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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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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The first collaboration of director Bob Clark and actress Kim Cattrall. The others being Porky's (1981), Turk 182! (1985), and Baby Geniuses (1999). See more »


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We Still Have Time
Music by Barry Manilow
Lyrics by Bruce Sussman & Jack Feldman
Performed by Barry Manilow
Produced by Barry Manilow and Ron Dante
Recording enginieer: Michael Delugg
(p) 1980 Manilow Music (BMI) / Appogiatura Music Inc. (BMI) / Camp Sngs Music Inc. (BMI)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.
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Lemmon makes this worth seeing
19 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A shallow Broadway press agent (Jack Lemmon) discovers he's dying. At the same time his ex-wife (Lee Remick) and their kid (Robby Benson) visit. They all try to come to terms with his impending death and bond.

Sounds pretty terrible doesn't it? The script is annoyingly predictable, it goes on far too long and Benson is just horrible but this is still worth catching just for Lemmon. I've heard he did this on stage beforehand so he knew the character and plays it to perfection. He's just great from beginning to end. He was justly nominated for an Academy Award for this. Remick isn't in this much but she does wonders with a clichéd character. Also the wonderful Colleen Dewhurst was sadly underused as Lemmon's doctor. Still for Lemmon's performance alone this is worth catching. It looses points because of the predictable script and Benson's truly horrible performance.


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