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Paul and Eddie, two co-stars in the musical "Adam and Steve Just the Way God Made 'Em," are each pondering major life decisions: Paul wants to give up dating and have no-strings sex; Eddie's consideri... read more read more...ng coming out to his super-religious parents. While at first these changes bring major disasters (Eddie's parents panic at the news, Paul ruins a one-night stand), a great night of satire, costumes, singing, and dancing gives everyone the confidence to just be themselves. ~ Carly Wray, Rovi

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Unrated, 1 hr. 30 min.

Directed by: Casper Andreas, Fred M. Caruso

Release Date: September 11, 2009

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DVD Release Date: April 6, 2010

 

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  • December 18, 2010
    This is a great Gay 101 movie!! lol It gives a newbie and education while following other gays through typical gay scenarios. Campy and fun... I think even somewhat open-minded straight people would laugh a few times. But at the heart, I think most gay people can relate to at... read more least one character or a combination of several characters. Tongue-in-cheek fun!
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    August 27, 2011
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    Touching plot, interesting songs and acting, however, some scenes are just plain silly
  • May 21, 2013
    High production values for an indie gay film, but really -- not the excellent film the reviews might reflect. I found it emotionally esurient and shallow with acting on par with Missouri community theater. Weren't these guys featured players on "Off Pitch"?
  • January 2, 2012
    I guess I was in a rather sappy movie, but this was my second time watching the film and it had me laughing at the layers of gay cultural references and tearing up over the more poignant scenes in the film. I really enjoyed Daniel Robinson (Paul/Adam) and Joey Dudding (Eddie/Stev... read moree), but the entire ensemble was really stellar. I wish they had done more to work through the subplot of the HIV+ character. And, though, the play clearly drew a line in the sand that was (a) there's a Christian God and He loves you, and (b) God loves homosexuality, (both I disagree with on varying levels of philosophical and logical premises) I came away feeling great that it wasn't just another gay film without a proper, progressive message and there was great casting, directing, production, and acting throughout. I'll definitely watch this again.
  • November 23, 2011
    Dull and predictable story with cardboard cutout characters and offensive, negative stereotypes. Hard to believe I like other films from Casper so much. This one seems like the work of an entirely different person. Rated half a star for Corrigan's beauty.
  • July 13, 2011
    OMG, hot guys! Somewhat lame production, but still a totally cute movie. Oh, and not to mention funny.

Critic Reviews


Albert Williams
February 2, 2010
Albert Williams, Chicago Reader

The film is by turns clever and cloying. Full Review

Dennis Schwartz
May 5, 2011
Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Clever anti-evangelical musical comedy. Full Review

Rich Cline
April 4, 2010
Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall

A clever script and solid acting raises this colourful gay romantic comedy above most films in the genre Full Review

Sarah Boslaugh
April 2, 2010
Sarah Boslaugh, Playback:stl

There's a certain boilerplate quality to The Big Gay Musical but it's also a lot of fun... Full Review

S. James Wegg
March 29, 2010
S. James Wegg, JWR

Happily, writer/lyricist Fred M. Caruso's "divine inspiration" found a largely-talented cast, crew and composer and crafted a show-within-a-show songfest that tackles nearly every pink-triangle issue ... Full Review

Fr. Chris Carpenter
January 21, 2010
Fr. Chris Carpenter, Movie Dearest

Thoroughly silly, occasionally overbearing but ultimately entertaining Full Review

Avi Offer
September 13, 2009
Avi Offer, NYC Movie Guru

Thoroughly engaging, funny, smart and heartfelt without any dull or contrived moments. Full Review

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