|Nice Guys Sleep Alone|
|Directed by||Stu Pollard|
Nice Guys Sleep Alone is a 1999 romantic comedy film written and directed by Stu Pollard. The film is based on the book of the same title, written by Bruce Feirstein.
Romantic comedy is a genre with lighthearted, humorous plot lines centered on romantic ideas, such as how true love is able to surmount most obstacles. One dictionary definition is "a funny movie, play, or television program about a love story that ends happily". Another definition suggests that its "primary distinguishing feature is a love plot in which two sympathetic and well-matched lovers are united or reconciled".
Stu Pollard is an American film producer, writer and director. His credits include Nice Guys Sleep Alone, Keep Your Distance, as well as the 2019 survival thriller Rust Creek.
Bruce Feirstein is an American screenwriter and humorist, best known for his contributions to the James Bond series and his best-selling humor books, including Real Men Don't Eat Quiche and Nice Guys Sleep Alone. Real Men Don't Eat Quiche was on The New York Times Bestseller List for 53 weeks.
A young man in Louisville sees his dating failures are related to his always being nice. All of his dates end up going with the rude, obnoxious guys. Deciding to change his way, he goes after a new acquaintance, who unfortunately is tired of the male bores she meets and is seeking Mr. Right – the rose-bearing guy who wants to be nice to her.
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The film's festival debut came at the Gothenburg Film Festival to a sold out crowd.In the United States, Nice Guys screened at multiple film festivals and locations in the midwest.
According to a 2012 article in The New Republic, the film became the first Netflix exclusive, when filmmaker Stu Pollard sold the company hundreds of unsold copies of the DVD.
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