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If Ever I See You Again (1978)

PG  |   |  Romance, Drama  |  24 May 1978 (USA)
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Bob Morrison, a successful composer of TV commercial jungles, is unhappy with his his lack of creative freedom in developing the definitive dog-food song. Frustrated, he heads out to ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Joseph Brooks ...
Bob Morrison (as Joe Brooks)
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Jennifer Corly
Jimmy Breslin ...
Mario
Jerry Keller ...
Steve Warner
Kenny Karen ...
David Miller
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Lawrence
Michael Decker ...
Young Morrison
Julie Gordon ...
Young Corly
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Malcolm Addey ...
Engineer
Vinnie Bell ...
Guitarist
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Child
Shannon Bolin ...
Housekeeper
Joy Bond ...
Karen
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Morrison Child
Faye Dannick ...
Housemother
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Bob Morrison, a successful composer of TV commercial jungles, is unhappy with his his lack of creative freedom in developing the definitive dog-food song. Frustrated, he heads out to Hollywood to score a movie. While in California, he establishes contact with an old girlfriend. Joe Brooks ("You Light Up My Life") co-wrote, produced, directed, scored and starred in the film. Written by alfiehitchie

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The Most Romantic Love Story of the Year. See more »

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The movie won Worst Picture at the Hastings Bad Cinema Society's 1th Stinkers Bad Movie Awards in 1978. See more »

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Something To Sell
Written by Joseph Brooks (as Joe Brooks)
Performed by Bill Deane
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As bad as it gets
5 July 2005 | by See all my reviews

It's too bad, too, because the idea had a lot of potential. It just needed a better script, better songs, actors who could actually act and a director who knew what he was doing.

Mostly though, this movie is an exercise of ego for one Joe Brooks. He directs, he acts, he sings, he produces. Presumably, he also cast Shelley Hack, whose last name pretty much sums up the state of her acting ability, in the lead female role.

Where to start? The acting, if it can be called that, is an abomination. Shelley Hack is leaden and Joe would be lucky to be so good. He plays a jingle writer who aspires to greater things. Judging from the music, he's found his niche with jingles. It has a certain Barry Manilow light quality to it. Imagine hell being trapped in an elevator for all eternity with muzak playing Joe Brooks greatest hits, and you'll begin to get a taste for just how bad it gets.

Especially when Joe starts to sing. When Joe made "You Light Up My Life," the first decision he made was to dub Didi Cohn's voice with Debbie Boone's. Would that he showed as much sense here. Somewhere out there, cats start to howl when Joe sings.

The bottom line, watch if you must, but remember to bring a book to read. It's two hours of your life you'll never get back


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