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Tribute (1980)

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 & 13 nominations. See more awards »
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Cast

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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 ...
Poker Player
John Dee ...
Poker Player
Bob Windsor ...
Poker Player
Eileen Lehman ...
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Andrew Foot ...
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Trevor Daley ...
Cop
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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19 December 1980 (USA)  »

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$8,400,000 (estimated)
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The film was inspired by the life of talent agent Harvey Orkin. See more »

Quotes

Jud Templeton: Tell me something; does it ever bother you that you have nothing that you can point to with any pride?
Scottie Templeton: Well, I'd always rather hoped that it would be you.
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It's All For the Best
Written by Jack Lemmon & Alan Jay Lerner
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User Reviews

Emotional, rewarding movie
25 May 1999 | by (West Frankfort, Illinois) – See all my reviews

"Tribute" is a wonderful tear-jerker about a father and his estranged son. Benson is good, though his character may be a bit over-the-top cynical. But as usual, Jack Lemmon provides a textbook example of acting without seeming like he's acting, the mark of a great performer.


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