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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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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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"Do you recognize me? I used to be a respectable citizen. I had a good job and a promising future. I made only one mistake - I went on a blind date. ...Anyone got $10,000 for bail?" See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

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$39,321,715 (USA)
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The character played by Graham Stark, Jordan the Butler, had the same first name as the last name of guitarist Stanley Jordan, who played himself. See more »

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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 »

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[Nadia accepts attorney David Bedford's marriage proposal on the condition that he defend her true love in court]
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One of the best.
27 March 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't know what everyone is talking about. I've seen this movie many times and have it in my collection. I think it is one of the funniest movies I've ever seen, and I've seen many.

I think the movie moves along just fine, the characters are believable, the story is believable, and every actor does better than their best. The casting was perfect. The cinematography, set design, and all other aspects were good too.

It was directed superbly as well. And why not, since it was directed by a master of comedy.

I love it, and intend to see it many more times.

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