R | | Comedy, Drama
With only the plan of moving in together after high school, two unusually devious friends seek direction in life. As a mere gag, they respond to a man's newspaper ad for a date, only to find it will greatly complicate their lives.
The character of Joe was based on Terry Zwigoff's friend Alan Dodge.
You know what my number one fantasy used to be?
Enid: I used to think about one day, just not telling anyone, and going off to some random place. And I'd just... disappear. And they'd never see me again. Did you ever think about stuff like that?
Seymour: I ...
When Enid and Seymour are in the car they are overtaken on the left by a motorcycle cop. When we cut to the two women crossing the street, there is no sign of the motorcycle.
After all the credits roll, there's another take of the scene where Seymour (Steve Buscemi) gets attacked by Doug in the minimart. Only this time, Buscemi's characer easily wins the fight, choking Doug with his own weapon, and stomps out triumphantly. He finishes with a bunch of Mr. Pink type dialogue.
$98,791 (USA) (22 July 2001)
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