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Seems Like Old Times (1980)

Wrongfully accused of a bank robbery, a writer seeks the help of his ex-wife, who is now married to the soon-to-be D.A. of California.

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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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Local Los Angeles locations used, were the exterior of a Tudor house in Brentwood, and nearby streets for a car chase, the steps of Los Angeles City Hall, where Mayor Bradley visited the set, and the backlot at the Burbank studios for a night scene in the rain. See more »

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During the big dinner scene, the door to the kitchen keeps changing as opening on the left and right. See more »

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Glenda Gardenia Parks: Nick, you mustn't do this. We're in the middle of soup.
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References The High and the Mighty (1954) See more »

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The High and the Mighty
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Music by Dimitri Tiomkin
Portion whistled by Chevy Chase
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nervecrackingly funny
8 August 1999 | by (Ankara, Turkey) – See all my reviews

This movie is absolutely hilarious! I first saw it a couple of years ago and had my belly aching from laughing by the time it was over. Yesterday it was shown again on TV and it had exactly the same effect on me throughout this second viewing. Playwright Neil Simon, who scripted this film had a real grasp on his prose all through the 70s and 80s, and this film is a delight for everyone familiar with his style of lining up one-liners in such a way that the viewer barely has time to breathe from laughter. All three leads are great. This is real evidence for all those who have doubts about Goldie Hawn's talents, since she is delightful from start to finish and once again proves that she was and still is one of the greatest comediennes Hollywood ever produced. A comedy classic of sorts.


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