Forty-two year old famed composer/playwright George Webber is going through a midlife crisis. He is seriously dating thirty-eight year old actress/singer Samantha Taylor, who he loves, although he admits their connection is more intellectual than it is emotional. She, in turn, loves him, despite barely tolerating his often infantile behavior. This behavior includes spying on a neighbor's sexual encounters with a wide array of women, this spying about which the neighbor knows, as he does it himself. Driving one day, George spots a young woman who he believes is the most beautiful creature he's ever seen - an "eleven" on a scale of ten, tens which he didn't believe existed before her. Beyond the fact that she is probably half his age, a problem with George's infatuation is that she is just off to her own wedding. George and Sam's relationship takes a hit with an argument which is further exacerbated by a series of misunderstandings. As such, George decides to pursue the woman of his ... Written by
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water... (UK one-sheet)
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Did You Know?
The customized license plate on Sam (Julie Andrews
)'s car read 'SAM 1". The dedicated license plate on George Webber (Dudley Moore
)'s car read "ASCAP". This acronym stands for the "American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers". Moore's character in the movie is a composer. See more
Shadow of a helicopter following George Webber when he drives on the highway. See more
You better take it easy. Pain pills and alcohol don't mix.
You could have fooled me.
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
Spoofed in Chillerama
It's Easy to Say
Music by Henry Mancini
Lyrics by Robert Wells
Sung by Dudley Moore
(uncredited) and Julie Andrews
(uncredited) See more