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I Will... I Will... For Now (1976)

Elliott Gould and Diane Keaton take out a lease on love with an option to buy in this glossy romantic comedy costarring Paul Sorvino, Victoria Principal and Candy Clark. Unhappily divorced ... See full summary »

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Norman Panama
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elliott Gould ... Les Bingham
Diane Keaton ... Katie Bingham
Paul Sorvino ... Lou Springer
Victoria Principal ... Jackie Martin
Robert Alda ... Dr. Magnus
Warren Berlinger ... Steve Martin
Madge Sinclair ... Dr. Williams
Candy Clark ... Sally Bingham
Carmen Zapata Carmen Zapata ... Maria
George Tyne ... Dr. Morrison
Helen Funai Helen Funai ... Miss Ito
Sheila Rogers Sheila Rogers ... Miss Donovan
Michele Clinton Michele Clinton ... Hildy
Lou Tiano Lou Tiano ... Ted Davis
Alvin Lum Alvin Lum ... Airlines Clerk
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Elliott Gould and Diane Keaton take out a lease on love with an option to buy in this glossy romantic comedy costarring Paul Sorvino, Victoria Principal and Candy Clark. Unhappily divorced after 10 years of marriage, Les Bingham (Gould) finally convinces his ex-wife Katie (Keaton) to give him another shot. Reluctantly agreeing to a legal arrangement instead of a wedding vow, Les signs a six-month contract, unaware his lawyer (Sorvino) also loves Katie and plans to use the wiles of their sexy neighbor (Principal) to bust up the Binghams for good. Cowritten and directed by Norman Panama (How to Commit Marriage), I Will... I Will... For Now was produced by George Barrie, CEO of Fabergé. A musician-turned-businessman, Barrie would produce over a dozen films, earning Oscar nominations for "All That Love Went to Waste" (A Touch of Class, 1973) and "Now That We're in Love" (Whiffs, 1975), two songs he wrote with Sammy Cahn.

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Katie and Les are having a problem ... it's called 10 years of marriage! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 1976 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Ich will, ich will... vielleicht? See more »

Company Credits

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Brut Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

This film is often cited as a raunchy version of A Touch of Class (1973). Director Norman Panama had previously been nominated three times for an Oscar as a writer, each time as a collaborator with Melvin Frank. Melvin Frank, on his own and without his frequent collaborator Panama, produced "A Touch of Class". See more »

Connections

Referenced in Young, Hot 'n Nasty Teenage Cruisers (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

If We Try
Music by George Barrie
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Sung by Marti McCall
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I Won't, I Won't...For Now
24 July 2002 | by jtissothatchSee all my reviews

This 70's cheeseball features Elliott Gould at his smarmiest, Paul Sorvino at his hammiest, and poor Diane Keaton at her most embarrassed. Plays like an extended episode of "Love, American Style." A snarky embarrassment.


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