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Mari and Jeff Thompson start to doubt their own marriage when every couple they know separate.

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Jeff and Mari Thompson have been married for fifteen years. Although their marriage is not perfect, they are seemingly happy in their married and family life. But all their married friends seem to be getting divorced or separated. These newly single friends try to convince both Jeff and Mari - together and individually - that divorce is the way to go. Even if they do decide to remarry, it will be an inevitability that that marriage too will end in divorce. And divorce can even re-energize the love in an otherwise stale marriage. In light of these assertions by their friends, Jeff and Mari do evaluate their marriage. Their friends also place each of them in potentially compromising positions, despite the fact that they still are married. Will Jeff and Mari's marriage be able to withstand all this outside pressure? Written by Huggo

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3 April 1980 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Det sidste gifte par i Amerika  »

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One of two 1980 theatrical release films of director Gilbert Cates, the other being Oh, God! Book II (1980). See more »

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References Charlie's Angels (1976) See more »

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Do You Think I'm Sexy
Written by Rod Stewart, Carmine Appice
Performed by Rod Stewart
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See it for Natalie Wood
4 September 2006 | by (Bay Area, CA) – See all my reviews

No, this isn't a very good movie. Fun to watch though if for no other reason than to laugh at the supposed 'hip' attitude of the whole thing when in truth it's about as conventional as a Love Boat episode. The party scene at the end with the hookers, swingers and disco version of 'Singin' in the Rain' is hilarious.

But the reason to see this movie is for Natalie Wood, who gives this film heart. She's absolutely wonderful in it. She was a terrific actress, even in something as frivolous as this ... funny, beautiful, a class act to the very end! None of today's actresses come close to her kind of star-power. I miss great actresses like Natalie Wood.


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