MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 177 this week

Fools (1970)

GP  -  Drama  -  20 March 1972 (Portugal)
6.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.0/10 from 62 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 5 critic

An aging actor finds himself falling for the beautiful, and much younger, wife of an attorney.

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 846 titles
created 12 Sep 2011
 
a list of 91 titles
created 22 Jan 2012
 
list image
a list of 46 titles
created 13 Jul 2012
 
list image
a list of 97 titles
created 31 Jul 2013
 
list image
a list of 9997 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Fools" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Fools (1970)

Fools (1970) on IMDb 6/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Fools.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A young businessman goes to a magic expert to learn hardness and skill with his cynical and greedy collaborators. He becomes a very good tap dancer, but will he be able to get free of his old boss?

Director: Brian De Palma
Stars: Tom Smothers, John Astin, Susanne Zenor
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

It's 1963 in rural Massachusetts, and Nora James has the usual worries of an eleven year-old girl:lipstick, first crushes, staying out of trouble at school...not easy when your teacher is ... See full summary »

Director: Maureen Foley
Stars: Stephanie Castellarin, Brian Delate, Ellen Stone
Number One (1969)
Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

The story of Cat Catlan (Heston), a washed up quarterback who turns to drink and women to solve his problems. But he soon discovers that his problems are just beginning.

Director: Tom Gries
Stars: Charlton Heston, Jessica Walter, Bruce Dern
Isadora (1968)
Certificate: M Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free ... See full summary »

Director: Karel Reisz
Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, James Fox, Jason Robards
The Betsy (1978)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

The aging, retired founder of an auto giant comes out of retirement to try to develop a safe, fuel-efficient car.

Director: Daniel Petrie
Stars: Laurence Olivier, Robert Duvall, Katharine Ross
Crime | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Paris...at the turn of the century. Inspector Vidocq investigates a series of unexplained murders at a Grand Guignol-type theatre...where the players have suddenly become real-life victims. Based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe.

Director: Gordon Hessler
Stars: Jason Robards, Herbert Lom, Christine Kaufmann
Hellfighters (1968)
Action | Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The story of macho oil well firefighters and their wives.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen
Stars: John Wayne, Katharine Ross, Jim Hutton
Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Joanna Eberhart has come to the quaint little town of Stepford, Connecticut with her family, but soon discovers there lies a sinister truth in the all too perfect behavior of the female residents.

Director: Bryan Forbes
Stars: Katharine Ross, Paula Prentiss, Peter Masterson
Certificate: GP Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A group of young Indians living on the Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota stage a protest against the U.S. Government and years of lies and deception come to a violent climax.

Director: Tom Gries
Stars: Robert Forster, Kristoffer Tabori, Victoria Racimo
Lady Ice (1973)
Crime | Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

An insurance investigator romances a wealthy young beauty when he suspects she may be involved in fencing stolen jewels.

Director: Tom Gries
Stars: Donald Sutherland, Jennifer O'Neill, Robert Duvall
Jud (1971)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A Vietnam vet returns to Los Angeles at Christmas time, finds out it's not how he thought it was going to be.

Director: Gunther Collins
Stars: Joseph Kaufmann, Robert Deman, Alix Wyeth
Fools (1997)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Ramadan Suleman
Stars: Patrick Shai, Dambisa Kente, Hlomla Dandala
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Matthew South
...
Anais Appleton
Scott Hylands ...
David Appleton
...
Man in park (as Roy C. Jenson)
...
Man in park
Marc Hannibal ...
Dog owner
Robert C. Ferro Jr. ...
Private detective
Floy Dean ...
Woman in restaurant
Chuck Dorsett ...
Dentist (as Charles Dorsett)
Laura Ash ...
Patient
Robert Rothwell ...
Policeman
Vera Stough ...
Girl in movie
James Burr Johnson ...
FBI agent
Lou Picetti ...
FBI agent
Stu Klitsner ...
FBI agent
Edit

Storyline

An aging actor finds himself falling for the beautiful, and much younger, wife of an attorney.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

They touched each other and let go of the world.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

GP | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 March 1972 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

A Mulher que Desejei  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
"Thousand Clowns" update...a diatribe against our soulless society which says that even diatribes are pointless
7 April 2009 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Confrontations continually dog a new romantic couple in San Francisco: Katharine Ross as the estranged wife of a powerful lawyer and Jason Robards playing a low-rent horror movie actor who's house-sitting for a friend. Heavy-handed presentation 'with something to say' has Robards alternately shouting "Machines! Machines!" at the constant city traffic before quoting "Huckleberry Finn" and "King Lear". Too bad the only person listening to him is his new lady, who has problems of her own. Ross is a very attractive presence, but her performance is uneven; she's hesitant, then indignant...wistful, then frightened...contemplative, then angry. She enters the picture as a carefree flower child, but is soon turned into a psychological wreck being taunted by her soon-to-be ex. Director Tom Gries can't seem to get all the pieces in Robert Rudelson's overreaching screenplay to jell; there's too many angry or apathetic people milling about, too much miscellaneous misanthropic conversation which serves little purpose. The locations are well-captured, and Kenny Rogers and the First Edition provide a few dated, yet pleasant songs. However, "Fools" is just a writer's folly, one that not even Gries and Rudelson seem satisfied with. For his part, Robards is more handsome and three-dimensional than usual, but 93 minutes of his spouting off is far too much. An interesting misfire. ** from ****


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Fools (1970) lkms
a lost film? willardfillmore
Discuss Fools (1970) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?