Regular Guys

Regular Guys

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Aimed at mainstream audiences, this German sex comedy centers on Frankfurt police officer Cristoph who gets blind drunk after his girl friend breaks up with him and ends up the next morning in bed with Edgar, a homosexual auto mechanic. Poor Cristoph is beside himself trying to figure out whether or not he and Edgar.... Unfortunately, his bedfellow refuses to tell him. Cristoph returns home confused. Things get worse when a series of mistakes causes him to lose his apartment and move to Edgar's for a while. At work the hapless cop and his team get in big trouble when the arrest the wrong person. It's then he learns Edgar's true vocation. If this weren't enough, his colleague Helen, who could be a lesbian, seems terribly attracted to him.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/23/2003
UPC: 0807839000528
Original Release: 1996
Rating: NR
Source: Tla
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Sound: [stereo]
Time: 1:42:00
Sales rank: 40,043

Special Features

Chapter selection; TLA Releasing trailers

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Rudolf Kowalski Kallenbach
Heinz-Werner Kraehkamp Drunken Bikedriver
Christoph Marius Ohrt Christoph Schwenk
Daniela Ziegler Iris S=E4nger
Tim Bergmann Edgar
Carin C. Tietze Helen
Oliver Stokowski Mike

Technical Credits
Rolf Silber Director,Screenwriter
Rudi Bergmann Screenwriter
Martin Haemer Art Director
Juergen Herrmann Cinematographer
Gerd Huber Producer
Adrian Karberg Art Director
Inez Regnier Editor
Agnette Schloesser Production Designer
Peter W. Schmitt Score Composer,Songwriter
Christina Schnell Costumes/Costume Designer
Renate Seefeldt Producer
Wolf Wirtz Sound/Sound Designer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. It's a Dirty Job [2:08]
2. Men Are Just Better People [3:19]
3. Good Morning [4:25]
4. Welcome to the Club [5:10]
5. Tough Luck [3:32]
6. What Can I Do for You? [6:44]
7. Schwenk & the Auto Mechanic [5:33]
8. Dreams [7:52]
9. Police Action [6:21]
10. What a Scene! [7:14]
11. Lady's Man [6:29]
12. Exception [6:35]
13. Cat & Mouse Game [8:32]
14. Pondering It All [5:05]
15. Man-to-Man [5:00]
16. Showdown [2:20]
17. Interrupted [5:45]
18. The World Is a Safer Place [:52]

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Regular Guys 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Directed by Rolf Silber, Regular Guys (Echte Kerle) is a german film that is both touching an funny about a pair of cops who are partners investigating a car theft ring. Throw in a mix of mistaken identities, a cute gay car thief, a confused mother, and a sexy female partner and you get an enjoyable movie with a lighthearted touch and a happy ending through all the mix- ups. Christoph Ohrt plays officer Christoph Schwenk who upon returning home one day, after a crime bust, finds his fiancé with another man. Understandably upset he takes his belongings, which along the way he loses as well, and drowns his sorrows. In his stupor he stumbles unknowingly into a gay bar and the next morning wakes up in the arms of Edgar, portrayed by an adorable, an obviously gay, Tim Bergmann. Edgar is infatuated with Christoph and offers him a place to stay but after freaking out a bit Christoph leaves not knowing if anything has happened between them. In a funny moment Christoph has a pizza and salad delivered to him, as he¿s living in his car! Unable to find a place to stay he takes Edgar up on his offer and the two begin sharing the apartment. To make matters worse it turns out Edgar is a mechanic who deals in stolen cars, the same ring Christoph and his partner are investigating. When other members of the force see the two of them together rumors begin to fly about Christoph¿s sexuality. And to throw one more wrench into the mix of things Christoph and his partner get a new colleague, Helen (Carin Tietze) who is living with another woman but whom Christoph is attracted to. Is she gay as well? And then there is Edgars old boyfriend who is part of the car thieves. Through a series of mixups and misadventures this tangles web becomes more tangled until eventually it all works out. The ending is thrown a bit off by an unexpected twist but overall this is a cute and enjoyable film and I highly recommend it. Surprisingly its distributed by Disney¿s Buena Vista International and does feature a fair amount of rear and frontal nudity, but all done in good taste. The DVD has a few trailers of other TLA releases but nothing in the way of extras.