MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,802 this week

Just You and Me, Kid (1979)

 -  Comedy  -  13 July 1979 (USA)
5.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.9/10 from 491 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 5 critic

George Burns stars as a former vaudevillian who befriends a young runaway, played by 14-year old Brooke Shields, who is being chased by drug dealers.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 133 titles
created 28 Jul 2011
 
a list of 24 titles
created 19 Mar 2012
 
a list of 956 titles
created 01 Apr 2012
 
a list of 109 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 45 titles
created 2 weeks ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Just You and Me, Kid (1979)

Just You and Me, Kid (1979) on IMDb 5.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Just You and Me, Kid.
1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
...
Max
...
Tom
...
Shirl
...
Roy
...
Reinhoff the Remarkable
...
Doctor Device
Robert Doran ...
Box Boy
...
Demesta
...
Stan
...
Manduke the Magnificent
Andrea Howard ...
Sue
...
Harris
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Levin Bailey ...
Student
Edit

Storyline

George Burns stars as a former vaudevillian who befriends a young runaway, played by 14-year old Brooke Shields, who is being chased by drug dealers. Written by Ari Herzog <ari@ici.net>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The story of two juvenile delinquents.

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 July 1979 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Just You and Me, Kid  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Metrocolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Like his character Bill, George Burns is also an ex-vaudevillian who performed with his wife (Gracie Allen) who is now deceased. See more »

Goofs

Bill went to Tower Records and bought Saturday Night Fever on vinyl for Kate. Well, the song that plays on the turntable is on neither of the two records on the original soundtrack. See more »

Quotes

Police officer: Sorry we bothered you, sir.
Bill: That's alright, officer. You did what you had to do even though I told you you didn't have to do it. G'bye girls.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Oscar's Greatest Moments (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Katie
Music and Lyrics by Sammy Fain
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Friendly sitcom
22 January 2001 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

On the run from an abusive drug dealer, foster kid Brooke Shields hides out with ex-vaudeville entertainer George Burns. There are little side-plots here and there (the drug dealer tracking Brooke down, George's daughter trying to get her hands on his money, best friend Burl Ives stuck in an institution), but the bulk of the movie centers on the relationship between the sassy teen and the octogenarian. The script is structured pretty much like a play, with the banter going back and forth between the two principles, yet some wonderful bits surface, as when Burns attempts to distract his nosy neighbors from the teenage girl he has in the house, or a terrific sequence where George's poker buddies--Ray Bolger and Keye Luke among them--show up for their usual game and Brooke is displeased ("Too many people come to this house!" she scowls). George is sweet and tender here; say what you will about his shuffle-along acting style, I felt he was really in character and genuinely cared for Shields, who is stiff and self-conscious at first but warms up midway. Some of the dialogue is surprisingly crass (Burns playing tailor and Brooke calling him a 'fag'), but for cynical 1979 it is sunnier and friendlier than most. One of the few mainstream, big-studio movies of this era never to be released in any format to the home-viewing market. *** from ****


17 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Is This Out on DVD Yet? autumndawn
out on VHS? toyscomicscards
Just You and Me, Kid is available on DVD imatimdb
A Good Movie LadyFadjur
just you and me,kid rdey243731
Fake Al Jolson and SophieTucker mdudnikov
Discuss Just You and Me, Kid (1979) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?