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For Pete's Sake (1974)

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Henrietta Robins works out of her home and her husband Pete drives a cab to try to support her. When Pete gets a tip from one of his fellow drivers that a deal will be made by the Americans... See full summary »

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Henrietta Robins works out of her home and her husband Pete drives a cab to try to support her. When Pete gets a tip from one of his fellow drivers that a deal will be made by the Americans and the Soviets over pork bellies, he decides to invest in the market, but needs to $3000 to invest. Henrietta then goes to extreme lengths to get the money by dealing with first a loan shark, then a madame, then the mob and finally cattle rustlers. All this in the name of love. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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13 September 1974 (Sweden)  »

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July Pork Bellies  »

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Trivia

The film was remade as a Hindi language Bollywood movie around three years later under the title of Aap Ki Khatir (1977) whose literal English translation is "For Your Sake". See more »

Goofs

Henrietta has a new outfit on between getting her assignment with the cows and driving them into the city in the motor home, when clearly it is meant to be the same afternoon. See more »

Quotes

Henrietta 'Henry' Robbins: Hi there. This is your cousin Henrietta Robbins from Brooklyn... You'll be glad to hear Pete's alive, but I got to have $5000 for Mrs. Cherry... Pete came home and almost caught the judge. We thought he was dead, and Bernie put him in a trunk... Hello?... Hello?... Hello?...
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Remade as Aap Ki Khatir (1977) See more »

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For Pete's Sake (Don't Let Him Down)
Music by Artie Butler
Lyrics by Mark Lindsay
Performed by Barbra Streisand
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11 May 2000 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

Barbra Streisand shines as a woman helping her husband (Michael Sarrazin) get through school, whatever it takes. What takes place is very funny because he has no idea what she does all day as he's working as a cab driver in New York City. She keeps all of her hilarious misdeeds from him, hoping to be able to make the money he needs for school. She'll do anything...all for Pete's sake. My rating: 8


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