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Loving Couples (1980)

PG | | Comedy | 24 October 1980 (USA)
Wife is cheating her husband and the husband is cheating her back with her lover's girlfriend. The two cheating couples decide to go to a resort but they unintentionally pick the same one. Hilarity ensues.

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Wife is cheating her husband and the husband is cheating her back with her lover's girlfriend. The two cheating couples decide to go to a resort but they unintentionally pick the same one. Hilarity ensues.

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Why do they call it "adultery," when it makes them act like children?

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4 passi sul lenzuolo  »

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The movie is considered a 1980s update of the earlier Paul Mazursky comedy Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969). It is also one of three 1980 films that have been likened to Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969). The films include Loving Couples (1980), A Change of Seasons (1980) and The Last Married Couple in America (1980). See more »

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Referenced in Remote Control (1988) See more »

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TURN UP THE MUSIC
Lyrics by Dean Pitchford
Music by Fred Karlin
Sung by Syreeta
Produced and Arranged by Teddy Randazzo
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Great Pairing of Intelligent /Funny James Coburn w/Shirley Maclaine
28 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Recently bought a ebay DVD of this film, and like the pairing of JCoburn & Shirley, as the professional physician contempories who become attracted to each other. One of hilarious early scenes has JCoburn driving in the country side in a convertible sports car, then upon upon gazing at Beautiful Shirley galloping on a horse along the road ..he loses track of the windey turns and crashes into a fence, only to have Shirley come to his aide, being a doctor. Certainly no HOF acting yet given the free wheeling love relationships of the DISCO crazed late 70's, the movie certainly captures the time, as does a similar film "The last Married Couple in America" (GSegal / Natalie Wood) of the era. Plus, I'd bet that the "King of Cool" In-Like-Flint actor with the best "Raised Eye-Brow Look" and best deep voice in Hollywood was also among the romantic suitors of Ms. MacClaine, as she interluded on Oprah, recently. Incidentally, this film was a break from the Ultra-adventure, action packed genre movies that JCoburn was doing thru much of the 60's, 70's, & 80's. I recommend it++,..and to the Republican reviewer who commented 'not to waste your time', I say 'do you remember the 70's ?' Drop the trite 'it was a smokey time' excuses, and don't deny that era didn't happen, and smile with recollection.


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