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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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The picture represented the second and final star-teaming of actors Goldie Hawn and Chevy Chase whose previous film two years earlier, Foul Play (1978), had been a box-office success. See more »

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In the kitchen scene when Glenda finds Nick in the middle of the night, the oven door opens and shuts between shots. See more »

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Glenda Gardenia Parks: If you're innocent, they'll never send you to jail.
Nick Gardenia: Is that how it works, Chester?
Chester: Not in my neighborhood.
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Solid Goldie, Solid Chevy, Funny Film
6 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It does seem like old times when you watch this movie. I think this clever script, & the casting are perfect in this film. Goldie & Chevy Chase play off of each other well. Robert Guillame (TV's Benson) is well cast in support of the straight man who along with the rest of the cast are used to hang a good funny film together well. I think there are only a couple of films where Chevy Chase & Goldie Hawn worked together in as good a situation as they did here. Too bad it didn't happen more often as their chemistry in this one is really great.

Now, if only a moose & squirrel showed up in the film & scared old Ira out of his wits, this one can only get funnier. Seems like there are not enough fun times like this film. The technology is now dated in it but most older films have that problem.


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