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10 -- A Hollywood songwriter goes through a mid-life crisis and becomes infatuated with a sexy blonde newlywed.

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Writer:
Blake Edwards (written by)
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Release Date:
5 October 1979 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A temptingly tasteful comedy for adults who can count. See more »
Plot:
A Hollywood lyricist goes through a mid-life crisis and becomes infatuated with a sexy, newly married woman. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 9 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(6 articles)
Blake Edwards: 1922 - 2010
 (From IMDb News. 16 December 2010, 11:07 AM, PST)

R.I.P. Blake Edwards
 (From Deadline Hollywood. 16 December 2010, 9:52 AM, PST)

Farrell Beats Grant to '10'
 (From WENN. 30 May 2003)

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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Dudley Moore ... George Webber

Julie Andrews ... Samantha Taylor

Bo Derek ... Jenny Hanley

Robert Webber ... Hugh

Dee Wallace ... Mary Lewis

Sam J. Jones ... David Hanley (as Sam Jones)

Brian Dennehy ... Donald

Max Showalter ... Reverend

Rad Daly ... Josh Taylor

Nedra Volz ... Mrs. Kissell

James Noble ... Dr. Miles
Virginia Kiser ... Ethel Miles
John Hawker ... Covington

Deborah Rush ... Dental assistant

Don Calfa ... Neighbor
Walter George Alton ... Larry
John Hancock ... Dr. Croce
Lorry Goldman ... Bernie Kaufman
Arthur Rosenberg ... Pharmacist
Mari Gorman
Marcy Hanson ... Magazine Reader in Coffee Shop
Herb Tanney (as Senilo Tanney)
Kitty DeCarlo (as Kitty De Carlo)

William Lucking ... Policeman (as Bill Lucking)
Owen Sullivan
Debbie White
Laurence Carr
Camila Ashland

Burke Byrnes
Doug Sheehan ... Police Officer
J. Víctor López (as Victor J. Lopez)
Jon Linton

John Chappell ... Man on beach
Art Kassul ... Large man

Julie Alter ... Party Guest

Adam Anderson ... Party Guest

Jeannetta Arnette ... Party Guest
Adrian Aron ... Party Guest
Gail Bowman ... Party Guest
Sheila Cassidy ... Party Guest

Michael Champion ... Party Guest
Gregory Chase ... Party Guest
Lisa Chess ... Party Guest
Ellen Clark ... Party Guest
S. Colombatto ... Party Guest

Antonia Ellis ... Party Guest
Lynn Farrell ... Party Guest
Vivian Farren ... Party Guest
Yolanda Galardo ... Party Guest
Sherri Zak ... Party Guest (as Sharri Zak)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Denise Crosby ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Annette Haven ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Dorothy LeMay ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Constance Money ... Pool Player (uncredited)
Candida Royalle ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Serena ... Party Guest (uncredited)
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Directed by
Blake Edwards 
 
Writing credits
Blake Edwards (written by)

Produced by
Tony Adams .... producer
Blake Edwards .... producer
 
Original Music by
Henry Mancini 
 
Cinematography by
Frank Stanley (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Ralph E. Winters 
 
Casting by
Lynn Stalmaster 
 
Production Design by
Rodger Maus 
 
Set Decoration by
Reg Allen 
Jack Stephens 
 
Costume Design by
Patricia Edwards 
 
Makeup Department
John Isaacs .... hair stylist: Miss Andrews
Mary Keats .... hair stylist
Ben Nye Jr. .... makeup artist
Bron Roylance .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Chuck Murray .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nick Marck .... second assistant director
Mickey McCardle .... first assistant director
Karen Murray .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Bill MacSems .... property master
Gary Martin .... construction coordinator
Hub Braden .... set designer (uncredited)
Mentor Huebner .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Bruce Bisenz .... sound mixer
Gordon Daniel .... sound effects
Gilbert D. Marchant .... sound effects
Steve Maslow .... sound re-recording mixer
Bob Minkler .... sound re-recording mixer
Bill Varney .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Fred Cramer .... special effects
 
