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More Than Friends (1978)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Drama  -  20 October 1978 (USA)
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Matty Perlman and Alan Corkus are old friends. He wants them to be more than friends. Sometimes she does too.

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Alan Corkus
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Matty Perlman
Phillip R. Allen ...
William Kane
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Joshua 'Josh' Harrington
Fawne Harriman ...
Beverly
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Avery Salminella
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Terry Christopher
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Frances Harrington
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Ralph
Kay Medford ...
Gertie
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Paul J. Micale
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Wind
Marianne Bunch ...
Girl at Monastery
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Sky
Kip King ...
Lily Pad Pal
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Matty and Alan are old friends. Alan wants to be a writer, meanwhile he's a teacher, and wants Matty, a long time friend, to be more than a friend. She doesn't exactly know what she wants, other than being in show business (her mother is less than enthusiastic). Written by Jonathan <jrd@netvision.net.il>

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Love Me and I'll Be Your Best Friend  »

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A Sweet Little Movie, Worth a Look
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Why haven't more people seen this movie? It's wonderful. The plot is simple, a couple parting and then getting back together, the uncertainty of their relationship causing trauma. But through the whole film you do not feel that the situation has been over-dramatized; it is what it is, and that's why it's such a rewarding story. Rob Reiner and Penny Marshall made this film before their divorce; you can see the love of that relationship play out on the screen, and in that way, this is a bit of Hollywood history. There are some wonderful cameos, of the more noticeable being Michael McKean in a very early performance outside of "Laverne & Shirley" (he had connections, of course).

This is Rob Reiner and Penny Marshall before parting ways, and this is a truly romantic story that doesn't need to end on a sour note to succeed. If you have an opportunity to see it, don't pass it up.


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