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10 (1979)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  5 October 1979 (USA)
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A Hollywood lyricist goes through a mid-life crisis and becomes infatuated with a sexy, newly married woman.

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On the night of his 42nd birthday, George Webber, a popular songwriter, begins showing symptoms of "middle-age crisis." Over the succeeding weeks, he finds himself continually staring at young girls on the street, and he begins envying his high-living neighbor, whose life is one endless orgy. George's behavior causes great concern to his lover, singing star Samantha Taylor, and to his partner Hugh, who has seemingly avoided George's dilemma by being gay. While driving home one afternoon, George spots Jenny, a stunning young beauty en route to her marriage ceremony. Regarding her as "the most beautiful girl I've ever seen" (on a scale from one to 10), George follows her to the church. He later learns her name, and discovers that she and her husband are honeymooning in Mexico. Driven by the impulse to see her again, George flies to Mexico and checks into the hotel where Jenny is staying. Later, he sees the couple on the beach, and begins indulging in romantic fantasies about the lovely ... Written by alfiehitchie

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songwriter | mexico | rescue | newlywed | beach | See more »

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A temptingly tasteful comedy for adults who can count. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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5 October 1979 (USA)  »

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10 - La mujer perfecta  »

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SEK 11,383,871 (Sweden)
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First major out-and-out comedy film of husband and wife team of actress Julie Andrews and director Blake Edwards. Their previous collaboration, Darling Lili (1970), was more of musical and not a full-on comedy. 10 (1979) was the first of a number of comedies Andrews and Edwards would make together, others being S.O.B. (1981), Victor Victoria (1982) and The Man Who Loved Women (1983). See more »

Goofs

When Samantha Taylor uses the operator to phone home, she asks for a number in the 275 prefix in LA (which was all 213 area code at the time). Although George Webber home is clearly located in Malibu, the 275 prefix in the late 70s was located in Beverly Hills. Additionally, the film doesn't use the now standard convention of unassigned "555" prefix phone numbers, and gives an entire seven digit number - 275-0187. See more »

Quotes

George Webber: I was in the Royal Air Force as a matter of fact.
Bill Collins: I thought you had to be English to be in that.
George: You do.
Bill: You an English fella, huh?
George: Mm-hmm.
Bill: [after long reflection] That's all right.
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When the credits of the cast begins to scroll up and out of the iris of the telescope's view to George and Samantha's inside penthouse, only the members of the cast are seen and not their characters they played. See more »

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Hot Sand Mexican Band
Music by Henry Mancini
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My Favorite Dudley Moore Performance
2 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Though he will probably always be remembered for 1981's ARTHUR, my favorite Dudley Moore performance is still from the 1979 Blake Edwards classic "10". Moore plays George Webber, a man who seemingly has it all: a flourishing career as a songwriter, money, a gorgeous home, an equally gorgeous girlfriend (Julie Andrews), but still feels like something is missing in his life. Then one day, while stopped at a traffic signal, he glances at a girl (Bo Derek)in a limo, on her way to her wedding. George becomes obsessed with this vision, this perfect "10" and forsakes everything in his life, including Andrews, to find and be with this woman. After getting six fillings drilled by the girl's dentist/father (James Noble), in an attempt to learn where the girl went on her honeymoon, George flies to Mexico to find his "10" and eventually learns the lessons you would expect from such a venture. In addition to some great physical comedy offered by Moore, there are moments of great warmth here too. The scenes at the outdoor bar in Mexico where Dudley encounters a lonely woman (Dee Wallace) and plays the piano are lovely. Brian Dennehy is effectiveLY cast against type as the bartender. Also cast against type is Robert Webber as George's gay songwriting partner who tries in vain to make George see what an idiot he is and appreciate the things he has. This IS not just a smarmy sex comedy, but a warm character study of a man chasing something he really doesn't want or need and features one of Dudley Moore's most charming performances.


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