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That Lucky Touch (1975)

PG | | Comedy | December 1975 (USA)
A European arms dealer (Sir Roger Moore) meets a liberated woman journalist (Susannah York), who is writing a story about the ridiculous things men do with the armaments during a N.A.T.O. ... See full summary »

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Diana Steedeman
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Leo
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Gen. Peruzzi
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Sophie
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British Gen. Armstrong
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Lt. Davis (as Michael J. Shannon)
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Viscount L'Ardey
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Berckman
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Arab Sheik
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A European arms dealer (Sir Roger Moore) meets a liberated woman journalist (Susannah York), who is writing a story about the ridiculous things men do with the armaments during a N.A.T.O. War Games meeting. The two meet and sparks fly, and a rather simple love story ensues. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Bleib mir ja vom Leib  »

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The movie's original title was "Who Needs Friends?" Then it was changed to "Heaven Save Us from Our Friends", before finally being titled "That Lucky Touch". See more »

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[On the fallacy of NATO.]
Lieutenant General Henry Steedman: In NATO, you have to have unanimous approval from all the member nations. It's like getting a troop of horses to piss at the same time.
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That Lucky Touch
Written by Chris Arnold, David Martin and Geoff Morrow
Music by John Scott
Conducted by John Scott
Recorded by Motivation
Produced by Stephen James for DJM Records
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Lame
31 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

Teaming York and Moore together again a year after 'Gold' must've seemed like a good idea at the time, but the people behind this film certainly didn't have 'that lucky touch' (ho ho).

This is a lame comedy, that veers from sentimentality to farce and goes all over the place in between. It is, at times very funny, but for the most part it is just dull. The performances go some way to saving it, but frankly it would've been a much better (and much funnier) film if the two lead characters had just got on together and left us to watch Lee J Cobb and Shelley Winters, who are both wonderful.


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