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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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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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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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28 January 2002 | by (California) – See all my reviews

This movie is an enjoyable experience from start to finish. Two all time great comedic moments in movie history are in this jewell. Tony Randall steals the show with his portrayal of Cloris Leachman's butler at the engagement party and Busey's thinking out loud comments on answering questions while he has has been summoned to fix an air conditioning problem.

The movie has it all... a little romance, a little comedy, great character development, good acting, but most of all, a great script.

The editing is above average, good locations and even the chase scene at the end has its thrills. Look for William H. Macy in the beginning.

Why can't Hollywood make more movies like this one?


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