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Boys' Night Out (1962)

Unrated | | Comedy | 21 June 1962 (USA)
Fred, George, Doug and Howie are quickly reaching middle-age. Three of them are married, only Fred is still a bachelor. They want something different than their ordinary marriages, children... See full summary »

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Cast

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Cathy
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Fred Williams
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George Drayton
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Doug Jackson
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Marge Drayton
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Joanne McIllenny
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Ethel Williams
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Dr. Prokosch (as Oscar Homolka)
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Howard McIllenny
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Toni Jackson
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Boss' Girl Friend
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Slattery
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Peter Bowers
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Mr. Bohannon
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Mr. Bingham
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Fred, George, Doug and Howie are quickly reaching middle-age. Three of them are married, only Fred is still a bachelor. They want something different than their ordinary marriages, children and TV-dinners. In secret, they get themselves an apartment with a beautiful young woman, Kathy, for romantic rendezvous. But Kathy does not tell them that she is a sociology student researching the sexual life of the white middle-class male. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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21 June 1962 (USA)  »

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Una vez a la semana  »

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Trivia

Stars of this film Fred Clark and Larry Keating have both portrayed Harry Morton on the Burns & Allen Show. See more »

Goofs

When the boys are on the train, the whistle of a steam locomotive is heard on several occasions. The movie takes place in 1962 but the last steam locomotive on the New Haven Railroad was retired ten years earlier and, in any case, would not have been used from Connecticut to New York City. See more »

Quotes

Slattery: How bad is he hooked?
Fred Williams: About as bad as you can get. When he remembers the score, he knows he's on the loser's end. But when he remembers the girl, he forgets the score.
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Connections

Referenced in Batman: A Death Worse Than Fate (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

BOYS' NIGHT OUT
Words by Sammy Cahn
Music by Jimmy Van Heusen
Sung by Patti Page (as Miss Patti Page)
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This movie is a treat to to watch, Kim Novak is great to look at.
14 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie on TCM, got a copy and I can't stop viewing it. This movie is set in the earlier 1960's when sexual material/theme could be discuss in movies, not like the 1930's through the 1950's where the morality codes kept husband and wife in separate beds, and kissing was limited to six seconds. I enjoy this movie about four men approaching middle age trying to spice up their "Boys' Night Out" with a 24 year old blonde, but they are mostly talk, and the blonde (Kim Novak) realized that they are all talk and played along, except she falls in love with the only bachelor (James Garner) of the group, and he also falls madly in love with her, now the fun start. He wants out, so he can be with her and to marry her, she also want him, but the three other guy have other ideas, they don't want to lose their "24 year blonde" on "Boys' Night Out". She don't want them, she want James Garner, and he want Kim Novak, you get it? I won't spoil it for you, get this movie, you won't regret it.


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