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''One Night at [=McCool's=]'' is a 2001 comedy film directed by Creator/HaraldZwart and starring Creator/LivTyler, Matt Dillon, Paul Reiser and John Goodman.

Randy (Dillon), a down-on-his-luck bartender at the epononymous [=McCool's=] has his life turned upside down when he encounters [[TheVamp seductress Jewel Valentine]] (Tyler), whom he saves from what initially seems to be her abusive boyfriend Utah. After a turn of events ends up with Utah murdered, the two become a couple. However, not long afterwards, two more men; Randy's cousin Carl (Resier) who is a sadomasochistic lawyer, and police detective Dehling (Goodman) who is investigating Utah's murder and grieving the death of his late wife; also develop obsessions with Jewel. [[TheRashomon The three men develop wildly different opinions of who Jewel is and what she is like]], and the film primarily consists of the three recounting their personal interpretations of various events pertaining to her.

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!!This film provides examples of:

* AttemptedRape: Greg had attempted this on Jewel, but was unable to do so as Jewel had fought back against him, leading to him getting accidentally killed.
* BlackComedy: [[spoiler: Only Randy, Jewel, and the hitman survive the climax.]]
* CaliforniaDoubling: Takes place in St. Louis, Missouri, but was filmed in San Francisco. [[CaptainObvious St. Louis does not look like San Francisco]]. At all.
* CutHimselfShaving: Jewel received a black eye in an accident. A police officer later sees her at her boyfriend's house; he immediately assumes that the boyfriend had beat her and kicks him out of his own house. The boyfriend keeps imploring her to tell the officer the truth, but she says absolutely nothing the entire time because she's a {{Manipulative B|astard}}itch.
* GaussianGirl: Jewel, the havoc wreaking femme fatale, is shown this way when each of the three guys see her for the first time. She's played by Liv Tyler, who just has one of those faces.
* GroinAttack: Halfway through the movie, Jewel accompanies a man named Greg back to his own home. When Greg attempts to have his way with her, Jewel refuses to do so, leading to her getting slapped by Greg from upon his bed and as Greg tells Jewel that he's gonna enjoy himself upon her (a.k.a. AttemptedRape), Jewel gets pissed and proceeds to kick him in the groin with her right leg before throwing a right uppercut punch against him and then using both of her feet to knock him back away from her.
* RashomonStyle: Three different male characters relate their often conflicting impressions of Creator/LivTyler's character Jewel, revealing the particular brand of misogyny present in each one.
* ShoutOut: To the other Michael Douglas' role in ''Film/FallingDown''.
* SoundtrackDissonance: Done with the Village People's song "YMCA" being played to a crazy shootout scene
* TakeAMomentToCatchYourDeath: At the end, Carl's character escapes a shootout between Dehling and Utah's twin brother, and runs across a street screaming an elated "Thank you God!", only to have a dumpster dropped on his head.
* TheVamp: Jewel

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