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They All Laughed (1981)

A mad cap private-eye caper about a team of detectives who are following, and are being followed by, a group of beautiful women.

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Cast

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Angela Niotes
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John Russo
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Sam (Deborah Wilson)
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Charles Rutledge
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Dolores Martin
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Arthur Brodsky
Linda MacEwen ...
Amy Lester
George Morfogen ...
Leon Leondopolous
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Christy Miller
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Jose (as Sean Ferrer)
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Michael Niotes
Vassili Lambrinos ...
Stavros Niotes
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Stefania Russo
Sashy Bogdanovich ...
Georgina Russo (as Alexandra Bogdanovich)
Sheila Stodden ...
Barbara Jo
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New York's Odyssey Detective Agency is hired by two different clients to follow two women suspected of infidelity. Ladies' man John Russo trails Angela Niotes, the elegant wife of a wealthy Italian industrialist, while Charles Rutledge and Arthur Brodsky follow Dolores Martin, the beautiful young wife of a jealous husband. Their respective cases are complicated when John falls for Angela, and Charles falls for Dolores. Written by filmfactsman

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Starring Dorothy Stratten in her last film role. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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5 March 1982 (West Germany)  »

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Peter Bogdanovich's They All Laughed  »

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$8,600,000 (estimated)
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Director Peter Bogdanovich's favorite film among the ones he has directed. He said that it is "my personal favorite among my pictures" as well as the movie being "my own favorite among my films, by a long shot". See more »

Quotes

Charles Rutledge: Would you like to sit down?
Christy Miller: What do you have in mind Charles? A kerb?
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We thank the people of Manhattan, on whose island this picture was filmed. See more »


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SING, SING, SING
Written by Louis Prima (uncredited)
Performed by Benny Goodman
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31 August 2000 | by (paris, france) – See all my reviews

Well, I had seen "They all laughed" when it came out in

Europe around 1982 and had kept a vague but dear souvenir of it. I 've just seen it again on tape, almost twenty years after... Bogdanovich has a true heartfelt tenderness over his characters and a kind sympathy which is difficult not to feel also. Excellent comedians and actors, good lines all over and for everyone and pretty good editing, too. I laughed and smiled all the time. Just as we all do, at times. Go get it.


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