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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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(screenplay "Un Elephant Ca Trompe Enormement") (as Jean Loup Dabadie), (screenplay "Un Elephant Ca Trompe Enormement") | 1 more credit »
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Charlotte (as Kelly Le Brock)
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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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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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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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Trivia

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 Nous irons tous au paradis (1977) [aka Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! aka We Will All Meet in Paradise]. See more »

Goofs

When Charlotte gets into the waterbed, there is no sound of the water when she puts her body on the bed. See more »

Quotes

Didi Pierce: [referring to Teddy's friend, Joe, who has been cheating on his wife] Do you know what he did to Theresa, right in front of me?
Teddy Pierce: [Shakes his head]
Didi Pierce: He had his secretary call him and tell him he had work to do at the office.
Teddy Pierce: [laughing nervously, knowing he's about to pull the same trick] You mean that old trick still works?
Didi Pierce: [shaking her head in disbelief] Not anymore!
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Connections

Referenced in The Silence of the Hams (1994) 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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Wilder and Wilder...
5 March 1999 | by (Marietta, OH) – See all my reviews

Wilder's best loved comedy. It's nice to see him behind the camera also in this witty picture about a man enthralled by this model of beauty, played sumptuously by LeBrock, only to find that there's more to loving someone than just a great body. Wilder performs some of his finest screwball comedy and is given great support from Grodin, Ivey, Bologna and Gilda Radner. Stevie Wonder's song is also catchy and adds plenty of flavor to a fun romantic-comedy.


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