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Best Friends (1982)

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When a professional couple who have lived & worked together for many years finally decide to marry, their sudden betrothal causes many unexpectedly funny and awkward difficulties. They soon... See full summary »

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When a professional couple who have lived & worked together for many years finally decide to marry, their sudden betrothal causes many unexpectedly funny and awkward difficulties. They soon find that being married is often quite different from being "best friends." Written by Ary Luiz Dalazen Jr. <ajr@fortalnet.com.br>

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What a present for Christmas [US Theatrical] See more »

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17 December 1982 (USA)  »

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SEK 3,420,573 (Sweden)
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The movie posters seen in the film studio are all of earlier Warner Brothers pictures. See more »

Quotes

Paula McCullen: Breasts too large, Richard? Every female character you create has breasts too large.
Richard Babson: Mmm... but I make them suffer for it.
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Featured in The Directors: The Films of Norman Jewison (1999) See more »

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Jeepers Creepers
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Music by Harry Warren
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MY FAVORITE MOVIE OF ALL TIME! Why isn't it out on the market?
11 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I can't think of ANY movie made before or since, that I've seen that compares to this hysterically funny yet dramatic view of relationships.

If you've been married and divorced or lived with someone then married, you have to be able to relate to this movie! It's SOOOOOOOO true to call!

I'm ordering this DVD today- but I haven't seen it for 10 years. Yet~ it's one of those movies I always look for ~ and relate to. It's sticks with you!

DYNAMIC writing- EXCELLENT Performances. The in-law scenes... Blah... But the basic plot and performances- Sensational!

A friend of my daughter (LANA) is an actress and was working with Goldie's son. When Lana called my daughter- All I could yell in the background was for her to GET ME THIS MOVIE!! It's one of a kind!


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