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Surrender (1987)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  9 October 1987 (USA)
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A wealthy writer who has had terrible experiences with money-hungry girlfriends & ex-wives pretends to be a broke, washed-up novelist to see if the woman he loves wants him for himself or just for his money.

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A wealthy writer who has had terrible experiences with money-hungry girlfriends & ex-wives pretends to be a broke, washed-up novelist to see if the woman he loves wants him for himself or just for his money.

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A comedy about two people who wanted each other in the worst way...and that's how they got each other.

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9 October 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cordes et discordes  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$5,711,976 (USA)
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Second film of the 1980s where actor Michael Caine portrayed a suspense writer. Caine had portrayed a stage thriller playwright in Deathtrap (1982) whilst in Surrender (1987) Caine plays a successful mystery novelist. In The Hand (1981), Caine had the lead role of a comic book artist. See more »

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Disappointed
14 September 2002 | by (San Antonio, Texas) – See all my reviews

Three very likable stars do a great job with an old movie premise...for about two-thirds of the film. Girl falls in love with wealthy man pretending to be poor, discovers his deception, feels betrayed....etc. etc. Sound familiar? It is, and Fields, Caine and Guttenburg do a great job...for a while...but even these three can only take a tired story line so far. The show fall apart after the slot machine scene, and try though they may, the cast is unable to eradicate it from the toilet bowl. There are some extremely funny scenes, especially Guttenburg's post-shower phone call with a client, and a lot of double entendre, but sadly, the whole thing comes apart at the seams.


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