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Director:
Writers:
David Mamet (play)
Tim Kazurinsky (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
2 July 1986 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Making love was easy...being in love difficult. See more »
Plot:
A man and woman meet and try to have a romantic affair, despite their personal problems and the interference of their disapproving friends. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win See more »
User Reviews:
One of the Best Movies about Sex, Love and Immature Relationship See more (69 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Rob Lowe ... Danny Martin

Demi Moore ... Debbie Sullivan

James Belushi ... Bernie Litgo

Elizabeth Perkins ... Joan

George DiCenzo ... Mr. Favio
Michael Alldredge ... Mother Malone

Robin Thomas Grossman ... Steve Carlson (as Robin Thomas)
Donna Gibbons ... Alex

Megan Mullally ... Pat

Patricia Duff ... Leslie

Rosanna DeSoto ... Mrs. Lyons (as Rosana De Soto)

Sachi Parker ... Carrie
Robert Neches ... Gary
Joe Greco ... Gus
Ada Maris ... Carmen

Rebeca Arthur ... Crystal

Tim Kazurinsky ... Colin
Kevin Bourland ... Ira
Dean Bastounes ... Man in Joan's Apartment
Charlotte Maier ... Madge
Marjorie Bransfield ... Gloria
Kimberley Pistone ... Girl at Bar
Lindy Huddleson ... Lisa

Raffi Di Blasio ... Kid #1 (as Raffi DiBlasio)
Sheenika Smith ... Kid #2
Heath Wagerman ... Kid #3
Brie O'Banion ... Kid #4
Dawn Arnemann ... Ruthie

Catherine Keener ... Cocktail Waitress

Steven Eckholdt ... Man in Bar
Robert B. Durkin ... Friend of Danny & Bernie
Ray Wohl ... Friend of Danny & Bernie
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kevin Bassett ... Baseball extra (uncredited)

James Kall ... Softball Player (uncredited)

John Richard Petersen ... Man on Elevated Train (uncredited)

Diana Simonzadeh ... Girl at Biograph Theatre (uncredited)

Directed by
Edward Zwick 
 
Writing credits
David Mamet (play "Sexual Perversity in Chicago")

Tim Kazurinsky (screenplay) and
Denise DeClue (screenplay)

Produced by
Jason Brett .... producer
E. Darrell Hallenbeck .... associate producer
Stuart Oken .... producer
Arnold Stiefel .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Miles Goodman 
 
Cinematography by
Andrew Dintenfass 
 
Film Editing by
Harry Keramidas 
 
Casting by
Gail Eisenstadt 
 
Production Design by
Ida Random 
 
Set Decoration by
Chris Butler 
 
Costume Design by
Deborah Lynn Scott  (as Deborah L. Scott)
 
Makeup Department
Robyn Goldman .... hair stylist: Chicago
Brian J. Kossman .... makeup artist: Chicago (as Brian Kossman)
Gail Rowell-Ryan .... hair stylist (as Gail Ryan)
Robert Ryan .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
E. Darrell Hallenbeck .... unit production manager
Ted Zachary .... executive in charge of production (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Julie Chandler .... second second assistant director: Chicago (as Julia A. Chandler)
Donald P.H. Eaton .... second assistant director (as Donald Eaton)
Wendy Ikeguchi .... dga trainee
Stefanie Moore .... second second assistant director: Chicago
Mark Piznarski .... second second assistant director: Chicago
Allan Wertheim .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Jean Alan .... set decorator: Chicago
Beverli Eagan .... set designer
William A. Elliott .... assistant art director (as William Elliott)
Robert E. Knight .... supervising signwriter
Michael Kohan .... assistant property master
Karen B. Mazzulla .... assistant property master: Chicago
Michael Schmidt .... lead man (as Michael J. Schmidt)
Arthur Shippee .... property master (as Arthur Shipee Jr.)
George Stokes .... construction coordinator
Danae Walczak .... lead person: Chicago
 
Sound Department
Rick Ash .... adr mixer
Rick Ash .... foley mixer
William C. Carruth .... foley editor (as William Carruth)
Evelyn Dutton .... foley walker
Terrance Emerson .... boom operator
Sukey Fontelieu .... sound editor
Michael C. Gutierrez .... sound editor (as Michael Guiterrez)
Jerelyn J. Harding .... sound editor (as Jerelyn Golding)
Dale R. Janus .... cable person: Chicago (as Dale Janus)
David J. Kimball .... sound re-recording mixer (as David Kimball)
Rick Kline .... sound re-recording mixer
Gregg Landaker .... sound re-recording mixer
Janet Fiona Mason .... assistant sound editor
Jacques Nosco .... production sound mixer
Mark Pappas .... assistant sound editor
Geoffrey Patterson .... cable person (as Geoffrey Lucius Patterson)
Gary Ritchie .... sound re-recordist
Victoria Rose Sampson .... supervising sound editor
Eric Shrader .... adr editor (as Erik Schrader)
Jerry Trent .... foley artist
 
