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Racquet (1979)

R | | Comedy, Sport | June 1979 (USA)
Centred around a former tennis champ who swings with the girls and volleying straight sets with the rich and famous while set on owning his own tennis court.

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Cast

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Tommy Everett
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Monica Gordon
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Leslie Sargent
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Arthur Sargent
Bobby Riggs ...
Charlie
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Bambi
Bruce Kimmel ...
Arnold
Dorothy Konrad ...
Mrs. Kaufman
Björn Borg ...
Himself
Monti Rock III ...
Scotty
Katherine Moffat ...
Melissa (as Kitty Ruth)
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Miss Baxter
Dick Yarmy ...
Cab Driver
Bob Basso ...
Al
Charlie Tuna ...
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Centred around a former tennis champ who swings with the girls and volleying straight sets with the rich and famous while set on owning his own tennis court.

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tennis | independent film | See All (2) »

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A well-strung comedy. See more »

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Comedy | Sport

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Erävoitto vuoteessa  »

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The movie's script was re-written quite a number of times. See more »

Goofs

When Tommy Everett and Monica Gordon drive from Malibu to the tennis tournament in Big Sur they would have to drive north along the Pacific Coast Highway to get there. However the film footage shows them driving on the ocean side of the road -which is the southbound direction headed away from Big Sur. See more »

Quotes

Tommy: Oh yeah, I almost forgot, who am I next Saturday?
Leslie: Your Evel Knievel.
Tommy: And who are you gonna be?
Leslie: The Grand Canyon.
Tommy: [after shutting the door] You sure are.
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Soundtracks

Burnin'
Music by Michel Rubini
Lyrics by Guy Finley
Vocal Performed by Guy Finley
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Could be the worst movie ever...Bert Convey was the STAR!!!
13 April 2000 | by (California) – See all my reviews

I played this movie when I managed a theatre in Tucson, Az. I believed it opened on Friday and closed on Wednesday. It's not even bad enough to be good. I've always felt bad for Phil Silvers. Thank God nobody saw this abomination!


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