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Heartbreakers (1984)

Blue and Eli, two friends, have problems with women. Blue, a yet-to-be discovered painter is left by his longtime girlfriend, because she considers him too immature for a longlsting ... See full summary »

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1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Blue
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Eli
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Liliane
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King
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Terry Ray
Carol Wayne ...
Candy
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Libby
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Cyd
George Morfogen ...
Max
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Warren Williams
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Reuben (as Henry Sanders)
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Marvin
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Annie O'Neill ...
Dukes Waitress
Michelle Davison ...
Fatburger Waitress
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Blue and Eli, two friends, have problems with women. Blue, a yet-to-be discovered painter is left by his longtime girlfriend, because she considers him too immature for a longlsting relationship. Eli on the other hand, who works in his father's aerobic suit business, is still searching for a woman who is interesting enough to spend more than one night with her. Their friendship is put to a severe test as both fall in love with Liliane, Blue's attractive new gallerist. Written by Robert Zeithammel <zeit@cip.physik.uni-muenchen.de>

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28 September 1984 (USA)  »

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Die Herzensbrecher  »

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The character Arthur Blue (Coyote) is loosely based on fetishistic painter Robert Blue (son of actor Ben Blue) See more »

Quotes

Blue: How come my paintings don't sell?
Eli: You paint things people are ashamed to hang on their walls.
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Performed by Nona Hendryx
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Captures the time perfectly
15 August 2002 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Heartbreakers captures its place and materialistic time perfectly. It is a career peak for both Peter Coyote (projecting the charisma of a young Henry Fonda) and for the underappreciated Max Gail as his artist-nemesis. Carol Wayne, who was relegated through her career to playing arch-bimbos of the 60's pre-feminist variety (especially as Johnny Carson's frequent sidekick on the Tonight Show), turned in a moving performance here; sadly, she drowned not too long after this picture was released. This is well worth checking out, especially if you want to recapture what it felt like to be a single guy in LA in the early 80s.


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