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That's Life! (1986)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  10 October 1986 (USA)
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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... See full summary »

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Holly Parrish
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Father Baragone
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Megan Fairchild Bartlet
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Steve Larwin (as Rob Knepper)
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Larry Bartlet
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Janice Kern
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Kate Fairchild
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Corey (as Theodore Wilson)
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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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The movie was shot in the Malibu beach-side home of director Blake Edwards and actress wife Julie Andrews. See more »

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

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

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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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That's Futile!

Speaking as a Jack Lemmon fan I think this movie is one of his worst. Jack and Julie make a nice couple but aren't able to make this film work. I expected much more from a movie directed by Blake Edwards, music by Henry Mancini (the Pink Panther Series) and two very good actors Jack Lemmon and Julie Andrews.

Apart from the nice scenery, the entire movie is a failure. The plot is average, the characters are absolutely flat and Jack's constant swearing (which annoyed me so much I kept track), didn't give me the slightest feeling I was watching anything worthwhile.

Do yourself a favor and skip this movie, if you can!


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