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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
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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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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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Comedy | Romance

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14 August 1981 (USA)  »

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$8,600,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

John Russo's daughters in the film, Stefania and Georgina, are actually director Peter Bogdanovich's daughters in real life. See more »

Quotes

Christy Miller: Well, Charles forgive me if I laugh. Ha Ha!
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We thank the people of Manhattan, on whose island this picture was filmed. See more »


Soundtracks

MY ONE AND ONLY LOVE
Written by Robert Mellin (uncredited) and Guy Wood (uncredited)
Performed by Art Tatum and Ben Webster
Courtesy of Pablo Records
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This is a mixture of melancholic and grateful happy movie
12 February 2006 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

I watched it some years ago. I remembered it as very mysterious situations, and a mixture of melancholic things, like the fate of Dorothy and the personal future of Bogdanovich.

I turn to watch on my VHS copy and then I was reviewing it more and more. Nowadays I am waiting for the DVD version, at any price, please!

The country and easy listening music is very well chosen from the very first second, a bit of blueish, but also happy.

All the characters are great to me, with funny situations, great acting and a lot of dialogs that have turn this as a cult movie to me and a lot of people I met on the Internet or cinema clubs. This may not be casualty.

I think that the title is a hope about life! You have to be happy and laugh as much as possible

I know that this may be a particular comment for the movie, but the fact is that I like it very much, I think that movie marked me and I will never forget it.


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