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Just the Way You Are (1984)

Susan is a young, beautiful and successful flute player, but because of her physical handicap, a lame leg, she is having difficulties finding Mr. Right. While on tour in France, she decides... See full summary »

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Cast

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Susan Berlanger
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Peter Nichols
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Lisa Elliott
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Francois Rossignol
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Nicole Schallon
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Sam Carpenter
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Bobbie
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Jack the Answering Service Guy
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Frank Bantam (as Timothy Daly)
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Steve Haslachez
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Desk Clerk, Hotel Monte Blanc
André Oumansky ...
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Earl Cooper, Frank's Boss
Joyce Gordon ...
Answering Service Lady
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Theater Assistant Manager
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Susan is a young, beautiful and successful flute player, but because of her physical handicap, a lame leg, she is having difficulties finding Mr. Right. While on tour in France, she decides to spend a few days on a ski resort wearing a fake cast around her lame leg to make sure her handicap goes unnoticed. Once arrived, she meets Peter, a handsome photographer... Written by Homme A. Piest <piest@pobox.leidenuniv.nl>

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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16 November 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I Won't Dance  »

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Opening Weekend:

$2,291,803 (USA) (18 November 1984)

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$7,889,694 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Filming was delayed for a full year after star 'Kristy Mcnichol' developed a "chemical imbalance" and could not continue filming. She recovered in just two weeks, but the snowy second half of the film required waiting until next winter to shoot it. See more »

Goofs

After getting paint on the back of his overcoat carrying Susan Berlanger up the stairs, Sam Carpenter returns to the cab without any paint on his overcoat. See more »

Connections

References The Kid (1921) See more »

Soundtracks

Whirly Girl
Written by Ish Ledesma
Performed by OXO
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I like this movie!!!!
30 November 2000 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

This movie is about a flutist that has a lame leg. She wants to see if people would treat her differently if they didn't know she was handicapped. So she talks a French doctor into putting a cast on her leg. She does and decides to go into the Mountains to a ski Resort. She finds love, friendship and finds life. Great movie I like Kristy in this movie. The music keeps you into the movie. I still watch it every time I see it on. Something to watch when it is cold outside and want something to watch that makes you laugh. Romance and comedy mixed well. Enjoy!!!


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