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"Love is an adventure when one of you is sure... and the other is positive."
  • R
  • 1995
  • 1 hr 32 min
  • 6.8  (6,691)

Jeffrey is a romantic comedy movie released in 1995. The film was directed by Christopher Ashley and written by Paul Rudnick. The star cast of the movie includes Steven Weber, Michael T. Weiss, and Peter Jacobson in lead roles. The movie revolves around a gay man named Jeffrey (Steven Weber) who has had enough of New York City’s gay scene after the AIDS epidemic. He struggles to come to terms with his sexuality and decides that he is finished looking for love. He declares that he is going to live a celibate life until a cure is found for HIV.

As he struggles with his decision, Jeffrey meets another man named Steve Howard (Michael T. Weiss). Steve is charming, handsome, and a dream come true for Jeffrey. But there is one problem. Steve is HIV-positive which puts a damper on their budding romance.

Jeffrey's friend Sterling (Patrick Stewart) is his confidante and guru on all things concerning love and sex. He tells Jeffrey that love is messy and full of complications. Sterling tries to push Jeffrey to continue pursuing Steve, but he is still afraid of the possibility of losing the one he loves.

But soon, Jeffrey finds himself involved in a complicated love triangle between Steve and his long-time friend and mentor, Darius (Bryan Batt). Darius is also gay and has been HIV-positive for some time. Jeffrey is torn between his feelings for Steve and Darius.

Throughout the film, Jeffrey struggles with his own fears and insecurities about love, sex, and HIV. He speaks to the audience regularly, breaking the fourth wall, and discussing his feelings and fears. His monologues are insightful, witty, and at times, very touching.

The movie has a star-studded cast with several guest appearances by recognizable faces such as Nathan Lane, Olympia Dukakis, Christine Baranski, and Sigourney Weaver. These seasoned actors bring depth and humor to their characters, making the movie much more enjoyable.

The film deals with heavy topics such as AIDS, homosexuality, and relationships with humor and sensitivity. The script is well-written, and the dialogue is clever and sharp. The cinematography is also impressive, with the vivid colors of New York City being front and center.

Overall, Jeffrey is a charming, funny, and poignant movie about love, relationships, and coming to terms with oneself. It tackles serious topics with grace and humor, making it a must-watch movie for anyone who enjoys romantic comedies. The film is a time capsule of the late ‘90s and a reminder of how much has changed since then. It is also an excellent movie that shows how universal love is, no matter what gender or sexual orientation one identifies with.

Jeffrey is a 1995 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 32 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8.

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    1 hr 32 min
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    6.8  (6,691)