Goodbye Lover (1998)

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Goodbye Lover is a comedic neo-noir film about a murder plot surrounding an alcoholic advertising agency worker and his adulterous wife. The film was directed by Roland Joffé, and stars Patricia Arquette, Dermot Mulroney, Don Johnson, Ellen DeGeneres, and Mary-Louise Parker. The film premiered at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival, before being released theatrically in 1999. Reshoots of the films were shot on Rodeo drive in Beverly Hills, and the ending of the film was changed.

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Ben and Sandra are hot and provocative lovers, but Sandra is unfortunately married to Ben's younger brother Jake... (source:


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Full cast list for the movie Goodbye Lover.
Sandra Dunmore

Jake Dunmore

Peggy Blane

Sgt. Rita Pompano


Det. Crowley

Ben Dunmore

Andre Gregory
Rev. Finlayson


JoNell Kennedy

Akane Nelson

Kevin Cooney
Company Man #1

Will Stewart


Mr. Brodsky

Mrs. Brodsky

George Furth
Mr. Merritt

Sen. Lassetter

Michael Krawic
Medical Examiner


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List of Goodbye Lover quotes.

Sergeant Rita Pompano: (of a woman murdered while jogging) At least she died healthy.

Sergeant Rita Pompano: Girl's got a good right hook.
Rollins: I hate funerals. They're an undeniable reminder of man's mortality...
Sergeant Rita Pompano: Are you gay?
Rollins: No. No, I'm not gay.
Sergeant Rita Pompano: Just curious...
Rollins: Why'd you ask me if I was gay?
Sergeant Rita Pompano: No reason.
Rollins: Then why'd you ask?
Sergeant Rita Pompano: Let's get lunch. Ya hungry?
Rollins: What makes you think I'm gay?
Sergeant Rita Pompano: What are ya in the mood for? Tacos? Burgers? Quiche?

(Of a locker)
Sergeant Rita Pompano: Keep it clean. Don't let anyone else near it. It's kind of like your dick.


Trailer for the movie Goodbye Lover.
Goodbye Lover (1998) - Official Movie Trailer

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