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Foolin' Around (1980)

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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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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Comedy | Romance | Sport

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19 December 1980 (South Korea)  »

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Amor por sorpresa  »

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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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Hilarious! A comedy/love story that's an all-time favorite of mine.
18 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

I saw this on cable around 1982, and have fondly remembered it ever since. Very funny! My sister and I cracked up the whole time watching the average-Joe, Gary Busey, try to win the love of rich-girl, Annette O'Toole, and the crazy antics involving the butler. The butler (Tony Randall) was so funny in this movie! Unfortunately, it is not currently available on DVD/video. I sure hope it is re-released soon.


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