In the Company of Men


1h 33m 1997

Brief Synopsis

Two thirtysomething white collar business partners--both of whom have been rejected by women--conspire to find a vulnerable woman, simultaneously date her, and then break up with her just to assuage their damaged egos. Both men, however, become attracted to the woman and then become engaged in a cat

Film Details

Also Known As
En compagnie des hommes
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics
Location
Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Synopsis

Two thirtysomething white collar business partners--both of whom have been rejected by women--conspire to find a vulnerable woman, simultaneously date her, and then break up with her just to assuage their damaged egos. Both men, however, become attracted to the woman and then become engaged in a cat-and-mouse game of one-upmanship that eventually escalates into full-scale psychological warfare.

Cast

Barbara Whitacre

Tina Carter

Nicole Johnson

Kent Uhen

Adrienne Roberson

Jason Dixie

Wendy Zablotney

Donna Bandor

Carmella A Leto

Peter Springer

Tammy Baxter-smith

Tanya Alman

Colby Prough

Ken Lo

Hank Kiefer

Greg Solon

Lisa M Moore

Cassandra Cox

Fred Coffee

Jim Veverka

Adam Hinkle

Kim Goins

Brandy Runyan

Sam Mitchell

Pete Smith

Clark Valentine

Ryan Craft

Bob Werling

Rich Lee

David Kledzik

Mary Ann Wissman

Carol Kohnen

Mike Thena

Roger Grigsby

Tahira Essix

Janette Myers

Lynette Smith

Neal Solon

Tom Needham

Chris Wretzak

Ilene E Roach

Lindsay Roy

Michael C Barnhouse

Michelle Hart

Don Gephart

Michael Martin

Dominic J Leto

Trevor Edwards

Mark Rector

Sarah Springer

Mary Veverka

Shawn E Carter

Syndee Hamrick

Mary Kay Solon

Jamen Ratcliff

Holly Goins

Megan Cox

Ashley Caveda

Theresa Heredia

Deb Howard

Denise Helberg Snider

Aaron Eckhart

Angie Reed

Brice Urschel

Shardesha Northington

Lori M Craft

Jason Burns

Patrick Garrett

Jasen Savage

Tim Solon

Sam Lewis

Sara Pauley

Patrick Veverka

Paul Rowe

Angelique Hamlick

Micheal Janek

Kent Ripley

John D Agnew

Stacy Edwards

Thomas Airgood

Carrie Wellman

Donald Pope

James Caveda

Rita A Morrical

Julia Henkel

Brian Berghorn

Cate Jenkins

Dan O'shaughnessey

Angela Bolenbaugh

James Solon

Jesse D Goins

Manuel Dominguez

Megan Solon

Adam Simcoe

Paul Bay

Tamara Reiter

Diane O'shaughnessey

Ron Burgess

Jeff Ummel

Tiffany Kostov

Mike Tinsley

Sara Valentine

Jeri Herrmann

William Young

Patricia Colchin

Deb Morken

Chan Aye

Nisa Janek

Christine Smith

Ken Petruska

Howard Reed

Shawn Davis

Laura L Bartels

Matt Malloy

Brett Shuff

Sharon Urschel

Jack S Berg

Lisa M Bartels

Cheryl Russell

Chris Hayes

Michael Kaufmann

Tony O'dell

Karen Wells

Christie Saylor

Roxanne Butler

Paul E Wilson

Sheri Caveda

Richard Shaipline

John Hartmann

Andrew K Manes

Emily Cline

Film Details

Also Known As
En compagnie des hommes
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics
Location
Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 33m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Co-winner of the Prix du Jury Special Deauville (with "Ulee's Gold") and co-winner of the Audience Prize (with "The House of Yes") at the 1997 Deauville Film Festival.

Winner of the 1997 award for Directorial Debut from the New York Film Critics Circle.

Winner of the Filmmakers Trophy in the dramatic category at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival.

Expanded Release in United States August 15, 1997

Limited Release in United States August 8, 1997

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States August 1, 1997

Released in United States August 1997

Released in United States January 1997

Released in United States May 1997

Released in United States November 1997

Released in United States on Video March 17, 1998

Released in United States September 1997

Released in United States Winter January 10, 1997

Shown at Birmingham International Film & Television Festival in the United Kingdom November 19-30, 1997.

Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Un Certain Regard) May 7-19, 1997.

Shown at Deauville Film Festival (in competition) September 5-14, 1997.

Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (in competition) August 10-24, 1997.

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival August 22 - September 2, 1997.

Shown at New Directors/New Films in New York City March 21 - April 6, 1997.

Shown at Thessaloniki International Film Festival (in competition) in Greece November 21-30, 1997.

Feature film directorial debut for theater director and playwright Neil LaBute who graduated from New York University's dramatic writing program.

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival August 22 - September 2, 1997.)

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at New Directors/New Films in New York City March 21 - April 6, 1997.)

Released in United States January 1997 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (in competition) in Park City, Utah January 16-26, 1997.)

Released in United States Winter January 10, 1997

Released in United States on Video March 17, 1998

Released in United States May 1997 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival (Un Certain Regard) May 7-19, 1997.)

Released in United States November 1997 (Shown at Thessaloniki International Film Festival (in competition) in Greece November 21-30, 1997.)

Released in United States September 1997 (Shown at Deauville Film Festival (in competition) September 5-14, 1997.)

Released in United States November 1997 (Shown at Birmingham International Film & Television Festival in the United Kingdom November 19-30, 1997.)

Released in United States August 1, 1997 (New York City and Los Angeles)

Expanded Release in United States August 15, 1997

Released in United States August 1997 (Shown at Edinburgh International Film Festival (in competition) August 10-24, 1997.)

Limited Release in United States August 8, 1997