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Barefoot in the Park (1967)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 25 May 1967 (USA)
Paul, a conservative young lawyer, marries the vivacious Corie. Their highly passionate relationship descends into comical discord in a five-flight New York City walk-up apartment.

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New Yorkers Paul Bratter and Corie Bratter née Banks have just gotten married. He is a stuffed shirt just starting his career as a lawyer. She is an independently minded free spirit who prides herself on doing the illogical purely out of a sense of adventure, such acts as walking through Washington Square Park barefoot when it's 17°F outside. Their six day honeymoon at the Plaza Hotel shows that they can get to know each other easily in the biblical sense. But they will see if they can get to know each other in their real life when they move into their first apartment, a cozy (in other words, small), slightly broken down top floor unit in a five story walk-up. While Corie joyfully bounds up and down the stairs, Paul, always winded after the fact, hates the fact of having to walk up the six flights of stairs, if one includes the stairs that comprise the outside front stoop. Beyond the issues with the apartment itself, Paul and Corie will have to deal with an odd assortment of neighbors... Written by Huggo

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Third of four films that Robert Redford and Jane Fonda have made together. They had previously starred together in The Chase (1966) whilst both had made their feature film debuts in Tall Story (1960). They re-teamed for the final time for The Electric Horseman (1979), their last (to date) star teaming. See more »

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When Corie puts the newspapers in the refrigerator, the bottle she had earlier put there is gone. See more »

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Victor Velasco: Shama shama elma commama!
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Referenced in Show Leose Marese: Episode #1.1 (2015) See more »

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Barefoot in the Park
Written by Neal Hefti and Johnny Mercer
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One of the greatest romantic comedies I've had the pleasure of watching.
12 July 2002 | by (Lake Park, Georgia) – See all my reviews

Robert Redford and Jane Fonda are both outstanding actors and compensate each other very nicely in this romantic comedy. This movie has all the quality ingredients needed to make it a classic comedy. Redford, as usual, displays great talent enhanced by the school-girl charisma of Jane Fonda. I love it.


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