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Beyond Therapy (1987)

R | | Comedy | April 1987 (USA)
This is an insane and fast-paced romantic comedy about a bizarre dinner date among Bruce (Goldblum) and Prudence (Hagerty), and their lunatic therapists, and Bruce's jealous, gun-wielding ... See full summary »

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Charlotte
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Bob
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Zizi
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Nicole Evans ...
The Cashier
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Matthew Leonard-Lesniak ...
Mr. Bean (as Matthew Lesniak)
Laure Killing ...
Charlie
Gilbert Blin ...
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Vincent Longuemare ...
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This is an insane and fast-paced romantic comedy about a bizarre dinner date among Bruce (Goldblum) and Prudence (Hagerty), and their lunatic therapists, and Bruce's jealous, gun-wielding homosexual lover Stuart, and Stuart's over-protective mother, and a whole group of very odd New York characters. Will Bruce and Prudence find love amidst all the craziness? Written by nt.1

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It doesn't matter whether you're the doctor, or the patient. In order to establish a successful psychiatric relationship, both sides have to be committed. See more »

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Therapie Zwecklos  »

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$790,000
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The "Beyond Therapy" play opened on Broadway on 26th May 1982 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre and played for twenty-one performances until 13th June 1982. See more »

Quotes

Stuart: I ejaculate quickly on porpoise!
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References Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971) See more »

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Someone To Watch Over Me
Composed by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Performed by Linda Ronstadt with Nelson Riddle and his Orchestra
(from "What's New")
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It's Altman folks and this is one of his worst movies
27 July 2007 | by See all my reviews

I like Altman 's movies "the player""Short cuts " "Gosford park" , etc. But I watched this movie in his premiere in Spain ages ago and it was a comedy( so the promotion said) , so the movie poster said and a comedy for intelligent people bla bla bla This movie is not funny at all , the dialog have no spark , you don't care about the characters at all and I remember I did not laugh in all the movie . If you ever go to a comedy and did not laugh at all you will understand what I'm talking about. It's like torture . Altman is an amazing director, he is capable of making great movies like "The Player " or incredible flops like this one .


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