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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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »
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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
Gale Garnett ...
Hilary
Teri Keane ...
Evelyn
Rummy Bishop ...
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John Dee ...
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Bob Windsor ...
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Eileen Lehman ...
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Andrew Foot ...
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Trevor Daley ...
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Sid Smith ...
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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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Jack Lemmon once said of his Scottie Templeton character: "If I had to choose one role as my favorite this has got to be it!". Moreover, Lemmon once said of "Tribute"'s story, it's "the most fascinating mixture of comedy and drama that I've found since The Apartment (1960)". See more »


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Written by Jack Lemmon & Alan Jay Lerner
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I'm a big fan of Jack Lemmon's dramatic roles, but not this one.
24 February 2001 | by (marion,oh) – See all my reviews

I'm a big fan of Jack Lemmon's dramatic roles but not this one. The movie is about Lemmon and his estranged son played by Robby Benson, who has a deep hatred for his father. After learning Lemmon is dying, Benson tries to make thing right with his father. 125 minutes of Benson talking about how bad of a father Lemmon was, combined with Lemmon's corny jokes, does not not equal a good movie


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