Like its title, SEX, LIES, AND VIDEOTAPE sneaks by quietly, in subtle increments, gradually accumulating force. Graham Dalton (James Spader) arrives at the upscale home of his old college friend John Millaney (Peter Gallagher) and the friend's wife, Ann (Andie MacDowell). The two men
have little in common any more: Graham is jobless and alienated; John is an aggressive yuppie attorney. He is also having an affair with his wife's sister, Cynthia (Laura San Giacomo), who's a trouble-maker. Graham and Ann become friendly, and he reveals that he is impotent. They have a falling
out over his collection of videotapes, which contain conversations with women who've consent...