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About Last Night... (1986)

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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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Mother Malone
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Donna Gibbons ...
Alex
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Leslie
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Carrie
Robert Neches ...
Gary
Joe Greco ...
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Ada Maris ...
Carmen
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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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Making love was easy...being in love difficult. See more »

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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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Stuart Oken, one of the movie's producers, who was involved in an earlier production of the film's source play as managing director of the Chicago city's Organic Theatre Comapny, said: "We've altered [David] Mamet's work to reflect the difference we perceive in the 'sexual politics' of the [nineteen] eighties [decade]. Mamet saw the romance as doomed from the start. We hold out hope that these two people can successfully navigate their way through the singles' maze and build the foundation for a more meaningful relationship. No promises, mind you. Just a shot at it". See more »

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The end of the movie apparently takes place when the softball team has a spring practice. However, we see that the leaves are changing. See more »

Quotes

Bernie: [Danny tells Bernie that he told Debbie he loves her] Ooohhhh! Dan, Dan, Dan, Dan, Dan, Dan, Dan!
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Bernie: Who said it first?
Danny: I did.
Bernie: Ooohhhh! Dan, Dan, Dan, Dan, Dan, Dan, Dan!
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Bernie: Was it before you came, or after?
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'TIL YOU LOVE SOMEBODY
Written by Bob Marlette and Sue Shifrin
Performed by Michael Henderson
Courtesy of EMI America Records
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one of the best movies on being in love
15 February 2003 | by (texas) – See all my reviews

This movie is extremely entertaining and moving. Neither Demi Moore nor Rob Lowe has ever looked better (and you get to see plenty of them). The last scene never fails to get me, and the whole movie rings incredibly true on being in love. Hell, Demi Moore even looks and acts like a girlfriend I had when I was a little bit younger. This is a funny, smart movie that stays with you forever, and I will pay it the ultimate compliment: We are lucky it was made. Vastly underrated on this site, About Last Night is a ten.


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