Stunts
Dick Crockett .... stunt coordinator
Richard Drown .... stunts (as Richard R. Drown)
Diamond Farnsworth .... stunts (as Hill Farnsworth)
Jerry Summers .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Buddy Bowles .... gaffer
William N. Clark .... camera operator
Bruce Holland .... key grip
Bud Howell .... key grip (as Carmon 'Bud' Howell)
Bruce McBroom .... still photographer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Marie Brown .... wardrobe: women
Robert B. Harris .... wardrobe: men
 
Editorial Department
Geoffrey Edwards .... assistant film editor
Robert Pergament .... assistant film editor
 
Music Department
John C. Hammell .... music editor
Henry Mancini .... conductor
Robert Bain .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
George Doering .... musician (uncredited)
Jimmy Priddy .... music preparation (uncredited)
Will Schaefer .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Billy G. Arter .... transportation coordinator
Gilbert C. Pacheco .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Lindsey Jones .... publicity director
Elton MacPherson .... production controller
H. Bud Otto .... script supervisor
Carl Princi .... consultant for operetta sequence
Ron Rapiel .... location manager
Nanette Siegert .... production coordinator
Randy Spangler .... location manager
Ruth West .... auditor (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Dick Crockett .... dedicatee
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
122 min
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Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:13 (re-rating) (1999) | Argentina:18 (original rating) (1980) | Australia:M | Australia:MA (DVD rating) | Canada:18A | Finland:K-16 | Norway:11 | Norway:12 (video rating) | Norway:16 (1980) | Peru:18 | Singapore:M18 | South Korea:18 | Sweden:11 | UK:18 | USA:R | West Germany:16

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Trivia:
Don Calfa came up with the name Rapunzel for Annette Haven's character. Moreover, Haven did the casting and PM work for the party scene.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The level of George's brandy when he is drinking at the bar. He tosses it back and the drink is very nearly gone but when he smiles at the blonde sitting to his right there's more in the glass.See more »
Quotes:
George:By what name are you known, sir?
Don:Donald. Don, to my friends and paying customers.
George:In that case, I'll have another double Don. Double Don, God, that's going to be difficult to say by the shank of the evening. Better make that one a single.
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Soundtrack:
I Have an Ear for LoveSee more »

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10 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
10 out of how many stars?, 22 April 2006
Author: Lee Eisenberg (lee.eisenberg.pdx@gmail.com) from Portland, Oregon, USA

"10" isn't really the sort of movie that I feel that I can just straightforward review, as it has its ups and downs. The plot of course has composer George Webber (Dudley Moore) going through his midlife crisis all obsessed with the hot young women, thereby messing up his relationship with girlfriend Samantha (Julie Andrews). I guess that if the movie has any problem, it's the casting of Moore. From everything that I've ever heard, it sounds like he was kind of worthless and undesirable to be around. Granted, in this movie he does a passable job as George, although it's hard to tell whether the movie is romanticizing or ripping at the LA lifestyle.

As for the movie's famous scene - Bo Derek in her swimsuit - I don't know what else to say. She later spoofed that scene in "Tommy Boy", but I don't know what else she's done recently except appear at the Republican National Conventions. And who on the set of "Mary Poppins" would have ever guessed that Julie Andrews would eventually star in this? Among the really funny scenes in my opinion are the wedding (and the events leading thereto), and what happens when George identifies himself as a Brit. In a way, Dudley Moore was expanding on his character from "Foul Play". Still, I think that we're probably doing Blake Edwards a favor if we remember him more for the "Pink Panther" movies. Also starring Dee Wallace (yep, ET's mom!), Brian Dennehy, and that guy at the end was character actor Don Calfa; you're sure to have seen him somewhere.

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