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Seems Like Old Times (1980)

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Wrongfully turned into a fugitive, a writer seeks the help of his ex-wife, who is now married to an attorney.

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Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of hijinks. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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alone - at last . . . [UK]

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19 December 1980 (USA)  »

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Neil Simon's Seems Like Old Times  »

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Paul McCartney wrote and recorded an ultimately unused song as the title track for this movie. See more »

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Large movie light reflected in rear-seat car window, when Chester pulls the station wagon out of the garage. See more »

Quotes

Dist. Atty. Ira J. Parks: What's that on your face?
Glenda Gardenia Parks: What's what on my face?
Dist. Atty. Ira J. Parks: This.
[Wiping car grease off her cheek]
Glenda Gardenia Parks: Oh, that. That's barbecue sauce.
Dist. Atty. Ira J. Parks: Black barbecue sauce?
Glenda Gardenia Parks: Yes. It's mexican. Very hot. Don't eat it.
Dist. Atty. Ira J. Parks: I wasn't going to.
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They don't make comedies like they used to.
28 March 2001 | by (PA, USA) – See all my reviews

The late seventies/early eighties may have left us the legacy of disco, and polyester, but it also was a time of some great comedic films, and comedic writers and actors.

I remember seeing movies such as Foul Play, Seems Like Old Times, The Goodbye Girl, Airplane, Arthur, The Main Event, Love at First Bite, The Jerk, etc. as a kid. Then they were funny to me, but now that I get older, they seem even funnier. Maybe it's the nostalgia, in a day and age of 'dark comedy', to be again in an era that was more laid-back and lighthearted. These movies are just good plain fun.

As far as Chevy Chase, and Goldie Hawn are concerned, especially in Foul Play...I would have describe them as cute, (especially together), great fun, fun to watch, great talents, and in this movie pure genius. I would love to see some of the seventies/ eighties comedy icons get together to make one last movie together. With a good script, it would be like It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World would be to the great classic comedians of early film.


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