Down 59,166 this week

Where It's At (1969)

R  |   |  Drama  |  7 May 1969 (USA)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.1/10 from 121 users  
Reviews: 12 user | 4 critic

A "Sixties Generation" comedy about an offbeat father-son relationship. Dad runs a Las Vegas hotel-casino and his son is a college student with a different set of moral and ethical ... See full summary »



0Check in

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Video

Celebrate IMDb's 25th Anniversary with Photos We Love

IMDb turns a classy 25 on October 17! To celebrate, we put together a gallery of some of our favorite movie, TV, and event photos from the last 25 years.

See the Photos We Love

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 200 titles
created 02 Jan 2012
a list of 1243 titles
created 05 Jan 2013
a list of 9972 titles
created 25 Jul 2013
list image
a list of 9997 titles
created 26 Nov 2013
a list of 1584 titles
created 4 months ago

Related Items

Search for "Where It's At" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Where It's At (1969)

Where It's At (1969) on IMDb 5.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Where It's At.
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Norwood (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A Vietnam veteran returns to his Texas home but feels restless and decides to become a radio singer. Based on the novel by Charles Portis.

Director: Jack Haley Jr.
Stars: Glen Campbell, Kim Darby, Joe Namath
Fatal Justice (Video 1994)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Somewhere near the Texas-Louisiana border, the CIA maintains a force of domestic assassins. So secret is their work that their retirement program is a bullet in the head. Up-and-coming ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Cain
Stars: Joe Estevez, Suzanne Ager, Richard Folmer
Hammer Down (1992)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

A sleazy rock video producer is suspected of murder when one of his video dancers is found dead. When young detective Johnny Marks and his veteran partner Eddie Van Owen investigate, they expose a video scandal.

Director: James Shavick
Stars: Matt Almond, Isabelle Mejias, John Ireland
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

An over-the-hill movie producer marries a wealthy, spiteful woman and closeted lesbian just to please his spoiled daughter who then, in an attempt to spite him, seduces both a wealthy ... See full summary »

Director: Guy Green
Stars: Kirk Douglas, Alexis Smith, David Janssen
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Roller-derby skater K. C. Carr tries to balance her desire for a happy personal life and her dreams of stardom.

Director: Jerrold Freedman
Stars: Raquel Welch, Kevin McCarthy, Helena Kallianiotes
Succubus (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Janine Reynaud stars as a nightclub stripper who free-floats through a spectral 60's landscape littered with dream-figures, dancing midgets and bizarre S&M games.

Director: Jesús Franco
Stars: Janine Reynaud, Jack Taylor, Adrian Hoven
Swashbuckler (1971)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Nicolas Philibert goes to America after killing a French aristocrat. On his return he tries to divorce his wife, Charlotte, but when he sees others trying to woo her his own interest is rekindled.

Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau
Stars: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Marlène Jobert, Laura Antonelli
Monsignor (1982)
Crime | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

An ambitious priest seduces a nun and leads the Vatican into shady business during and after World War II.

Director: Frank Perry
Stars: Christopher Reeve, Geneviève Bujold, Fernando Rey
Certificate: M Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

In this comedy-satire on conformity, Dick Van Dyke plays a Manhattan bank teller who grows a beard when he develops a rash from a bee sting. He is promptly fired from his job while his ... See full summary »

Director: Garson Kanin
Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Angie Dickinson, Rosemary Forsyth
Evil Spawn (1987)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

Microbes are brought back to earth via a space probe from Venus. A scientist is using them in experiments on aging, but dies before the work is finished. His assistant approaches an aging ... See full summary »

Directors: Kenneth J. Hall, Ted Newsom, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Bobbie Bresee, Drew Godderis, Dawn Wildsmith
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  

Most of Earth has been destroyed by an asteroid. A small military colony, New America, has managed to survive in the Arctic. When a soldier goes missing at the colony, authorities send Ryan Murphy to investigate.

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Mario Lopez, Jaime Pressly, Richard Grieco
No Way Out (1973)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A mob hitman wants to retire, but his bosses don't think that's a good idea. Complications--and many bloody shootouts-ensue.

Director: Duccio Tessari
Stars: Alain Delon, Richard Conte, Carla Gravina


Cast overview:
Anthony Holland ...
Vince Howard ...
Ralph (as Vincent Howard)
Warrene Ott ...
Betty Avery
The Committee ...
Themselves (voice)


A "Sixties Generation" comedy about an offbeat father-son relationship. Dad runs a Las Vegas hotel-casino and his son is a college student with a different set of moral and ethical standards. When they meet in Vegas, they immediately clash in their efforts to understand one another. Written by alfiehitchie

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Where it's at for you, dad ... ain't necessarily where it's at for me.




R | See all certifications »




Release Date:

7 May 1969 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La carta vincente  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Throughout the movie's casino scenes, an employee is paging persons on the public address system. One person paged near the middle of the movie is "Jay Sarno," the man who built Caesar's Palace and the Circus Circus Casino. See more »


Somebody's fingers touch the camera's lens during Drivas' walk on the strip with giant Harry Belafonte marquee in the background. See more »


A.C. Smith: I trust nobody.
See more »

Crazy Credits

Also Starring Caesar's Palace as Caesar's Palace See more »


Where It's At
Written and sung by Jeff Barry
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A Badly Dated Mod Las Vegas
25 December 2007 | by (Denver) – See all my reviews

Casting bone to pick: David Jannsen was 38 playing the father of Robert Drivas, who was then, 31 (yeah, I realize he's supposed to be just out of college, but clues in the script have him being a loafer and so he's probably 24-25 in the script--- that still puts Jannsen in parenting classes in Junior High). I assume the AMA wrote medical miracle up in their 1938 Year in Medicine. This movie hasn't aged very well at all and now it's main appeal is just to see a snap shot of Sin City, circa 1969 and all the incessant smoking, the weird hair (Drivas has an atomic comb over that makes him resemble a well-groomed hip Cousin It) and trendy fashions that went along with it. If anyone remembers, LV wasn't exactly London... the city coddled the mob and codger gamblers in those days. Drivas comes off as sexually ambiguous; his dad thinks he might be gay (in a sad irony, Drivas himself died of AIDS at 47) and the soapy conflict is from the generation gap issue (ahem, as if one may call 7 years a gap). Sonny boy wants to be his own man and dad wants to pull him into the casino (Caesar's Palace!), and plies him with girls (including the horny-for-money Edy Williams). Interestingly enough, the son doesn't seem to mind being thought of as gay--- unusual for the time and a cute Brenda Vaccarro is nearby to swoon platonically over him. What nudity there is is awfully lame--- just what was needed to pull the audience in for an 'R' rating in the early days of the MPAA rating system (which then was G-M-R[16]- and X). The editing is HORRIBLE and there's stupid-silly overdubs by The Committee (a late 60's neo-avante-garde comedy troupe that mercifully faded off the map within a couple of years). Don Rickles is on board as a blackjack dealer... seemingly preparing him for a role as a floor manager in the much better CASINO two decades later. Not to give anything away, but they would've dealt with Mr. Rickles' character with power tools and a hole in the desert back then. A curiosity at best, far from Joshua Logan's usual caliber of work. Dos/Dias. Now go watch CASINO again...

6 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Where Its At dhskier
Unbilled Cast regisblb
Discuss Where It's At (1969) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: