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Micki + Maude (1984)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 21 December 1984 (USA)
A bigamist must keep his wives from meeting each other, which becomes tricky when they're both pregnant.

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Rob Salinger
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Maude Salinger
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Micki Salinger
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Leo Brody
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Dr. Eugene Glztszki
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Dr. Elliot Fibel
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Hap Ludlow
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Barkhas Guillory
Lu Leonard ...
Nurse Mary Verbeck
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Diana Hutchison
Robert Symonds ...
Ezra Hutchison
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Governor Lanford
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Dr. Kondoleon
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Interior Decorator
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TV Cameraman
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TV reporter Rob Salinger is married to Micki, but because she's always busy working, they hardly ever spend time together. One night at which he got stood up by Micki again, Rob meets cellist Maude and they soon get romanticly involved. When it turns out Maude is pregnant with his baby, Rob decides to marry Maude. When he's on the verge of telling Micki, she tells him she's pregnant, so he doesn't have the heart to leave her, but he marries Maude anyway. Now married to two pregnant women who don't know about each other, Rob has a busy time taking care of both and keep them from finding out. Written by Leon Wolters <wolters@strw.LeidenUniv.nl>

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Micki was the only woman he ever wanted to marry. Until he met Maude. So, he did what any honorable man would do. He married them both.

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Comedy | Romance

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Release Date:

21 December 1984 (USA)  »

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Micki & Maude  »

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$26,200,000 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Dudley Moore recommended Amy Irving for the part of Maude and got her. According to Barbra Paskin's biography "Dudley Moore: The Melancholy Clown" (2000), Moore "...was a staunch admirer of the beautiful actress with the renaissance face, and had she not been married at the time to Steven Spielberg...he would have pursued her into a romance". See more »

Goofs

When the wives go to the OB/GYNE they go into rooms next to each other. Micki goes into an exam room on the right with the nurse's desk clearly to the right. However, when she is seen exiting, she exits an exam room that is blocked by the nurse's desk area. See more »

Quotes

Nurse Mary Verbeck: [in the scrub room before Micki's surgery] They know.
Dr. Elliot Fibel: They know what? Who?
Nurse Mary Verbeck: The Salingers. They know I worship your body like a French cathedral.
Dr. Elliot Fibel: I don't care who knows, Mary. You're my woman and I'm your man!
Dr. Elliot Fibel: [they kiss passionately] Never the less, if they can keep a secret, ha ha, so can I.
[they kiss again]
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Features The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958) See more »

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On the Sunny Side of the Street
Written by Dorothy Fields and Jimmy McHugh
Performed by Frank Sinatra
Courtesy of Capitol Records, Inc.
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Another Smart and Winning Comedy from Blake Edwards and Dudley Moore....
5 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Five years after the success of "10", Blake Edwards and Dudley Moore hit another bullseye with MICKI & MAUDE, a stylish and very funny romantic comedy about a newsmagazine reporter (Moore) married to a workaholic attorney named Micki (Ann Reinking) who longs to be a father and begins an affair with an attractive and funny cellist named Maude (Amy Irving) who he gets pregnant. He agrees to divorce Micki and marry Maude until Micki announces she is also pregnant. Since Micki's pregnancy is high risk, he doesn't want to stress her out so he marries Maude without divorcing Micki and that's when his life becomes complicated to no end. The three stars are absolutely wonderful in their roles. Moore won a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Comedy. Richard Mulligan, George Gaynes, and Wallace Shawn offer strong support as Moore's boss and as the ladies' doctors. Though the film is a little on the long side, it remains thoroughly entertaining from beginning to end with one of Moore's best performances.


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