Then he tries dating around, and she goes out with a sensitive type, but gee, wouldn't you know they miss one another, and so they get back together again, followed by one of those endings in which everything depends on one character being able to find another character at a time and place when no living person could have possibly found him there. This is the kind of movie where nothing that is done, said, thought or performed bears any relationship to anyone you have ever met. Tweet The people who made "The Opposite Sex" believe it's about a love affair between a stockbroker and an aide to the mayor of Boston. Adult situations, profanity. You know it's awful when you start shaking your watch to see if it has stopped. You'd always wonder why nobody wrote your lines. I know I am repeating myself, but the movie offers me nothing new to say. Gross is appealing and amusing, while Cox, not particularly funny, is certainly decorative. They believe their days of happy bachelorhood can last forever, and they explain their theories in "comic" monologues which they deliver while looking straight at the camera, while I found myself looking at my watch. The familiar falling out over David's fear of losing his independence comes next, followed by the familiar reconciliation and last-minute cold feet on the part of both parties , just before the wedding presided over by a dueling priest Frank Birney and rabbi Jack Carter. First, there's friend incompatibility. No one, not even the people who made this movie, believes people can be this dumb and still tie their shoes. Then there's parental incompatibility: Advertisement We could begin with the ungrammatical full title of the movie, which is: Carrie gets grilled by David's mom over a dinner of brisket, while David politely loses a tennis match to Carrie's dad, only to spend the rest of the afternoon being reprimanded for his lack of killer instinct. Making "The Opposite Sex" is what can happen to you if you grow up thinking sitcoms are funny. Sparks are struck instead, and a second chance encounter, at a Red Sox game, leads to a date.