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The Woman in Red (1984)

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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)
Michael Zorek ...
Shelly
Billy Beck ...
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, a fine job and a girlfriend. 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 gets crazy!!! He must have her... Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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He's head over heels and headed straight for trouble! 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

Gene Wilder's most successful film as a director at the box-office. Wilder performed a number of roles on the picture, being also the writer and lead actor. Despite its success at the box-office, the movie was Wilder's penultimate film as a director, Haunted Honeymoon (1986) being his last. See more »

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In the opening scene, Teddy Pierce is standing on a ledge in front of an open window. However, in the very next shot (a close-up), the window is closed. See more »

Quotes

[Didi takes a gun out of her dresser drawer. It goes off accidentally in the process, making for an understandably panicked Teddy]
Teddy Pierce: Do you realize you could have shot me?
Didi Pierce: I would never do that... not without good reason!
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Referenced in Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

It's More Than You
Written by Ben Bridges
Piano, synthesizer, drums: Isaiah Sanders
Guitar: Ben Bridges
Bass: Nathan Watts
Produced by Stevie Wonder
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User Reviews

 
Yo, what's with the lousy ratings?
22 November 2000 | by (West Chester, Pa) – See all my reviews

There's a lot of things going for this movie: 1) Great, great Stevie Wonder musical score; 2) Gene Wilder in real romantic distress, and 3) first class ensemble work involving Gilda Radner, Joseph Bologna, Judith Ivey, Charles Grodin and others. Each of four very close friends encounters extra-relationship entanglement, film centers on Wilder's infatuation with much younger model LeBrock. The real fun is in the interaction between and among Wilder's friends, a truly enjoyable experience. Lots of negative comments here on IMDb related to "the original" movie (which I haven't seen) - I think it's only fair to judge this one on its own merits. I could watch this movie 20 times, in fact, I HAVE watched this movie 20 times. With apologies to all the bashers I give it 10 out of 10.


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