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About Last Night... (1986)

 -  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)  »

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 »

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

Quotes

Danny: Hey, know one thing - I never screwed around on you.
Debbie: Oh, well, let's just give the boy a medal! I didn't realise it was such a sacrifice.
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IF ANYBODY HAD A HEART
Written by JD Souther and Danny Kortchmar
Performed by John Waite
Courtesy of EMI America Records
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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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