Forty-two year old famed composer/playwright George Webber is going through a midlife crisis. He is seriously dating thirty-eight year old actress/singer Samantha Taylor, who he loves, although he admits their connection is more intellectual than it is emotional. She, in turn, loves him, despite barely tolerating his often infantile behavior. This behavior includes spying on a neighbor's sexual encounters with a wide array of women, this spying about which the neighbor knows, as he does it himself. Driving one day, George spots a young woman who he believes is the most beautiful creature he's ever seen - an "eleven" on a scale of ten, tens which he didn't believe existed before her. Beyond the fact that she is probably half his age, a problem with George's infatuation is that she is just off to her own wedding. George and Sam's relationship takes a hit with an argument which is further exacerbated by a series of misunderstandings. As such, George decides to pursue the woman of his ...Written by
The film's "10" title references an attractiveness rating system used by people to rank members of the opposite sex. A '10' is usually the highest score attainable but in the movie Dudley Moore rates Bo Derek as an "11". The movie popularized the rating system, which became a part of common usage and popular culture. Publicity for the actual picture made a movie joke. It was that one man's "10" might be another man's "8½". See more »
Shadow of a helicopter following George Webber when he drives on the highway. See more »
If you were dancing with your wife, or girlfriend you knew in high school, and you said to her, Darling, they're playing our song, do you know what they'd be playing?
Why Don't We Do It In The Road. Fuckin' hell kind of era is that?
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When the credits of the cast begins to scroll up and out of the iris of the telescope's view to George and Samantha's inside penthouse, only the members of the cast are seen and not their characters they played. See more »
The TV print substitutes tamer versions of some of 10's racier moments. In particular, scenes featuring porn star Annette Haven as Dudley Moore's exhibitionist neighbor have been removed, replaced with scenes involving another actress. On scene features Moore's character using a telescope to watch a naked A. Haven making love (in the TV version, we see the substitute actress kissing a man while wearing a robe). A later scene, originally shown as a nude orgy, is replaced by a similar scene, but with everyone wearing bathing suits. In addition, the comedic lovemaking scene between Derek and Moore is played in the dark in the TV version. See more »
In this film, Dudley plays an award-winning composer.
Another brilliant film that'll make you laugh your head off while watching him run around like a maniac in hot sand!
My mother recommended this film to me because I was born after it was released.
Even in today's society, this movie is hilarious! Dudley Moore is a brilliant comedian.
You'll have to add this movie to your "must list" if you're a Dudley Moore fan. Whenever I am in a depressed mood I know I can pop this movie in and Dudley is going to be able to make me laugh once again.
Get this movie if you want a care-free day of fun and light-hearted amusement.
Not as good as Arthur but if you're a Dudley fan like me, you'll love it!
Also, you'll hear some beautiful arrangements played by Dudley Moore himself.
A classic movie that you should not miss.
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