MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 13,851 this week

Where It's At (1969)

 -  Drama  -  7 May 1969 (USA)
5.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.0/10 from 116 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 »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 10000 titles
created 26 Jun 2012
 
a list of 9 titles
created 05 Sep 2012
 
a list of 158 titles
created 11 Sep 2012
 
a list of 10000 titles
created 25 Jul 2013
 
a list of 776 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Where It's At" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Where It's At (1969)

Where It's At (1969) on IMDb 5/10

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... 

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
Warning Shot (1967)
Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A police sergeant kills a man who pulls a gun on him during a stakeout. But the dead suspect is a respected doctor with no criminal record and the man's gun cannot be found, and the ... See full summary »

Director: Buzz Kulik
Stars: David Janssen, Ed Begley, Keenan Wynn
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A bored housewife poses as a call girl for a movie star sex-symbol, hoping she can prove to her husband, the star's agent, that she is still desirable to other men and thereby, rekindle the... See full summary »

Director: George Axelrod
Stars: Walter Matthau, Anne Jackson, Patrick O'Neal
Keaton's Cop (1990)
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Ex-mobster Keaton, now living in a retirement home, narrowly misses being the target of a mob hit. Policemen Jake, an old friend of Keaton's, and Gable, a violent cop who takes an immediate... See full summary »

Director: Robert Burge
Stars: Lee Majors, Abe Vigoda, Don Rickles
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Set in a futuristic vision of the late 1980's, Ukrainian Archbishop Kiril Lakota is set free after two decades as a political prisoner in Siberia. He is brought to Rome by Fr. David ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Anderson
Stars: Anthony Quinn, Laurence Olivier, Oskar Werner
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A man tricked into enlisting in the Confederate army is later thrown into a hellish stockade on desertion charges. He eventually breaks out of the prison camp, reunites with his old partner... See full summary »

Director: Bernard L. Kowalski
Stars: David Janssen, Jean Seberg, Lee J. Cobb
Dr. Alien (1989)
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

Dr. Ackerman, the biology teacher at the local college, meets with an untimely demise when chased by a UFO. Wesley, one of his students, is having trouble attracting women. That all changes... See full summary »

Director: David DeCoteau
Stars: Billy Jayne, Judy Landers, Olivia Barash
Certificate: M Crime | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

As Aunt Alice, Ruth Gordon applies for the job of housekeeper in the Tucson, Arizona home of widow Claire Marrable in order to find out what happened to a missing widowed friend, Edna ... See full summary »

Directors: Lee H. Katzin, Bernard Girard
Stars: Geraldine Page, Ruth Gordon, Rosemary Forsyth
CPO Sharkey (1976–1978)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Comic exploits of an acid-tongued chief petty officer in the U.S. Navy.

Stars: Don Rickles, Harrison Page, Peter Isacksen
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

When a Swiss bank finds that the confidentiality of some of its more vulnerable customers has been compromised it calls in an American investigator, who soon uncovers a web of deceit and ... See full summary »

Director: Jack Arnold
Stars: David Janssen, Senta Berger, John Ireland
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Two friends use the casting couch to seduce women while pretending to be movie producers.

Director: John T. Bone
Stars: Julie Newmar, Billy Frank, Brad Zutaut
Night Chase (TV Movie 1970)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A man fleeing the scene of his wife's shooting forms an unexpected relationship with the tough cab driver he hires to drive him to the Mexican border.

Director: Jack Starrett
Stars: David Janssen, Yaphet Kotto, Victoria Vetri
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
A.C. Smith
...
Diana Mayhew Smith
...
Andy 'A.C. Jr.' Smith
...
Molly Hirsch
...
Willie
...
Phyllis Horrigan
Anthony Holland ...
Henry
Vince Howard ...
Ralph (as Vincent Howard)
Warrene Ott ...
Betty Avery
The Committee ...
Themselves (voice)
Edit

Storyline

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

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

R
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 May 1969 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La carta vincente  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

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 »

Goofs

As camera tracks Andy's walk past full-length windows of a downtown casino, a woman in blue inside the casino follows the movement, waving at the camera. See more »

Quotes

Diana Mayhew Smith: If I got down on my knees?
Andy Smith: Not even if you stood on the most beautiful head I've ever seen.
See more »

Crazy Credits

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

Soundtracks

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

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Intriguing drama
24 September 2004 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

Whilst I would agree that Rosemary Forsyth is a great reason to watch this film, there are other points in favour of Where It's At. David Janssen plays a Type A casino owner who tries to bring his son (Robert Drivas, in a low key but effective performance) into the business. Shot on location at Las Vegas Caesar's Palace, this is a trip down memory lane for anyone who spent time in that city of sin back in the '70s. You'll see lots of big names in lights on marquees, but alas, Totie Fields is not amongst them. Anyhoo, the canny Drivas turns the tables on his father, leading to an unlikely though plausible family hug at the end of the picture.

Another interesting aspect of Drivas' character is the screenplay's refusal to commit on his sexuality. He's presented with willing female partners throughout the film (including the astonishing Edy Williams and cute as a button Brenda Vaccaro) but never consummates the relationship, and doubt is repeatedly cast on his manhood. I don't know if Drivas was gay, but the fact that he died of AIDS at the age of 48 lends a bittersweet piquancy to his performance here. All in all, an interesting film that will keep your attention.


5 of 7 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:
?