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Blind Date (1987)

 -  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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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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$18,000,000 (estimated)

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$39,321,715 (USA)
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One of many collaborations of composer Henry Mancini and director Blake Edwards. 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 »

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Nadia Gates: [inspects painting] Oh! This looks Japanese. "Master and Concubines"?
Walter Davis: It's Yakamoto!
Nadia Gates: What is?
Walter Davis: No, no, the reason for this big business dinner tonight is this Japanese industrialist new client of ours. He's old world Japanese and he's got a wife that's more like a slave and he keeps concubines!
Nadia Gates: You gotta be kidding me.
Walter Davis: No, no, his wife knows all about it. It's "traditional" or something.
Nadia Gates: Tell me something, Walter: Are you into those kind of "traditions"?
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Walter Davis: [chuckles] No, I'm actually a ...
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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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