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That's Life! (1986)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 10 October 1986 (USA)
Harvey and Gillian Fairchild face a very difficult weekend. Harvey, celebrating his 60th birthday, is stressed and depressed. Gillian is awaiting the results of a throat biopsy. Their lives... See full summary »

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Holly Parrish
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Father Baragone
Jennifer Edwards ...
Megan Fairchild Bartlet
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Steve Larwin (as Rob Knepper)
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Larry Bartlet
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Josh Fairchild
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Janice Kern
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Fanny Ward
Emma Walton ...
Kate Fairchild
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Madame Carrie
Teddy Wilson ...
Corey (as Theodore Wilson)
Nicky Blair ...
Andre
Jordan Christopher ...
Dr. Keith Romanis
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Harvey and Gillian Fairchild face a very difficult weekend. Harvey, celebrating his 60th birthday, is stressed and depressed. Gillian is awaiting the results of a throat biopsy. Their lives are further complicated by their three grown children, a ditsy neighbor, a fortune teller, and an alcoholic priest. Written by Jeanne Armintrout <jeannee@uwyo.edu>

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Comedy | Drama

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10 October 1986 (USA)  »

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Blake Edwards' That's Life!  »

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$4,079,895 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The movie was filmed around late September, October and November 1985. See more »

Goofs

Microphone shadow visible during party scene in the tent. See more »

Connections

Featured in Siskel & Ebert: Episode dated 27 September 1986 (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

JUSTICE
Written by Bruce MacPherson and Jocko Marcellino
Produced by Peter Bunetta and Rick Chudacoff for Ripe Productions
Performed by The Magistrates
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One of my most favorite films!!

That's Life is a screen marvel. Julie Andrews is amazing and the heart of the movie, as usual. Jack Lemmon is wonderful, but Julie really takes the cake. That's Life is a home movie filmed at husband and wife (director and star) Julie Andrews and Blake Edwards own Malibu mansion. The movie stars two of (out of five) Julie and Blake's kids, Emma Walton and Jennifer Edwards and Jack Lemmon's son Chris. Even Julie and Blake's dog is in it! This movie is just plain awesome! Julie Andrews more than definately deserves the Golden Globe nomination she received for it!


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