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Blind Date (1987)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 27 March 1987 (USA)
A workaholic needs a date for a dinner with new important clientele, but who his brother sets him up with could lead to disaster.

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Storyline

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 »

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Comedy | Romance

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27 March 1987 (USA)  »

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Blake Edwards' Blind Date  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,500,000, 29 March 1987

Gross USA:

$39,321,715
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2.35 : 1
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The meaning of the movie's Blind Date (1987) title is defined by 'The Free Dictionary' website as "a social engagement between two persons who have not previously met, usually arranged by a mutual acquaintance". In the case of this film, the persons are the characters portrayed by Bruce Willis and Kim Basinger. Their blind date is organized by Willis' brother who sets him up with his wife's cousin who is new in town and wants to go out and socialize, but Willis is warned that if she gets intoxicated, she can lose control and go absolutely wild. Willis only receives one warning from the man who sets him up:"Whatever you do, don't let her drink...". See more »

Goofs

At the party scene where Walter gets drunk, he states that the Lakers are tied 106-106 in overtime. Seconds later, as he makes a 'last second shot' with a grape, he says the Lakers are down by one. See more »

Quotes

Nadia Gates: Walter if you will just drop me off at a hotel...
Walter Davis: [cuts off Nadia] What? and bring an end to this glorious evening?
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Connections

References Bonnie and Clyde (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Anybody Seen Her?
Written by L. Russell Brown and Billy Vera
Performed by Billy Vera and The Beaters
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Bruce and Kim make a couple to remember
21 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

Bruce Willis plays a workaholic Walter Davis, whose brother Ted (Phil Hartman) sets him up with this gorgeous woman Nadia Gates (Kim Basinger).There's one thing about Nadia you should know, though.If she has even a little bit of alcohol, she loses control and becomes wild. The legendary director Blake Edwards directed Blind Date in 1987.It has a brilliant cast.Bruce and Kim shine together at the time they were both oh so young.Bruce turned 50 on Saturday and you could say he now has the legend value.In this movie he takes the lead for the first time. The next year, in 1988, he had an action classic called Die Hard coming. Next year there should be coming Die Hard 4.0, so can't wait to see that.Other actors do a great job too.There are John Larroquette as David Bedford, Nadia's ex, who's doing an excellent job and William Daniels, who's known as the voice of KITT in Knight Rider and George Feeny in Boy Meets World is marvelous.Phil Hartman, who is sadly gone now after his wife shot him in 1998, is wonderful.There certainly is a cast to remember.I remember the first time I saw this movie back in 1994.I was the biggest Bruce Willis fan at the time and I enjoyed this movie very much.These days it doesn't work quite as good, but it's still pretty enjoyable flick.It offers some great comedic moments that bring a grin on your face.


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