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Director:
Writers:
Paul Mazursky (written by) and
Larry Tucker (written by)
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Release Date:
16 January 1970 (France) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice request the company of your pleasure. See more »
Plot:
Documentary film-maker Bob Saunders and his wife Carol attend a group therapy session that serves as the backdrop for the opening scenes of the film... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 7 wins & 6 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Clever & Cool & Classy & Funny See more (49 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Natalie Wood ... Carol Sanders

Robert Culp ... Bob Sanders

Elliott Gould ... Ted Henderson

Dyan Cannon ... Alice Henderson
Horst Ebersberg ... Horst
Lee Bergere ... Emilio
Donald F. Muhich ... Psychiatrist
Noble Lee Holderread Jr. ... Sean Sanders
K.T. Stevens ... Phyllis

Celeste Yarnall ... Susan

Lynn Borden ... Cutter
Linda Burton ... Stewardess

Greg Mullavey ... Tim - Group Leader
Andre Philippe ... Oscar
Diane Berghoff ... Myrna
John Halloran ... Conrad
Susan Merin ... Toby
Jeffrey Walker ... Roger
Vicki Thal ... Jane
Joyce Easton ... Wendy
Howard Dayton ... Howard
Alida Ihle ... Alida
John Brent ... Dave
Garry Goodrow ... Bert
Carol O'Leary ... Sue
Constance Egan ... Norma
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Julia Black ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Davana Caryl ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Florence Clayton ... Minor Role (uncredited)

Bill Cosby ... Nightclub Patron in Hat (uncredited)
Philip de Firmian ... Susan's Date (uncredited)
George DeNormand ... Man Outside Hotel (uncredited)
Jerry Franks ... Minor Role (uncredited)

Leif Garrett ... Jimmy Henderson (uncredited)

Michael Z. Gordon ... Waiter (uncredited)
Marshall Ho'o ... Dr. Ho'o (uncredited)
Bill Kelly ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Walter Kightly ... Bob's Friend (uncredited)

Hawk Koch ... El Taco Employee (voice) (uncredited)
Devra Korwin ... Booth Woman (uncredited)
Saverio Lo Medico ... Owner (uncredited)
Ivan Markota ... Bartender (uncredited)
Sally Marr ... Model (uncredited)

Paul Mazursky ... Man Screaming at the Institute (uncredited)
Doreen McLean ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Fredricka Meyers ... Cover Girl (uncredited)
Celeste Michaels ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Susana Miranda ... Girl on Airplane (uncredited)
Tony Mirelez ... Busboy (uncredited)
Mike Morris ... Doctor (uncredited)
Jan Narramore ... Model (uncredited)
Leig Nervik ... Minor Role (uncredited)
John S. Ragin ... Gas Station Attendant (uncredited)
Richard Reed ... Waiter at Chianti's (uncredited)
Mark Rhudy ... Father at Birthday Party (uncredited)
Nanci Roberts ... Model (uncredited)
David Roya ... Waiter (uncredited)

Connie Sawyer ... Waitress (uncredited)
Milli Schuber ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Margaret Teele ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Tereza Thaw ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Arthur Tovey ... Man Outside Hotel (uncredited)
Larry Tucker ... Bearded Man Walking in Front of Hotel (uncredited)
Renata Vanni ... Chianti Woman (uncredited)

Joey D. Vieira ... Dishwasher (uncredited)
Al Ward ... Chef (uncredited)
Paula Warner ... Model (uncredited)
Louis Whitehill ... Car Attendant (uncredited)
Pamebla Woolman ... Minor Role (uncredited)

Directed by
Paul Mazursky 
 
Writing credits
Paul Mazursky (written by) and
Larry Tucker (written by)

Produced by
M.J. Frankovich .... executive producer
Larry Tucker .... producer
 
Original Music by
Quincy Jones 
 
Cinematography by
Charles Lang (director of photography) (as Charles E. Lang)
 
Film Editing by
Stuart H. Pappé 
 
Art Direction by
Pato Guzman 
 
Set Decoration by
Frank Tuttle 
 
Costume Design by
Moss Mabry 
 
Makeup Department
Virginia Jones .... hair stylist
Ben Lane .... makeup supervisor
 
Production Management
William O'Sullivan .... executive production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Anthony Ray .... assistant director
Hawk Koch .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Max Frankel .... property master
 
Sound Department
Arthur Piantadosi .... sound
Charles J. Rice .... sound supervisor
Dean Thomas .... sound
Dicken Berglund .... voiceover mixer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Jack Hayes .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Leo Shuken .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Miriam Nelson .... choreographer
Margaret Hanly .... script supervisor (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
105 min
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Color:
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Karen Black auditioned for the part of Alice.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: Camera crew's reflection visible during the opening helicopter shots.See more »
Quotes:
Alice Henderson:He wanted to know why I had a tee-tee...
Psychiatrist:Pardon me? I don't know what a tee-tee is.
Alice Henderson:A vagina.
Psychiatrist:Oh, it's a pet expression of yours.
Alice Henderson:Yes, you know words: tee-tee, tinkle, po-po, wee-wee, kee-kee, poo-poo.
Psychiatrist:I had never heard tee-tee before.
Alice Henderson:What expression do you use with your children?
Psychiatrist:Vagina.
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Soundtrack:
Burbank BrownSee more »

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46 out of 59 people found the following review useful.
Clever & Cool & Classy & Funny, 13 August 2004
Author: middleburg

What a delightful movie! I don't think its aged one bit. Sure the clothes are different, the latest self-help fads are different, the priorities are different--but SO much still resonates today. The relationship between love and sex and spouses and friends. Human desire, and commitment are timeless topics, and they are explored with great wit and panache in this thoroughly entertaining movie. And the dialogue! Many scenes purely consist of the twists and turns of intelligent people in verbal games--some of the scenes feel like being in a verbal

amusement park, going up and down roller-coasters of clever and surprising

dialogue. The funny moments are priceless: the tennis instructor asking for a glass of Pernod, Dyan Cannon in the therepist's office--probably the funniest and most perceptive take on the "therepy experience" ever shown on film-- (along with Kirstie Alley's therapist melt-down scene in Woody Allen's

"Deconstructing Harry"), the opening group therapy session in the beautiful

California countryside, that first dinner in the restaurant with Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice all declaring their love for each other in front of the table of bemused gay diners--it is a film filled with endless, perceptive and highly

amusing details. Its a terrific entertainment. (One last comment--Dyan Cannon lights up the screen everytime she appears, with her sexy persona, her high

spirits, her warmth and generosity, and that truly infectious laugh!)

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