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?
In this movie Burt Reynolds
does not sport his trademark mustache which was synonymous with him from the 1970s. See more
During an outdoor grade school carnival, bathing suit-clad Marilyn participates in a dunk tank concession in the dead of a Boston winter. In reality, she would freeze. See more
What do you want?
I want us to live together. I want us to get married. I want us to have children together. I want us to put our teeth in the same cup. I want us buried together in a family plot with one headstone. What do you want?
I want a separate cup for my teeth.
Referenced in Dallas: Starting Over
Joy To The World
Music partly attributed to George Frideric Handel
Adapted and arranged by Lowell Mason
In the score at Christmas See more