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The War Between Men and Women (1972)

PG | | Comedy, Drama | 26 June 1972 (Sweden)
2 quirky Manhattanites crash into each other at an ophthalmologist's office. Peter is a grouchy cartoonist/author whose vision is failing, divorced mother Theresa is also reluctant to ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Theresa Alice Kozlenko
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Stephen Kozlenko
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Howard Mann
Lisa Gerritsen ...
Linda Kozlenko
Moosie Drier ...
David Kozlenko
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Dr. Harris
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Caroline Kozlenko
Lucille Meredith ...
Mrs. Schenker
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Old Woman
Joey Faye ...
Delivery Boy
Alan DeWitt ...
Man
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Minister
Richard Gates ...
Bernie (as Rick Gates)
Lea Marmer ...
Old Hag
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Storyline

2 quirky Manhattanites crash into each other at an ophthalmologist's office. Peter is a grouchy cartoonist/author whose vision is failing, divorced mother Theresa is also reluctant to plunge into a relationship right now. It's not love at first sight - both have their eyes dilated, plus Peter constantly lampoons women in his work, which book seller Theresa knows well. Loosely based on James Thurber's drawings "The War Between Men and Women," and Thurber's life, the film features animated sequences.

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Any man who hates dogs, women and children can't be all bad!

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Comedy | Drama

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26 June 1972 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Guerra entre hombres y mujeres  »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Lisa Gerritsen played the same character (different name) in the 1969 TV series "My World and Welcome to It". See more »

Quotes

Howard Mann: And this is Harold Marcus, author of "Stab Me, Stir Me, Stun Me, Want Me".
Peter Edward Wilson: [to himself] I knew it was something like that.
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Connections

Referenced in Lovelace (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

You And Me
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics by Howard Liebling
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Probably Not Worth Watching

Unless you are trying to see all of Jack Lemmon's films you should probably skip this film. Lemmon plays an almost blind cartoonist who is getting progressively worse. He has a weird relationship with Barbara Harris's character. She was formerly married to Jason Robards. The movie is not funny though it is supposed to be a comedy. It didn't really have any point or redeeming feature. 3 out of 10.


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