100 Mile Rule

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100 Mile Rule ★★½ 2002 (R)

Dark comedy has a trio of salesman from Detroit discussing the “100 Mile Rule” en route to a business meeting in L.A. The rule states that a man is free to cheat on his girlfriend/spouse if he's over 100 miles away. Jerry is all for it, while family man Bobby wants no part of it. Bobby changes his tune when he meets Monica (Bello). After she seduces him, she blackmails him with a tape of the encounter, leading to murder and corporate backstabbing. Think “Very Bad Things” on business. Standard fare is helped along by McKean and Bello. 98m/C VHS, DVD . Jake Weber, Maria Bello, David Thornton, Michael McKean, Nicholas Chinlund, David Dorfman, Shawn Huff; D: Brent Huff; W: Drew Pillsbury; C: Giovani Lampassi; M: Tor Hyams.