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Wes
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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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In addition to both being Oscar nominees, cast members Gary Busey and Annette O'Toole are natives of Texas. See more »

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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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Adult comedy in a good old-fashioned way
23 April 2005 | by (South Dakota) – See all my reviews

This movie has too much adult material in it, but if you accept that fact, it is a pretty good movie. Busey plays Wes, a likable underdog from Fort Cobb, Oklahoma. His friend Clay has been going to the University of Minnesota, and Wes enrolls to learn building engineering. Susan's grandfather offers wisdom to young Wes. Seals and Crofts perform the title song and "These Moments Never Live Again." The movie paints Minnesota in a favorable light. It shows a Vikings game and the Mississippi River, and it gives you the feeling you're right there. There is a lot of silliness in this movie, but, then, it's called "Foolin' Around."


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