Special Effects by
Darrell Pritchett .... special effects
Brian Tipton .... special effects: first unit (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Steve Adams .... best boy electric
Art Bartels .... best boy grip: Chicago
Ron Batzdorff .... still photographer
Kelly R. Borisy .... grip
Donald Carlson .... first assistant camera: Chicago (as Donald C. Carlson)
Robert C. Carlson .... second assistant camera: Chicago
Frederick Hamm .... second assistant camera
Kit Kalionzes .... first assistant camera
Michael M. Krevitt .... grip: Chicago
Dan Lerner .... camera operator
William Mareneck .... set lighting technician: los angeles
Frank Miller .... camera operator: Chicago (as Frank M. Miller)
Mike Moyer .... best boy electric: Chicago
Dick Oakes .... electrician: Chicago
Bruce Olinder .... gaffer
Harold Rabuse .... key grip
Rebel Schunke .... dolly grip
Sandy Williams .... second grip
James Zenk .... still photographer: Chicago
William Allen Jr. .... electrician (uncredited)
Paul Jacobsen .... set lighting technician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Barbara Harris .... adr casting
Catherine Jane Holzer .... extras casting assistant (as Catherine Holzer-Ballowe)
Catherine Keener .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Dallas D. Dornan .... costumer
Julie Starr Dresner .... costume supervisor: women
George L. Little .... costume supervisor: men
Sherry Thompson .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Rick Arbuckle .... post-production assistant
Linda Folk .... second assistant film editor
Stephen Fox .... assistant editor: Chicago
Rose Kuo .... second assistant editor: Chicago
Alexandra Leviloff .... assistant film editor
Marc Solakian .... post-production assistant
 
Music Department
George Doering .... musician
Bones Howe .... music supervisor
Joel Moss .... scoring mixer
Curtis Roush .... music editor
Timothy R. Sexton .... executive in charge of music
 
Transportation Department
Fritz Braden .... transportation coordinator
Richard Deangelo .... transportation captain: Chicago (as Richard DeAngelo)
Benson Jones .... transportation captain
 
Other crew
Deb Acker .... production assistant: Chicago (as Deborah Acker)
Lea Andrews .... production coordinator
Alison Balian .... assistant: Mr. Brett & Mr. Oken
Gayle F. Bohnoff .... video research
Cathryn Bulicek .... production assistant: Chicago
Ramona De Pippo .... assistant accountant
Sonny P. Filippini .... script supervisor
Marty Fraser .... location manager: Chicago
Tim Kazurinsky .... co-scenarist
James Kramer .... assistant: Mr. Zwick
Solomon J. LeFlore .... production financing
Michael Lewis .... production assistant
Richard Lorenzana .... production accountant
Linda Lowy .... assistant: Mr. Brett & Mr. Oken, Chicago
Frank Nichols .... craft service: Chicago
Sam Rath .... location scout
Ira S. Rosenstein .... location manager (as Ira Stanley Rosenstein)
Constance G. Rowbotham .... production coordinator (as C.G. Rowbotham)
Nina Saxon .... title designer
Jackson Sousa .... fitness trainer: Rob Lowe and Demi Moore
Gardner Stern .... caterer: Chicago
Susan Trembly .... unit publicist
Ron Weber .... craft service (as Ronald Weber)
Kevin Bassett .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Gail Eisenstadt .... dedicatee
 

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113 min
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Color (Metrocolor)
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Trivia:
Debut film of actress Elizabeth Perkins.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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:
Bernie:Was that the chick from last night?
Danny:Yeah, I picked up the phone and she was already on the line.
Bernie:Yeah, right. Pull this leg and it plays jingle bells.
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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
One of the Best Movies about Sex, Love and Immature Relationship, 13 June 2012
Author: Claudio Carvalho from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

In Chicago, the salesmen of restaurant supplies Danny Martin (Rob Lowe) and Bernie Litgo (James Belushi) are best friends and womanizers. One night, the handsome Danny meets Deborah 'Debbie' Sullivan (Demi Moore) in a bar and they have one night stand. Debbie works in an advertisement agency and lives with her roommate and best friend, the kindergarten teacher Joan Gunther (Elizabeth Perkins), and falls in love with Danny.

The infatuated Debbie moves to Danny's apartment and they have great sex but very few conversation. Their closest friends Joan and Bernie frequently try to sabotage their relationship. Five months later, Danny breaks with her and the brokenhearted Debbie returns to Joan's apartment. Meanwhile Danny grows up and misses Debbie, but maybe it might be too late for reconciliation.

"About Last Night…" is one of the best movies about love, sex and immature relationship from the 80's and one of my favorite films ever. The charming lead characters are wonderfully performed by Demi Moore and Rob Lowe that show a magnificent chemistry.

The story is realistic and shows the difficulties of a young couple to live together, with four young central characters of twenty and something years old: Debbie is a young woman that has an affair with her boss and has a crush on Danny and wants a steady relationship. Danny is an insecure man frustrated with his work that does not want to have a commitment with Debbie. Bernie is chauvinist pig that sees women as sexual objects. And Joan is a frustrated woman that is constantly dumped by her boyfriends.

"About Last Night…" is a cult for people from my generation that certainly will find identification with the lead characters and their relationships. Last but not the least, Demi Moore is delightful to be seen in the 80's ("No Small Affair"; "St. Elmo's Fire" and "About Last Night"). My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "Sobre Ontem a Noite…" ("About Last Night...")

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