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The Woman in Red (1984)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 15 August 1984 (USA)
On his way to work, Teddy spots Charlotte - an incredibly beautiful Woman in Red. He really wants to meet her - but what would his wife say?

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Joey
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Didi Pierce
Michael Huddleston ...
Mikey
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Charlotte (as Kelly Le Brock)
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Ms. Milner
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Richard (as Kyle Heffner)
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Shelly
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Bartender
Kyra Stempel ...
Missy Pierce
Robin Ignico ...
Becky Pierce
Viola Kates Stimpson ...
Mama Dell
Danny Wells ...
Maitre D'
Buddy Silberman ...
Gilbert
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Storyline

Teddy is a middle-aged man who has a good wife, kids, friends and a fine job. You could say that he has everything he wants; but he doesn't. One day he sees a gorgeous woman in a red dress, and goes crazy! He must have her... Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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Shy, quiet Teddy Pierce wanted a little adventure. And one day it walked into his life in a red silk dress. Now his wife is packing a gun. His friends are going nuts trying to cover for him and he's about to get caught with his pants down on the six o'clock news. Be very careful of what you want... Because you just might get it. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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15 August 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La chica de rojo  »

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$25,300,000 (USA)
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Trivia

While not the first movie to be given a PG-13 rating, it is the first PG-13 movie to feature frontal (but brief) nudity by the main actress, Kelly Le Brock. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene, Theodore Pierce is shown on a ledge with his back up against the building. The ledge is reasonably wide, and his feet are clearly at least a couple of feet from the edge. When the camera goes in for a closeup, however, his feet are right at the edge, implying a much narrower ledge. In addition to the above, in the long shot, he is standing in front of the window . . . the seagull lands . . . and cut to the closeup, he is now on the ledge between two windows. There was not enough "real time" for him to move sideways on the ledge. See more »

Quotes

Charlotte: Now listen here, teddy bear. Four weeks ago, you were a cute, available, old-fashioned guy who liked horse riding. In a month you got married, you had two daughters and you can't ride a horse to save your life!
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Connections

Referenced in Remote Control (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Love Light In Flight
Written by Stevie Wonder
Synthesizers, drums: Stevie Wonder
Background vocals: Antoinette Wood, Finis Henderson III, Eugene Van Buren (as Gene Van Buren) & Portia Griffin
Produced by Stevie Wonder
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Drastically Underrated movie
11 February 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

TWIR is a classic in a way that many others claim to be...but aren't. As a comedy I don't think it has you bending over in fits of laughter, but there are some great scenes in there. Kelly Le Brock's character remains one of the hottest characters even to grace the screen. She was simply gorgeous and a knockout - a perfect fit for the role.

The combination of great soundtrack courtesy of Stevie Wonder, the wonderful acting of Wilder, and the indescribable beauty of Le Brock form a powerful combination that helps explain why people are still watching this flick today - 23 years on!!

I'd like to hear from those who gave it low votes - just what was missing from the film that you wanted to see?


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