Ellen Barkin
Director: Blake Edwards Cast: Ellen Barkin
Ellen Barkin
, Jimmy Smits
Jimmy Smits
, JoBeth Williams
JoBeth Williams
Blake Edwards


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Ellen Barkin stars in this mystical comedy about a detestable male chauvinist temporarily reincarnated into the body of a woman. Steve Brooks (Perry King) foolishly accepts an invite for an evening of debauchery from three former girlfriends, and thinks he's got it made when he shows up to find them waiting for him in a hot tub. Eager to exact revenge on the scoundrel, the women proceed to drown him, and Steve is cast into a purgatory in which two unseen voices are deciding whether to send him to heaven or hell. Steve is given one chance to save himself from damnation -- if he can find a woman alive who actually liked him. To complicate his task and teach him a lesson, Steve is reincarnated as a sexy woman (Barkin), just the type who would have been the target of his cheesy advances. Sloppily adjusting to his new body, Steve (now Barkin) tells people he is the sister of the missing Steve Brooks, and begins working at his old advertising agency as a means toward completing his arduous task. As Steve's sister, he also enlists the help of his best friend, Walter (Jimmy Smits), despite the complication that Walter is noticeably attracted to the woman he has become. Steve's homophobia -- and several of his other hateful traits -- are put to the test. ~ Derek Armstrong

Product Details

Release Date: 04/30/2013
UPC: 0883316792223
Original Release: 1991
Rating: R
Source: Hbo Archives
Time: 1:44:00
Sales rank: 1,117

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Ellen Barkin Amanda Brooks
Jimmy Smits Walter Stone
JoBeth Williams Margo Brofman
Lorraine Bracco Sheila Faxton
Perry King Steve Brooks
Tony Roberts Arnold Friedkin
Lysette Anthony Liz
Bruce Payne Devil
Victoria Mahoney Felicia
Basil Hoffman Higgins
Catherine Keener Steve's Secretary
Kevin Kilner Dan Jones
David Gale Doctor
Téa Leoni Dream Girl
Jacquelyn Rene Moen Girl at City Grille
Michelle Reese Party Guest
Diana Chesney Mrs. Wetherspoon
James Harper Lieutenant Laster
Lauren Lloyd Actor
David Wohl Attorney Caldwell
John La Fayette Sgt. Phillips
Jim J. Bullock The Psychic
Joe Flood Mac the Guard
Emma Walton Fur Protestor
Lou Eppolito Al the Guard
Yvette Freeman Mae the Maid
Dennis Paladino Duke
Rick Aiello Wiseguy at Duke's
F. William Parker Barber
Ben Hartigan Minister
Robert Clotworthy Bailiff
Jessie Jones Arnold's Secretary
Savant Tanney Judge Harcrow
Virginia Morris Assistant District Attorney
Patricia Clipper Girl in Elevator
Robert Elias Photographer
Michelle Wong Photo Assistant
Marti Muller Woman Client
Mindy Lawson F&B Model
Kimberly Oja F&B Model
Teri Gold F&B Model
Lily Mariye Nurse
William Shockley Party Guest
Jennie Nauman Party Guest
Annette Quinn Party Guest
Dena Burton Party Guest
Alana Silvani Girl at City Grille
Karen Medak Saleswoman
Tracy Lambert Store Model
Taunie Vrenon Store Model
Michael Badalucco Hard Hat
Greg Barnett Thug at Duke's
Fred Lerner Thug at Duke's
Jay R. Goldenberg Sardi's Maitre d'
Jim Lovelett Jogger
Faith Minton Nancy the Bouncer
Rebecca Wood Gay Club Patron
Linda Dona Gay Club Patron
Helena Apothaker Gay Club Waitress
Molly Okuneff Little Girl
Elena Statheros Girl at Aiko's
Barbara Schillaci Mental Patient
Robert Towers Mental Patient
Tony Genaro Mental Patient
Ross Brittain Morning DJ
Linda Gary God
Richard Provost God

Technical Credits
Blake Edwards Director,Screenwriter
Tony Adams Producer
Dick Bush Cinematographer
Joe Dunne Stunts
John Franco Set Decoration/Design
Sandy Getzler Art Director
Gail Levin Casting
Alan Levine Production Manager
Lauren Lloyd Casting
Henry Mancini Score Composer
Rodger Maus Production Designer
Arnon Milchan Executive Producer
Ellen Mirojnick Costumes/Costume Designer
Robert Pergament Editor
Trish Caroselli Rintels Associate Producer
Patrick Wachsberger Executive Producer

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