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They All Laughed (1981)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  14 August 1981 (USA)
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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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John Russo
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Sam (Deborah Wilson)
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Charles Rutledge
Dorothy Stratten ...
Dolores Martin
Blaine Novak ...
Arthur Brodsky
Linda MacEwen ...
Amy Lester
George Morfogen ...
Leon Leondopolous
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Christy Miller
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Jose
Glenn Scarpelli ...
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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Storyline

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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Some of them promised they'd never fall in love.

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14 August 1981 (USA)  »

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Peter Bogdanovich considered casting himself as Charles Rutledge. See more »

Quotes

Christy Miller: You're a shit! I for one am sick and tired, honey. Sick and tired. I'm not going to be one of your passive ladies trembling at the thought of you or to put up with any kind of maltreatment just for the glorious opportunity of spending a glorious night with you. Not once a week not once in a while not once in a blue moon, not by a long-shot honey, uh uh, no way. Unfortunately, honey you're some kisser... and you're very mean to me.
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WE HAD IT ALL
Written by Troy Seals and Donnie Fritts
Performed by Waylon Jennings
Courtesy of RCA Records
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What's Wrong with this picture?
25 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Its not the cast. A finer group of actors, you could not find. Its not the setting. The director is in love with New York City, and by the end of the film, so are we all! Woody Allen could not improve upon what Bogdonovich has done here. If you are going to fall in love, or find love, Manhattan is the place to go. No, the problem with the movie is the script. There is none. The actors fall in love at first sight, words are unnecessary. In the director's own experience in Hollywood that is what happens when they go to work on the set. It is reality to him, and his peers, but it is a fantasy to most of us in the real world. So, in the end, the movie is hollow, and shallow, and message-less.


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