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Getting It Right (1989)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 5 May 1989 (USA)
Gavin is 31 years old and still lives with his parents. He is awfully shy but before he knows it there are three women interested in him. Lady Minerva Munday has a casual way of life and ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Gavin Lamb
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Jenny
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Pat Heywood ...
Mrs. Lamb
Bryan Pringle ...
Mr. Lamb
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Joan
Richard Huw ...
Harry
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Sir Gordon Munday
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Mr. Adrian
Shirley Anne Field ...
Anne
Ian Redford ...
Bill
Kevin Drinkwater ...
Winthrop
Rupert Holliday-Evans ...
Peter
June Ellis ...
Mrs. Wagstaffe
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Storyline

Gavin is 31 years old and still lives with his parents. He is awfully shy but before he knows it there are three women interested in him. Lady Minerva Munday has a casual way of life and lives in a basement, Joan is an over-sexed millionairess, married to a Greek architect. But Gavin prefers the ugly assistant in the barbershop. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Gavin is 31... and a virgin. One wild night and three woman later, he's finally... Getting It Right. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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5 May 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

As Atribulações de um Virgem  »

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$960,385 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Gavin: My mum says she's worth her weight in gold.
Jenny: Ooh, in that case, she must be very valuable indeed.
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Getting It Right
Written by Colin Towns, Stephanie Tyrell and Steve Tyrell
Performed by Dusty Springfield
Produced by Steve Tyrell
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They got this one right.
24 March 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

Gavin (Birdsall) is a handsome and proper thirty-something "straight" virgin and a hair cutter in a chic London salon who is surrounded by quirky and idiosyncratic characters. Although not shy, anxiety, trepidation, and the desire to "get it right" has kept him from finding true love.

"Getting It Right", a charming little British romantic comedy, is all about Gavin's quest to find "Ms. Right". Even tempered and self-narrated, "GIR" is laced with droll British humor, offers some pearls of wisdom, and is thoroughly charming. Enjoyable stuff for people like me who are suckers for the romantic comedy genre and into British humor.


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