Burt Reynolds is an attractive middle-aged man who suffers a crisis of confidence when ditched by his ambitious singer wife (Candice Bergen), until he begins to forge a new new relationship with an equally insecure teacher (Jill Clayburgh). But when the wife attempts a reconciliation - seduction followed by a truly excruciating song she has composed for him - he realizes where his loyalty lies. Written by
Phil Potter would like to straighten out his life...One way, or the other.
Did You Know?
During the school fair scene, Jill Clayburgh said, "Good shot, Harry," after catching a wayward throw by one of the children. Even though the child's character was named Mark, they left in Harry, the real name of the child playing the role. See more
In the second Divorced Men's Club meeting, the characters are all wearing exactly the same clothes they wore in the first. See more
If I don't touch you soon I'll go out of my mind.
Referenced in Family Ties: Starting Over
Written by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
In the score right before the end credits See more