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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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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It's about men, women, choices, friendship, love, last night... See more »


Comedy | Drama | Romance


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Release Date:

2 July 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sexual Perversity in Chicago  »

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$38,702,310 (USA)

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The stage debut of David Mamet's play "Sexual Perversity in Chicago" opened in Chicago in June 1974. The production was produced and performed by the Organic Theater Company and directed by Stuart Gordon. See more »


Dan's meal on New Years Eve. See more »


Mr. Favio: You know what you are, Martin? You're a 14-carat fuck-up, that's what you are.
Danny: Something wrong?
Mr. Favio: Goddamn smartmouth. Jesus, you got a mouth! You think people like that mouth? You think customers like it? Mr Big Shot. How come you didn't cut off that dump on canal street?
Danny: The Swallow?
Mr. Favio: Awww, I say dump and he immediately connects with the Swallow! You know what a swallow is?
Danny: Oh let me guess, it's a bird?
Mr. Favio: Yeah it's a bird, a loser bird, a dodo!
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Written by Thom Bishop, Michael Day and Rocky Maffit
Performed by Nancy Shanks
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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