Body Shots (1999) - Rotten Tomatoes

Body Shots (1999)



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After making his directorial debut with the acclaimed made-for-cable movie Gia, writer Michael Cristofer helmed his first big-screen offering with this drama. When eight men and women in their early-to-mid-20s head out for a night on the town, hopping from one Los Angeles club to the next, not everything goes as planned as they discover the joys and perils of dating at the end of the 20th Century. Body Shots shifts among the perspectives of its eight characters, played by Sean Patrick Flanery, Ron Livingston, Jerry O'Connell, Amanda Peet, Emily Procter, Tara Reid, Brad Rowe, and Sybil Temchen. The film had a number of titles during production, including The Night Before and Jello Shots, the latter of which was reportedly axed to avoid legal problems with the company that makes the gelatin dessert product.more
Rating: R (for strong sexual content including graphic sex-related dialogue, language, violence)
Genre: Drama
Directed By: ,
Written By: David McKenna
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 1, 2004
New Line Cinema


Sean Patrick Flanery
as Rick Hamilton
Jerry O'Connell
as Michael Penorisi
Amanda Peet
as Jane Bannister
Tara Reid
as Sara Olswang
Ron Livingston
as Trent Barber
Emily Procter
as Whitney Bryant
Brad Rowe
as Shawn Denigan
Sybil Temchen
as Emma Cooper
Larry Joshua
as Detective Richards
Adina Porter
as Detective Thompson
Edmond Genest
as Sara's Dad
Lou Paget
as Oral Sex Instructor
Mark Hicks
as Bodyguard
Joe Basile
as Bartender
Scott Burkholder
as Man in Bar
Liz Coke
as Girl No. 2
Allison Dunbar
as Girl No. 3
Adam Gordon
as Burger Joint Cop
Elizabeth Liebel
as Mrs. Drofsky
Marc Lynn
as Disco Bartender
Benny Quan
as Burger Joint Manager
Nick Spano
as Jeff the Doorman
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Critic Reviews for Body Shots

All Critics (54) | Top Critics (13)

Full Review… | March 19, 2002
Globe and Mail
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
At the Movies
Top Critic

Awful performances, idiotic social commentary and one of the worse Rashoman narratives ever take away the pleasures of some raunchy sex scenes.

September 13, 2005

A lot of hot--and often overheated--air.

Full Review… | December 8, 2004

Audience Reviews for Body Shots


Watched this on late-night cable, and somehow I managed to watch the whole thing even though it sucked!

Ok, ok I'll admit it was because of the boobage... but still it was a waste of time.

Michael S

Super Reviewer


A pretty good film looking back over a night out as a group of friends recollections of the events that happened over the night vary. A sort of social comment film on 20 somethings behaviour when on a night out and where it can lead.

Dean King

Super Reviewer


A sad social commentary on the lives of young adults who are only looking to hook up and consider many sexual acts including fellatio to be so common they don't even count as sex. While there are pretty ladies getting out of clothes, there isn't enough of that to make up for the stench of the philosophies spouted by these poor, misguided losers.

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