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
As Jessica and Phil prepare to go to bed, he slips off underwear below bottom frame line. But as shot continues, actor Burt Reynolds is clearly wearing abbreviated white undergarment. See more
Mr. Potter, class doesn't let out until 10.
Referenced in Fist of Fear, Touch of Death
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager
Sung by Candice Bergen See more