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Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972)

PG | | Comedy | 27 April 1973 (Finland)
A middle aged restaurateur begins to feel the desire to roam and realizes that one day each week, his mother's apartment will be empty all afternoon. He makes several attempts at seduction,... See full summary »

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Barney Cashman
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Elaine
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Bobbi Michele
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Jeanette
Bella Bruck ...
Cashier
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Charlotte
Frank Loverde ...
Mel
Bert Conroy ...
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Mickey
Buddy Lewis ...
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Bernie Styles ...
Man with Boxes
John Battiste ...
Truckman's Helper
Sully Boyar ...
Man #1 Coffee Shop
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A middle aged restaurateur begins to feel the desire to roam and realizes that one day each week, his mother's apartment will be empty all afternoon. He makes several attempts at seduction, only to learn that it is much more complicated and difficult than he could have imagined. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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Barney wanted women in the worst way. And that's the way he got them.

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27 April 1973 (Finland)  »

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Der Letzte der feurigen Liebhaber  »

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Trivia

Neil Simon was inspired to write his "Last of the Red Hot Lovers" play after seeing an off-Broadway production of the erotic stage musical Oh! Calcutta! (1972). See more »

Quotes

Barney Cashman: [on feeling old and invisible] I could rob a bank, nobody would look up.
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Referenced in Last of the Red-Hot Dragons (1980) See more »

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Alfie
Lyrics by Hal David
Music by Burt Bacharach
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Good cast in shrill, cheaply-made Neil Simon comedy
25 November 2006 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Married restaurant-manager (Alan Arkin, miscast but still charming) contemplates having an extra-marital affair, striking out three times with different women: Sally Kellerman as a jaded sexpot, Paula Prentiss as a pot-smoking flake, and Renee Taylor as a society wife with melancholia. If you're familiar with the Neil Simon play (a dinner-theater perennial), you know right off this stagy material is not suited for the screen. Director Gene Saks must've been raised in community theater--he has little visual imagination--however his pacing and rhythm are snappy. Kellerman's segment is the best (she and Arkin get some real repartee going), but Prentiss is sidelined by uneven writing and Taylor does too much shouting (noisier isn't funnier). The picture has a dull, washed-out look, and Arkin is really too young for this part (he's supposed to be a balding 45-year-old, but he appears to be in his mid-30s with a shaved head). Some amusing bits are scattered about. ** from ****


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