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Foolin' Around (1980)

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A working-class boy falls for a girl from a wealthy family, and must compete for her with a rich boy who also wants her.

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Susan
John Calvin ...
Whitley
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Daggett
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Samantha
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Peddicord
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Clay
Shirley Kane ...
Aunt Eunice
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Bronski (as W.H. Macy)
Beth Bosacker ...
Rickie
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Blue
Gene LeBell ...
Paul
Susan Bishop
Reuben Singer
Thomas V. Mikkelsen
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A working-class boy falls for a girl from a wealthy family, and must compete for her with a rich boy who also wants her.

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19 December 1980 (South Korea)  »

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Amor por sorpresa  »

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Daggett - a retired tycoon, Susan's grandfather: [Daggett to Wes] Your dog can be a friend, booze can be your friend, but if you have a girl for a friend you'll end up drunk kissing your dog.
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More entertaining than typical romantic comedy
12 April 2000 | by (Houston, Texas) – See all my reviews

Annette O'Toole and Gary Busey have good chemistry together. The supporting cast adds so much to this movie. One of the supporting roles I haven't seen anyone mention is Michael Talbott as Clay, Wes' (Gary Busey's) best friend. I thought he was very funny, along with John Calvin as the uppity boyfriend, Cloris Leachman, Eddie Albert and Tony Randall. Also, notice the cameo appearance of William H. Macy as the book salesmen who's car is hung by Wes.


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