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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)
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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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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15 August 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La chica de rojo  »

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$25,300,000 (USA)
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Though the film was successful at the box-office, Hollywood never produced a sequel to this movie like its source French film Pardon Mon Affaire (1976) which generated a follow-up a year after it was made called Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977) [aka Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! aka We Will All Meet in Paradise]. See more »

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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 »

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[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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Remake of Pardon Mon Affaire (1976) See more »

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I Just Called To Say I Love You
Written by Stevie Wonder
Synthesizers, drums, vocoder: Stevie Wonder
Background vocals: Stevie Wonder
Vocals: Stevie Wonder
Produced by Stevie Wonder
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Gene Wilder goes wild!
6 December 2000 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

"The Woman in Red" is Gene Wilder's somewhat sloppy comedy that's a remake of the 1977 French movie "Pardon Mon Affaire". Wilder did triple duty on this film. He not only stars but also wrote and directed the picture. As a writer and director, he does a so-so job. This movie has alot of silly moments that are totally preposterous. And it contains a few laughable lines of dialogue. But "The Woman in Red" for the most part is a pretty funny film. Wilder is good as Teddy Pierce, a married man who one day see's a beautiful woman wearing a red dress. After catching a glimpse of this woman, he becomes obsessed with her, and can't get her out of his mind. Wilder gets some good support from an exceptional cast which includes Charles Grodin, Joseph Bolonga, Judith Ivey, Kelly LeBrock (as The Woman in Red), and of course Wilder's late wife, Gilda Radner. "The Woman in Red" ain't a great comedy, but a good one. Only if Wilder had done a better directing job this would have been a great farce.

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