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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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Storyline

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)  »

Also Known As:

Micki & Maude  »

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Box Office

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$26,200,000
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This was the movie that director Blake Edwards made after he departed from production on City Heat (1984) where Edwards had been the original writer and director on the project. Edwards stepped aside (or allegedly was sacked as director) after creative differences with star Clint Eastwood. 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: [telling a spaced out Micki about Rob's infidelity] I have some bad news, Mrs. Salinger. Dr. Fibel and I... how shall I put this. Dr. Fibel and I...
Micki Salinger: It's okay, I know.
Nurse Mary Verbeck: You do?
Micki Salinger: Yes.
Nurse Mary Verbeck: And you don't mind?
Micki Salinger: Why should I mind?
Nurse Mary Verbeck: Frankly, I'm shocked.
Micki Salinger: What am I supposed to do cancel surgery because my doctor's having an affair with his nurse?
Nurse Mary Verbeck: What?
Micki Salinger: [laughing hysterically] You're having an affair with Dr. Fibel.
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Soundtracks

Something New in My Life
Music by Michel Legrand
Lyrics by Alan Bergman & Marilyn Bergman
Performed by Stephen Bishop
Produced by Spencer Proffer
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Hillarious!!!! Rom-Com at it's very best!
10 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

Micki+Maude is one of the most satisfying comedies to come out of Hollywood in the 1980's. It is perhaps Blake Edward's last great film, it is also the film in wich Dudley Moore solidified his position as a like-able Romantic Light Comedian worthy of greats like Cary Grant and Jack Lemon. The plot in itself works thanks to a knockout idea, Dudley Moore + 2 wives = Bigamy x Pregnancy. Any theme like that alone would be funny. Handled by one of the all time great American directors, Blake Edwards and starring Cuddly Dudley, it soars. Amy Irving as Micki, and Anne Reinking as Maude are both very enjoyable and frothy charcters, essential to a romantic comedy. One imagines that if he wanted to Edwards could have made this a straight sequel to his hit 10, with Dud reprising his role as George Webber, with Julie Andrews as Micki and Bo Derk as Maude. But Amy Irving and Anne Reinking do just nicely. Michael Le Grand's themes and songs are nice, and the film amounts to a funny and fitting climax. Edwards employs in the fianl scenes lots of Laurel and Hardy imagery and Dud handles this well. Edwards should be proud because not only has he emulated the greatest work of Stan and Ollie with this film, he has created something that in turn will influence generations of Comedy directors. Why on earth this didn't win any Academy Awards i dont know. I can think of an Actor and a Director who thoroughly deserve them.


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