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A man trying to save his relationship with the woman he loves finds himself sinking into a quicksand of small lies and half-truths in this comedy. Paul (Jason Lee) is a regular guy who is engaged to marry Karen (Selma Blair); while Paul loves Karen, he's more than a bit nervous around her family, even though her father (James Brolin) has already given him a job in the family business. Shortly before the wedding, Paul's friends throw him a bachelor party, complete with a boatload of liquor and a squadron of grass-skirt-clad tiki dancers. Paul strikes up a conversation with one of the dancers, the cheerful if inept Becky (Julia Stiles), and the next morning, he wakes up bleary-eyed with a massive hangover -- and Becky in bed next to him. Paul soon receives a phone call from Karen saying she's stopping by for a visit, and Paul scrambles to get Becky out of his apartment. Paul attempts to explain some incriminating evidence with a few white lies, but a messy situation gets messier when Paul runs into Becky at a pre-wedding family get-together...and discovers she's Karen's cousin. A Guy Thing also features Shawn Hatosy, Lochlyn Munro, and Julie Hagerty. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:January 17, 2003

Cast

Jason Lee
as Paul Coleman
Julia Stiles
as Becky
Selma Blair
as Karen
James Brolin
as Ken
Shawn Hatosy
as Jim
Diana Scarwid
as Sandra
David Koechner
as Buck
Julie Hagerty
as Dorothy
Thomas Lennon
as Pete
Jackie Burroughs
as Aunt Budge
Donavon Stinson
as Mouthy Bar Guy
Doris Blomgren
as Elderly Shopper
Enid-Raye Adams
as Maid of Honor
Fred Ewanuick
as Jeff
Gina Stockdale
as Gladys
Gus Lynch
as Agent Harris
Victor Varnado
as Hansberry
Xantha Radley
as Ken's Secretary
Zahf Paroo
as Ahmed
William Sanderson
as Bachelor Party Guy
Ronald Selmour
as Doc
Lochlyn Munro
as Ray
Bonnie Kean
as Drug Store Twin
Matthew Walker
as Minister Green
Deejay Jackson
as Officer
Fiona Hogan
as Agent Roberts
Leslie Jones
as Sales Employee
John B. Destry
as Angry Driver
Scott Williams
as Buddy Scott Trio
Anita Brown
as Laundromat Girl
Chris Wilding
as Beaten Suspect
Michael Sunczk
as Tony
Andy Thompson
as Guy in Washroom
Brody Smith
as Leo Ferris
Clayton Watmough
as Police Officer
Colin Foo
as Phil
Dan Joffre
as Larry
Dave McGowan
as Bachelor Party Guy
Jared Van Snellenberg
as Guy on Moped
Jay Brazeau
as Howard
Jean Kean
as Drug Store Twin
Joe Sather
as Buddy Scott Trio
Josef Pelletier
as Buddy Scott Trio
Keith Dallas
as Spend Mart Clerk
Larry Musser
as Ernie
Lina Teal
as Melanie
Lisa Calder
as Tonya
Michael Teigen
as Lou
Miriama Smith
as Mrs. Ferris
Noel Fisher
as Acne-Faced Teen
Paul McGillion
as Curt
Peter New
as Guy in Tiki Bar Bathroom
Shawn Bordoff
as Guy on Sofa
Stephanie Thorpe
as Shopper
Benjamin Ratner
as Officer

Crew

Chris Koch
Director
David Ladd
Producer
David Nicksay
Producer
Greg Glienna
Screen Story
Greg Glienna
Screenwriter
Matt Tarses
Screenwriter
Pete Schwaba
Screenwriter
Bill Wrubel
Screenwriter
Robbie Greenberg
Cinematographer
Maureen Crowe
Musical Direction/Supervision
Mark Mothersbaugh
Composer (Music Score)
David Moritz
Editor
Patrick Banister
Art Director
Danielle Sterling
Co-producer
David Kerwin
Co-producer
Lesley Beale
Set Designer
Pamela Withers Chilton
Costume Designer
Bill Mizel
First Assistant Director
Risa Bramon Garcia
Casting
Brennan du Fresne
Casting
Tony Lamberti
Supervising Sound Editor
Michael Wilhoit
Supervising Sound Editor
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