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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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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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Most of the songs on the soundtrack were by Billy Vera and The Beaters who also appeared in the movie in bar sequence where they play several songs. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Nadia Gates: I just have this chemical imbalance almost like an allergy to alcohol. It just makes me crazy!
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Features The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) See more »

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Written by L. Russell Brown and Billy Vera
Performed by Billy Vera and The Beaters
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A Blinding Mess.
3 November 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Bruce Willis goes on a blind date with Kim Basinger (who loses control when she is drunk) and total chaos strikes. The night goes into a tail-spin very quickly and it appears that Basinger's ex-boyfriend (lawyer John Larroquette) may end up winning her back in the venture. Willis, almost totally ruined by Basinger over the course of the evening, might even get thrown in prison unless....you guessed it, Larroquette helps him out. Naturally, Larroquette's father (a priceless William Daniels) is the judge. Would-be-funny comedy just never does jell too well and only presents stupid alcoholic lush routines for Basinger while the males of the production just act pretty much as scenery. Phil Hartman steals every scene as Willis' annoying brother. 2 stars out of 5.


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