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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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Bernie (as James Belushi)
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Mother Malone
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Leslie
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Mrs. Lyons (as Rosana De Soto)
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Carrie
Robert Neches ...
Gary
Joe Greco ...
Gus
Ada Maris ...
Carmen
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Storyline

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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1.85 : 1
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Star Rob Lowe saw his Danny Martin character as "a kind of sponge. His opinions are echoes. He's as good as the last person he talked to. He has to love - and lose - Debbie to become his own man". See more »

Goofs

The clock in Dan's City Diner when Litco is giving him the first delivery of stolen restaurant supplies. See more »

Quotes

Danny: That's good! Now maybe you could find it in your heart to take this thing and shove it up your ass.
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Referenced in Wings: The Customer's Usually Right (1992) See more »

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SO FAR, SO GOOD
Written by Tom Snow and Cynthia Weil
Performed by Sheena Easton
Courtesy of EMI Records Ltd.
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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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