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Romantic Comedy (1983)

PG | | Comedy | 7 October 1983 (USA)
Two of the screen's finest comic actors, Dudley Moore and Mary Steenburgen, star as successful writing partners whose timing is perfect on stage but amusingly pathetic in their love life. In HD.

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Janet Eilber ...
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Leo
Rozsika Halmos ...
Maid
Alexander Lockwood ...
The Minister
Erica Hiller ...
Young Woman
Sean Patrick Guérin ...
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TV Reporter
Brass Adams ...
Bartender
Stephen Roberts ...
Maître D'
Santos Morales ...
Fran Bennett ...
Doctor #1
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Two of the screen's finest comic actors, Dudley Moore and Mary Steenburgen, star as successful writing partners whose timing is perfect on stage but amusingly pathetic in their love life. In HD.

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new york city | based on play | See All (2) »

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When he was married, she was single . . . and when she was married he was single. They were victims of unsynchronized passion. [Australia Theatrical] See more »

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7 October 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Romantic Comedy!  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$2,366,025, 10 October 1983, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,857,733
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

It was during the Broadway run of this play that Mia Farrow met and began seeing Woody Allen. See more »

Goofs

You have Leo's last name listed as Janowitz. In the film, he is called Leo Jessop. See more »

Quotes

Phoebe Craddock: I wish I could think of a response to that, but right now I'm in the middle of a hot flash!
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Soundtracks

Maybe
Written by Burt Bacharach, Carole Bayer Sager, Marvin Hamlisch
Performed by Peabo Bryson and Roberta Flack
Produced by Carole Bayer Sager
(P) 1983 Capitol Records Inc.
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Light, pleasant and agreeable.
31 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

I've never quite understood why this movie has so bad a reputation. It's not Tracy and Hepburn, to be sure, but I found Dudley Moore a lot more likable in this than I usually do and Mary Steenburgen is great, I think. It should appeal to those who like Neil Simon and movies set in the Manhattan theatre world. There's some funny stuff here and there and I thought the characters were agreeable. 'Romantic Comedy' is certainly no classic for the ages but I think that people who enjoy the genre in the title should like it.


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