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The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human (1999)

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88 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

An anthropologist from an alien planet provides voice-over commentary for a documentary look at human courtship, mating, and reproduction: "complex, perverse, tragically beautiful: the earthbound human." The commentary gets some of the ...See moreAn anthropologist from an alien planet provides voice-over commentary for a documentary look at human courtship, mating, and reproduction: "complex, perverse, tragically beautiful: the earthbound human." The commentary gets some of the details comically wrong (explaining the slap on a newborn's back: "they don't like the looks of the child so they beat it"), but gets right the overall idea. We follow Billy and Jenny from their meeting at a club, initial misunderstandings, his losing her phone number, finally connecting, walks on the beach, soulful talks, meeting each other's parents, friends' advice, and the gradual taking of the relationship to new levels. Written by See less
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David Hyde Pierce
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Mackenzie Astin
The Male (Billy) The Male (Billy)   See fewer
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Carmen Electra
The Female (Jenny Smith) The Female (Jenny Smith)   See fewer
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Markus Redmond
The Male's Friend (Jimmy) The Male's Friend (Jimmy)   See fewer
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Lucy Liu
The Female's Friend (Lydia) The Female's Friend (Lydia)   See fewer
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Lisa Rotondi
The Female's Slutty Friend (Lana) The Female's Slutty Friend (Lana)   See fewer
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Sharon Wyatt
The Male's Mother The Male's Mother   See fewer
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Jack Kehler
The Male's Father The Male's Father   See fewer
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Leo Rossi
The Female's Father The Female's Father   See fewer
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Antonette Saftler
The Female's Mother The Female's Mother   See fewer
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Marc Blucas
The Female's Ex-Boyfriend The Female's Ex-Boyfriend   See fewer
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Anne Gee Byrd
The Female's Boss The Female's Boss   See fewer
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Eric Kushnick
The Female's Brother The Female's Brother   See fewer
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Linda Porter
The Wise Old Woman The Wise Old Woman   See fewer
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Tyler Abugov
The Female's Fantasy Son The Female's Fantasy Son   See fewer
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Lynn Ann Leveridge
The Large Female The Large Female   See fewer
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Adam Abugov
The Male as a Cub The Male as a Cub   See fewer
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William Morts
The Ex-Boyfriend's Friend (as Billy Morts) The Ex-Boyfriend's Friend (as Billy Morts)   See fewer
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Noah M. Breedon
The Baby The Baby   See fewer
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Jeff Abugov
Man at bar (uncredited) Man at bar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joyce Bradsher
The Female's Co-Worker (uncredited) The Female's Co-Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Dunn
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Larry Estes
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Victor Ho
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6.4 / 10 | 5,755 votes