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About Last Night... (1986)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  2 July 1986 (USA)
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A man and woman meet and try to have a romantic affair, despite their personal problems and the interference of their disapproving friends.

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Danny and Bernie are two single men living their lives on the wild side. But when Danny meets Debbie at a bar and the two start a relationship with a one night stand, Danny's life takes a different turn. How does this passionate night become a full affair and what effect will this relationship have on both people and their friendship with their best mates ? Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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2 July 1986 (USA)  »

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Sexual Perversity in Chicago  »

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$38,702,310 (USA)
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Demi Moore and Rob Lowe had previously co-starred in the previous year's "brat pack" movie St. Elmo's Fire (1985). About Last Night... (1986) was unofficially often partially perceived as some form of spin-off from that picture. See more »

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The froth on Debby's champagne at New Year's Eve. See more »

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Mr. Favio: Business is business! You cut the son of a bitch off!
Danny: Oh, fuck you!
Mr. Favio: Fuck me? Fuck you!
Danny: Fuck You!
Mr. Favio: Fuck You, Martin!
Bernie: Ah, Mr Favio?
Bernie: Fuck you!
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WORDS INTO ACTION
Written by Mike Leeson and Peter Vale
Performed by Jermaine Jackson
Courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.
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10 August 2000 | by (la) – See all my reviews

One of my favorite Mamet scripts, About Last Night is true to life and a fine piece of film. I think most adults have known someone like the Jim Belushi character, or the Elizabeth Perkins character. This is one of the films that really captures real situations and makes them interesting, something that Mamet is the king of. I'm not a Rob Lowe fan, but here he was perfectly cast, as was Moore. If you've ever been single for any period of time, this is a movie for you.


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