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Thieves (1977)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  29 May 1978 (Sweden)
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Comedy of a native New York married couple who splits up in an attempt to rediscover their sanity.

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Sally Cramer
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Martin Cramer
Irwin Corey ...
Joe Kaminsky
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Man Below
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Street Lady
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Gordon
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Street Man
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Nancy
Larry Scott ...
Carlton
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Mr. Day
Norman Matlock ...
Mr. Night
Ian Martin ...
Devlin
Janet Colazzo ...
Marianna
Kenneth Kimmins ...
Stanley (as Ken Kimmins)
Santos Morales ...
Perez
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Comedy of a native New York married couple who splits up in an attempt to rediscover their sanity.

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A comedy about love, marriage, reconciliation and other acts of courage.

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29 May 1978 (Sweden)  »

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Thieves Like Us  »

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Final theatrical film of Gary Merrill. See more »

Quotes

Nancy: God damn my eyes, and forget the color of my hair, but don't every call me 'dumb', I got smarts up here I never used.
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The Kaminsky Rag
Composed and Performed by Jule Styne
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Dialog that stays with you forever.
3 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie once, in 1977, and I still think of it at times. The humor was ahead of it's time then, and still funny now.

The philosophy, and the origin of the title, holds up well.

Are the players crazy? Or are they doing the only thing they can to cope in an insane world? Some of their choices, especially when it comes to moving, appear out-of-the-ordinary. But when we learn the reasons for their actions, we start to see some clever tools for holding their marriage together at all costs.

Marlo Thomas is her usual, lovable self. Charles Grodin has never been funnier.

The dialog is clipped, (think His Girl Friday), and filled with nonsense and good sense. Some of it will stay with you for years.


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