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About Last Night (2014) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Regina Hall, Joy Bryant

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This is about how men and women get together but at the same time have a hard time getting to know each other. Kevin Hart plays the main character of Bernie Litko. His best friend is Danny Martin (played by Michael Ealy). They hang out in a bar in Los Angeles, looking to pick up women. Bernie hooks up with Joan (played by Regina Hall). Danny and Joan's friend Debbie (played by Joy Bryant) start to be attracted to each other but take it no further that night. Danny invites Joan on a date to see a Dodger's game. Joan's ex-boyfriend Terrell Owens (played by himself) runs into them. He insults Danny who pretends to be her boyfriend. Then Danny kisses Debbie. They go to her apartment and make love. Danny and Debbie get together. They move in together. Bernie and Joan have great sex but Bernie does not want a commitment even though Joan wants to have a deeper relationship. Bernie and Joan split up over this.

Tensions rise when Bernie and Joan break up. She tells Debbie it's because she wanted to meet Bernie's parents, but he told her she can't because she's not Jewish. Bernie tells Danny about how he told herhe's really not Jewish. At the same time, Danny and Debbie's relationship begins to get serious. By the summer's end, Debbie moves in with Danny, to the displeasure of both Bernie and Joan. Danny and Debbie go to a party. Debbie tells all the other women that Danny has herpes to put them off from having any ideas about him.

Danny gets upset with his boss and quits as he is being fired. They plan to have Thanksgiving dinner, but Danny wants to go out the night before with his friends. Debbie see a puppy that she falls in love with, but Danny will not agree to have a dog. When they have the Thanksgiving dinner the next day, Debbie gets stoned and throws the turkey through the window. Debbie cannot remember what she did, but Danny makes her happy when he brings the puppy she wanted, for a surprise. Debbie thinks Danny is having an affair so the relationship is strained.

On New Year's Debbie and Danny try to stay at home alone, but Danny obviously wants to go out, so Debbie goes out with him. They have a big fight. Debbie decides to move out.

Bernie and Joan get back together. Bernie encourages Danny to play the field now that he is unattached, but it is clear Danny loves Debbie. Debbie feels the same way about him. Joan and Bernie invite them to Joan's birthday party. Danny meets Debbie in the street when he is walking the dog and they rekindle their relationship.
Best part of story, including ending: It is fun to see the word play between the sexes and how it leads to sex and then romance.

Best scene in story: When Danny brings the dog for Debbie because it is very nice.

Opinion about the main character: The guys are horn dogs in this movies and there is not much point changing that, except for Danny who truly falls in love with Debbie.

The review of this Movie prepared by Willi Vision a Level 31 Creepy Stalker Barn Owl scholar





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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   black people romance movie How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Black american

Setting

City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles

Writing Style

Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   A huge amnt of foul language

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