidedly insecure about his masculinity attempts to uncover the mystery of his rare genetic disorder before it transforms him into a female in a sci fi flavored romantic comedy directed by Martin Curland and… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 26, 2005
DVD Release Date: February 20, 2007
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Critic Score: 25% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Peter Debruge

Amid deliberately campy situations and sophomoric jokes, Zerophilia offers a disarmingly sweet lesson about learning to identify with the opposite gender.

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Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune

A half-silly, half-earnest indie with the soul of a John Hughes-era sex comedy.

Kam Williams
Insight News

As adroitly executed a directorial debut as you could ever hope to find, this ingenious, sci-fi comedy revolves around a mythological malady which causes carriers to change gender whenever they make love.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

The script's lazy convenience is embodied by a beautiful neuromorphologist (Gina Bellman) who arrives on the scene to explain everything that's going on.

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Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter

The admittedly thought-provoking results fail to make the full-blown transition from curious concept to substantial theatrical proposition.

Ken Fox
TV Guide

Anyone who understands the meaning of the title or catches all the frog references scattered through writer-director Martin Curland's feature debut will have a head start understanding this confused and confusing comedy.

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Bill Stamets
Chicago Sun-Times

Boasts a fertile premise but a sterile outcome.

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Noel Murray
AV Club

Zerophilia doesn't take any real chances.

Matt Pais

Even if you'd enjoy spending a day as the opposite sex, you're better off abstaining from Zerophilia and daydreaming about what you'd do with your time.

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
This was better than I expected. Hardly great, but I enjoyed it a lot. I can't say I've seen a movie that deals with changing genders in quite this… More
Leo L
An interesting movie. Great music.
Byron Brubaker
I'm not aware of any other movie like this one. Unique concept of shape shifting and gender identity that was quite goofy at times, but also kept… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Zerophilia" starts with Luke(Taylor Handley) losing his virginity to an older woman(Kelly LeBrock) on a camping trip. As… More