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The Men Next Door: a movie that reveals the secret of finding your true love,
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This review is from: The Men Next Door (Amazon Video)
Disclaimer: some plot spoilers involved.
Quite interesting and good. Sort of a sexual farce. About a man, Doug, his 40th birthday, and how he starts to date two men — one 30, one 50. They both seem such good matches for him. Then he discovers why they both feel so familiar — They are father and son.
The story is told though several perspectives, but mostly through Doug sharing the events over the phone with his fraternal, married, straight, twin. There is a lot of bawdy nudity and sex jokes, but nothing that really classifies as porn, or even really erotic. It has a backsided sort of romantic feel.
There is also a lot of short scenes with his friends, who provide insight and comic relief. One event in particular with one of his gay friends has these lines:
“You have me when you want to get fashion advice on your pathetic wardrobe…. The only time I’ve ever approved of your wardrobe was on that cruise when you coordinated your cock rings with your swimsuits.”
“Well who doesn’t do that?”
“Oh, you’d be surprised.”
During the setup, there is part of the movie where Doug and the father know about him and the son, and they try to keep it quiet while trying to figure out how to tell him. Of course it comes out in a very humorous moment.
So when they all know, the decide to just see what happens.
What happens is father and son become competitive with his time and coming up with better things to do, dates, places, sex …
Until the father and son decide for the sake of their relationship to both break it off. And then they all find it hard to bear. Each makes their case to Doug about who he should choose, and Doug finds himself turning to his brother, to ask him how he knew his wife was the right one. His brother replies:
“When I made plans with Karen I felt, different , excited, no excited’s not the word. I felt …. content. Like nothing could go wrong. Like being with her is exactly where I was supposed to be.
“Does one of those men next door make you content. Not just happy… content.”
Well that is enough spoiling. Won't tell you who he chooses.