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Tribute (1980)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  14 December 1980 (USA)
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A shallow Broadway press agent learns he is dying just as his son by his ex-wife arrives for a visit.

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Jud Templeton
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Maggie Stratton
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Gladys Petrelli
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Lou Daniels
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Sally Haines
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Evelyn
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A shallow Broadway press agent learns he is dying just as his son by his ex-wife arrives for a visit.

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One of a number of cinema adaptations of Bernard Slade written plays that were filmed during the late 1970s - early 1980s. The others were Romantic Comedy (1983) and Same Time, Next Year (1978). See more »


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29 November 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I saw Tribute back when it first came out and i found it to be a great movie for me. I was only 22 then, but all my friends told me that i was very much like Scottie Templeton. He was so outgoing and wanted everyone to like him almost too much. But as the movie went on it became sadly obvious that he forgot to get his priorities straight. His family. Now that i am almost 50 (his age), i also have a son who is so much different to me. Just like Judd (Robbie Benson) in the movie. I can relate to both of their roles now even more as my son is very much like Judd. The thing that i got out of this movie was that i was able to make my son my first priority, no matter how different he may be to me. My favourite line was when Jack Lemmon was told in a nice way that "he treats everyone the same, no matter if you are a hooker or family'....that was it for me. Thanks Mr Lemmon and Mr. Benson for letting me better understand who i am today!!


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