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Romantic Comedy (1983)

 -  Comedy  -  13 January 1984 (Italy)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jason Carmichael
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Phoebe Craddock
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Blanche Dailey
Janet Eilber ...
Allison St. James
Robyn Douglass ...
Kate Mallory
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Leo Janowitz
Rozsika Halmos ...
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Alexander Lockwood ...
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Erica Hiller ...
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Sean Patrick Guérin ...
Timmy (6)
Dick Wieand ...
TV Reporter
Brass Adams ...
Bartender
Stephen Roberts ...
Maître D'
Santos Morales ...
Bus Boy
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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Only two things can screw up their relationship. He's one. She's the other. See more »

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Comedy

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13 January 1984 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Romantic Comedy!  »

Box Office

Gross:

$5,100,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The original Broadway production starred Tony Perkins and Mia Farrow as Jason and Phoebe. See more »

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

Quotes

Jason Carmichael: How do you feel?
Phoebe Craddock: Sleepy. Incredibly sleepy. Do you think that's the alcohol?
Jason Carmichael: Either that or the bananas.
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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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Fun, Romantic and overall Entertaining.
4 August 2000 | by (Donaldsonville, LA) – See all my reviews

I found this movie light and entertaining. I really don't understand why it was abused by the critics. The perfect Dudley Moore vehicle, consisting of comedy in an all too real and serious romantic life situation. NO... it's not an Oscar winner, but it certainly doesn't deserve the bad rating originally heap on it. If you are looking for a true Romantic Comedy... this is the movie you are looking for. It doesn't require that you think and worry about every twist and turn, but does bring true laughter and entertainment into your home.


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