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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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Michael Alldredge ...
Mother Malone
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Donna Gibbons ...
Alex
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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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Trivia

Originally this movie was to be made with John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd, but after John Belushi asked his brother James Belushi, who had starred in the play previously, James Belushi said that he didn't want John Belushi to take the part because James Belushi didn't want to be compared with his brother. See more »

Goofs

When Danny enters the bar on St. Patrick's Day he is soaking wet. When he and Debbie go outside seconds later Danny is completely dry. See more »

Quotes

Danny: Oh, you're not leavin' are ya?
Joan: No, we're walking in backwards.
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Referenced in Beauty and the Beast: About Last Night (2014) See more »

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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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