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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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Fourth film starring Barbra Streisand for Ray Stark's Rastar Pictures after Funny Girl (1968), The Owl and the Pussycat (1970), and The Way We Were (1973). Streisand would go onto appear in Rastar's Funny Lady (1975) as well. For Pete's Sake (1974) was the only one of these movies where Stark himself did not act as a producer. See more »

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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

Dominic: Take this package, get on the subway, get off at Borough Hall.
Angelo: Now, you'll see a heavy woman dressed just like you. Blonde wig, red hat, sunglasses.
Dominic: She'll be carrying a yellow shopping bag.
Angelo: You drop the package into her shopping bag.
Dominic: And she'll take it to the people we're doing business with.
Angelo: Lady, it's a very expensive package. Don't make a mistake.
Henrietta 'Henry' Robbins: Borough Hall. Heavy woman. Red hat. Blonde wig. Sunglasses. Yellow shopping bag. Don't make a mistake.
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Connections

Remade as Aap Ki Khatir (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

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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2 January 1999 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

Although this one got left out by the Steisand fans, but it's really an okay movie. Streisend as a the wife of the decade, that would do anything for her depressed cab driver husband, even if it means driving a herd of cattle throughout New York city. Streisand sure has an eye for comedy, and she's doing her best in this film. Not hilariously funny but a pleasant 90 minute flick


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