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About Last Night... (1986)

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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Follow two couples as they journey from the bar to the bedroom and are eventually put to the test in the real world.

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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)  »

Also Known As:

Sexual Perversity in Chicago  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,152,469, 7 July 1986

Gross USA:

$38,702,310
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Actress Elizabeth Perkins recalled her first meeting with co-star Demi Moore. Perkins said: "We were fascinated by how much we didn't have in common. She'd never done a play, I'd never done a picture. There was plenty to talk about. When we arrived on the set, which would be our apartment, and found it decorated in detail for each of our characters, Demi said, 'Okay, which bed do you want?' We started giggling, we couldn't stop . . . and suddenly Debbie and Joan were friends . . .". See more »

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During the breakup scene Debbie turns on the light next to Danny and makes the comment about not being in the dark anymore but when the scene ends and it cuts back to Danny the room is dark again. See more »

Quotes

Debbie: That 2nd baseman's got a really nice ass.
Joan: I refuse to go out with a man whose ass is smaller than mine.
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Referenced in Wings: The Customer's Usually Right (1992) See more »

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IF WE CAN GET THROUGH THE NIGHT
Written by Brock Walsh
Performed by Paul Davis
Courtesy of EMI America Records
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one of the best movies on being in love
15 February 2003 | by 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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