Nora is a single mother who lives with her son Michael in a small house. They don't have much money but at least they have each other. Out of the blue comes Nora's father Max Dugan, who left her and her mother when Nora was nine years old. He brings a suitcase with dollar bills and showers her and Michael with gifts, trying to make up for lost time, knowing that he has a fatal heart ailment. The money comes from his shady career in Las Vegas and Nora is dating a police who is very interested in meeting him... Written by
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Did You Know?
Final collaboration of then married couple actress Marsha Mason
and writer Neil Simon
. The two were divorced in 1983, the year that this movie was first released. See more
After a dinner, Max lights a cigar but it never fully ignites. A moment later, the cigar has half an inch of ash at the end. See more
You've got enough dirty deals in your life. Don't turn your back on a payoff.
Referenced in Yes Man