MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 55,000 this week

One Cooks, the Other Doesn't (1983)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  27 September 1983 (USA)
6.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.1/10 from 40 users  
Reviews: 2 user

Add a Plot

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 340 titles
created 22 Nov 2011
 
a list of 500 titles
created 23 Mar 2012
 
a list of 54 titles
created 26 Aug 2012
 
list image
a list of 842 titles
created 17 Feb 2014
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: One Cooks, the Other Doesn't (TV Movie 1983)

One Cooks, the Other Doesn't (TV Movie 1983) on IMDb 6.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of One Cooks, the Other Doesn't.
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

...Almost (1990)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Romantic comedy that mixes magical realism with traditional Australian urban-outback contrasts. The plot centers on a bored woman (the eponymous Wendy) who conjures up the perfect lover, ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Pattinson
Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Bruce Spence, Hugo Weaving
The Wall (TV Movie 1982)
Action | War | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A dramatic re-enactment of the Warsaw Ghetto Jewish uprising in April 1943 were 650 armed members of the Jewish Fighting Organization of Poland held off a 3,000 strong Nazi force in which ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Markowitz
Stars: Tom Conti, Lisa Eichhorn, Gerald Hiken
S.O.B. (1981)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A movie producer who made a huge flop tries to salvage his career by revamping his film as an erotic production, where its family-friendly star takes her top off.

Director: Blake Edwards
Stars: Julie Andrews, William Holden, Marisa Berenson
Sweet Revenge (1990)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

An attorney plays match-maker for her ex-husband to try to rid herself of alimony payments.

Director: Charlotte Brandstrom
Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Carrie Fisher, John Sessions
Battling for Baby (TV Movie 1992)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Director: Art Wolff
Stars: Suzanne Pleshette, Debbie Reynolds, Courteney Cox
Gorp (1980)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

A drug-oriented comedy about the wacky antics of a group of waiters at a summer camp in upstate New York. In HD.

Director: Joseph Ruben
Stars: Michael Lembeck, Dennis Quaid, Philip Casnoff
Black Rainbow (1989)
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Martha Travis is a medium who makes contact with spirits "on the other side" and connects them with their loved ones still alive, in public performances. Trouble begins when she gives a ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Hodges
Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Jason Robards, Tom Hulce
Zuma Beach (TV Movie 1978)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A fading rock singer goes to the beach to get away from it all and winds up getting involved in the lives of the teenage beachgoers.

Director: Lee H. Katzin
Stars: Suzanne Somers, Steven Keats, Mark Wheeler
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Two disgruntled restaurant employees (David Bowie, Rosanna Arquette) decide to rob their employers (Buck Henry, Andre Gregory).

Director: Richard Shepard
Stars: Rosanna Arquette, David Bowie, Eszter Balint
Comedy | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

College graduates deal with Vietnam and other issues of the late '60s.

Director: Bill L. Norton
Stars: Candy Clark, Bo Hopkins, Ron Howard
Off the Wall (1983)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Two young hitchhikers are picked up a speed-crazed young woman, who tears around the countryside. She leaves them to take the blame for her activities, and they find themselves sentenced to... See full summary »

Director: Rick Friedberg
Stars: Paul Sorvino, Patrick Cassidy, Rosanna Arquette
Johnny Belinda (TV Movie 1982)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Anthony Page
Stars: Richard Thomas, Rosanna Arquette, Dennis Quaid
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Tracy Boone
...
Mrs. Cutler
...
Max Boone
Oliver Clark ...
Danny
...
Fred Dunbar
Robert G. Denison
John Devlin
...
Hobson
...
Officer Lloyd Green
Michael Horsley
...
Pauline
Barbara Mallory
...
...
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

27 September 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

L'une cuisine, l'autre pas  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

As sitcom-esque as its title suggests.
20 April 2002 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Made by Lorimar, the one who cooks in the title is Suzanne Pleshette, ex-wife of Joseph Bologna; the one who doesn't is Rosanna Arquette, the lady he left his wife for (sounds like a fair swap to me). When he has to move back in with his wife for reasons that due to having seen this movie on TV so long ago I've forgotten, the two women understandably don't get along at first...

Since Lorimar moved from specializing in prime time soaps to specializing in predictable, cosy sitcoms (a trend that continued after the company was bought out by Warner Bros. and essentially became Warner Bros. Television), you can probably figure out that everything turns out fine for everyone in the end. Easy to watch, but not essential.


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss One Cooks, the Other Doesn't (1983) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?