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Norman... Is That You? (1976)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  13 May 1977 (Finland)
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A black man is distraught when he discovers his son is gay and is determined to set him right.

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A black man is distraught when he discovers his son is gay and is determined to set him right.

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There's a Sexual Revolution Going On... And All the Leaders Are in My Family!

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'Norman... Is That You?' opened at the Lyceum Theater on February 19, 1970. See more »

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The shaving cream on Ben's face while he's on the phone to Mexico progressively disappears during the course of the call. See more »

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Referenced in Death at a Funeral (2010) See more »

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Touch Me In The Morning
Written by Michael Masser (uncredited)
Lyrics by Ronald Miller
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27 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Like MOST movie critics, the opinions expressed here only serve to prove what most movie goers already know, movie critics should stay at home and read Garfield, Snoopy or the like. I attended the premier of this movie with a group of friends and we ALL laughed until our sides were sore. I guess you have to be of "average intelligence" and a movie goer of that era to really appreciate this movie. Red Foxx WAS up to his "usual potential," Pearl Baily was a bit bland, the late Wayland Flowers STOLE the movie. There were only a few "gay theme" movies that ever made it to the big screen during that time. The Ritz, The Boys in the Band, and Norman is that you? None of these movies were "spectacular" but they filled a niche. Maybe you just had to be "gay" to understand just how humorous these movies were.


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