The Velocity of Gary (1999) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Velocity of Gary (1999)




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Dan Ireland directed this romantic comedy-drama (adapted by James Still from his own play) about a romantic triangle. Doughnut shop waitress Mary Carmen (Salma Hayek) is the girlfriend of bisexual porn star Valentino (Vincent D'Onofrio), but she's frozen out after Valentino gets a look at Midwestern hunk Gary (Thomas Jane). Rivalries end, and the three become close after Valentino succumbs to the AIDS virus. Shown at the 1998 San Sebastian Film Festival.more
Rating: R (adult situations/language, sex, violence)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: James Still
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 13, 2004
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment


Salma Hayek
as Mary Carmen
Olivia d'Abo
as Veronica
Chad Lindberg
as Kid Joey
Lucky Luciano
as The King
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Critic Reviews for The Velocity of Gary

All Critics (28) | Top Critics (7)

Full Review… | September 7, 2011
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 27, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | July 21, 2005
Houston Chronicle
Top Critic

Never quite develops three-way erotic charge it should have.

Full Review… | November 29, 2009

Has rough spots but rings emotionally true and paints a vivid picture of New York City's underbelly.

Full Review… | May 26, 2006
Combustible Celluloid

Audience Reviews for The Velocity of Gary


Greenwich Village slacker types try to outcool one another as long as they can keep out reality just to past the time ... which they don't care about by the way, since you asked. Ho - hum.

Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer


Another film that i got for $3 It seemed original and interesting, but became just plain wierd and idiotic.

Joseph Eastmond

Super Reviewer

Great movie!

Leo L

Super Reviewer

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