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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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japanese | wife | present | nudity | son | See All (96) »

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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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27 March 1987 (USA)  »

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Blake Edwards' Blind Date  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

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$39,321,715 (USA)
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A rare instance of a Blake Edwards film where Edwards is not a credited writer on it. See more »

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

Quotes

Ted Davis: ...but don't get her drunk. If you get her drunk,
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Ted Davis: she loses control!
Walter Davis: Ted, are we talking a loss of inhibitions here, or does she pee on the floor?
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Referenced in Tanguy (2001) See more »

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Simply Meant to Be
Written by Henry Mancini, George Merrill and Shannon Rubicam
Performed by Gary Morris and Jennifer Warnes
Gary Morris courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
Jennifer Warnes courtesy of Cypress Records
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A proper comedy from the eighties
12 April 2006 | by (Archangel, Russia) – See all my reviews

This movie is an easy-going one. Light atmosphere, nice gags, good and not-so-good joking all the way, young Kim and Bruce, and fine urban/suburban scenery. It's kind of a very warm family movie that can suit nearly every evening when there is nothing to do (though some humour is rather adult). My opinion is that they could not handle the script better than this.

Don't know how about others, but to me this movie is very neat and quite funny. Though they shouldn't have called the dog "Rambo", while "First Blood" is one of my absolute favourites. How dare they! Solid 7 out of 10. Thanks for attention.


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