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Blind Date (1987)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 27 March 1987 (USA)
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Walter Davis is a workaholic. His attention is all to his work and very little to his personal life or appearance. Now he needs a date to take to his company's business dinner with a new ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jordan the Butler
Nadia's Mother
Jeannie Elias ...
Walter's Secretary
Herb Tanney ...
Minister (as Sacerdo Tanney)
Mrs. Gruen
Mr. Yakamoto


Walter Davis is a workaholic. His attention is all to his work and very little to his personal life or appearance. Now he needs a date to take to his company's business dinner with a new important Japanese client. His brother sets him up with his wife's cousin Nadia, who is new in town and wants to socialize, but he was warned that if she gets drunk, she loses control and becomes wild. How will the date turn out - especially when they encounter Nadia's ex-boyfriend David? Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>

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A date with her is every man's dream come true. And with dreams like her - who needs nightmares? See more »


Comedy | Romance


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Release Date:

27 March 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blake Edwards' Blind Date  »

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Box Office


$18,000,000 (estimated)


$39,321,715 (USA)

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2.35 : 1
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The movie was filmed during May, June and July 1986. See more »


During the disco fight scene, the paint on David's face alternates between being spotty and smeared between shots. See more »


David Bedford: I swear on my mother's grave.
Judge Harold Bedford: Your mother is playing the back 9 at Bellaire.
David Bedford: I was speaking in the future tense.
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I never understood why this film was criticised so much
26 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

I saw this film when it first came out and I laughed out loud at quite a few scenes and thoroughly enjoyed it. Both Bruce Willis and Kim Basinger are excellent and there was obvious comic chemistry between them. There also plenty of great lines and performances from the supporting cast too, especially from John Larroquette (Basinger's psychotically obsessed erstwhile boyfriend). It was a complete mystery to me why it was so panned on release, but reading some of the comments here I am glad to see that this minor gem is finally getting the recognition it deserves. All I'll add is: dobermans, golf balls, moonwalking and an abject lesson in why you should never get your new girlfriend drunk.

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