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?
's Phil Potter character walks into a shower in this movie wearing his clothes, a scene evocative of the earlier movie, Charade
(1963). That movie was directed by Stanley Donen
, who Reynolds worked with a few years prior to this picture, when he starred in Lucky Lady
(1975). 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
Mommy, she said the F word!
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager
Sung by Candice Bergen See more