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A Night in Heaven (1983)

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Faye Hanlon is a community-college professor with an emotionally depressed husband and an abundance of sexual frustration. Her sister drags her to a male strip-club for a girl's night out, ... See full summary »

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Rick Monroe
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Faye Hanlon
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Whitney Hanlon
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Patsy
Deney Terrio ...
Tony
Sandra Beall ...
Slick
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Shirley
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Mrs. Johnson
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Eve
Fred Buch ...
Jack Hobbs
Karen Margaret Cole ...
Louise
Don Cox ...
Revere
Veronica Gamba ...
Tammy
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Pete
Bill Hindman ...
Russel
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Faye Hanlon is a community-college professor with an emotionally depressed husband and an abundance of sexual frustration. Her sister drags her to a male strip-club for a girl's night out, where she discovers that one of the dancers is her failing student Rick Monroe, a.k.a. "Ricky the Rocket". A heated affair between teacher and student ensues, as Faye struggles to reconcile her emotions and make consequential life choices: Continue her lustful sessions with the studly-but-shallow teen stripper? Or break it off with Ricky and work to salvage her marriage to the loving-but-distant husband? Written by Anonymous

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Will one forbidden night change both their lives forever? See more »

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Clube das Mulheres  »

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The song "Heaven" by Bryan Adams appeared on the soundtrack of this film before the release of his album "Reckless" a year later (as the third single from the playlist - Adams insisted that the song was to be included when "Reckless" was released when his producer deemed the song as a power ballad which was not deemed as hard rock - the power ballad later paid off when Adams performed the theme song for the film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)). It was recorded on June 6 and 7, 1983 at the Power Station in New York City. In April 1985, the song reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. See more »

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When Faye and Patsy are talking at the airport, Patsy is holding her magazines with her left arm. When they hug, the magazines jump to her right arm. See more »

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Rick Monroe: Please don't kill me. What are you doing?
Whitney Hanlon: I'm not going to kill you. I said I was mad, not insane.
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The Body Beautiful!
8 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Here's another movie that gets a bad rep. What happens is every 10 years or so a film comes along tailor made for women (and gay men) and people (most likely straight men) go berserk. They weren't trying to remake Gone With The Wind but were simply trying to please the audience with the assets and charms of that beautiful 1980s underrated heart-throb Christopher Atkins. Forever regulated to "the blonde haired guy in the Brooke Shields movie"(the Blue Lagoon), this was his chance to shine. And he DOES! But of course, men reviewers and maybe some uptight female ones slammed the movie. It is actually entertaining with a good and subdued performance from Lesley Ann Warren not playing her usual "nervous broad" type role here. There is even a featured role by 1970s and 1980s Dance Fever host Deney Terio. The chemistry between Chris and Lesley is incredible and undeniable. Their sex scene is like a taking a peak in real life....was that a tongue he slipped her? Awesome soundtrack featuring the song Heaven by Bryan Adams and an early version of the hit song Obsession, later to be recorded by Animotion. But the real star is of course Christopher. What he is presumed to have lacked in thespian quality he more than makes up for, not only with his gorgeous looks, but also charisma. He never wanted to be Spencer Tracy...he simply wanted to entertain us...and in A Night In Heaven - he DOES! Viva Atkins!


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