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All Night Long (1981)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  6 March 1981 (USA)
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Executive George Dupler loses his temper and is demoted to the night manager at a 24 hour drugstore. After he suggests to his teenage son Freddie that he stop having an affair with suburban... See full summary »

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Helen Dupler
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Bobby Gibbons
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Richard H. Copleston
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Hutchinson
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Executive George Dupler loses his temper and is demoted to the night manager at a 24 hour drugstore. After he suggests to his teenage son Freddie that he stop having an affair with suburban housewife Cheryl Gibbons, who is a distant cousin, Cheryl tries to seduce George. At home, in front of his mother, Freddie accuses his dad of stealing his girl, because he found Cheryl serving George a meal in the middle of the night, while her husband Bobby was on duty at the fire station. George then separates from his wife Helen, quits his job, moves into a warehouse, and asks Cheryl to move in with him. Written by Will Gilbert

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She's got a way with men. And she's getting away with it...

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This picture's director Jean-Claude Tramont once spoke of the fact that his wife Sue Mengers was Barbra Streisand's agent at the time. He commented on the media circus' response that ensued which suggested that Mengers heavily persuaded Streisand to do the picture as a personal favor to her: "My wife and I have been together eleven years. If she had the ability to force Barbra to do a picture with me, I wish she had used it sooner. In most of her pictures, she [Streisand]'s criticized for overpowering the screen. In All Night Long (1981), she's criticized for not overpowering the screen." Tramont stated that Streisand took the part because she wanted to play a different type of character to what she had done before. See more »

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George Dupler: Oh, no! How did he die?
Freddie Dupler: I don't know... brain haemorrhoid?
George Dupler: Brain... haemorrhage?
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Ride Of The Valkyries
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra
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A FILM That SHOULD NOT BE DISMISSED...
24 February 2002 | by (Fords,NJ) – See all my reviews

When It was first released in 1981, this film was dismissed as a disaster !! Most critics disliked and or dismissed it.. audiences stayed away...STREISAND was criticized for not only being miscast but replacing Lisa Eichorn who was fired... Streisand was repaying a favor for agent Sue Mengers/ & this was not a typical Streisand film..no singing. no hit record associated with it/ no directorial or producing chores done by Babs here..This was a small movie,about the mid life crisis of the main character played very well by Gene Hackman ! He needs a change from his job, his nagging wife, played by Diane Ladd, and his annoying son, Dennis Quaid... Along comes,sexy, blonde, Cheryl riding her motor bike..an atypical role portrayed by Streisand.. and Hackmans life progressively is altered. Streisand is excellent in this role, she totally loses all the Streisand mannerisms& personna that she is famous for,: she is not Fanny, not Dolly, not Katie or even Esther, she is Cheryl, with a hint of Marilyn Monroe, even sings off key... gives a very believable performance..much underrated!!!The film is short,sweet and to the point not a great movie, but certainly not the disaster thought to be..nicley directed by Jean Claude Tramont with a European flair...Hackman is really wonderful in his role and there is a nice chemistry between the leads...Give it a chance you wont be disappointed!!


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