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Racquet (1979)

R | | Comedy, Sport | June 1979 (USA)
Centred around a former tennis champ who swings with the girls and volleying straight sets with the rich and famous while set on owning his own tennis court.

Director:

David Winters

Writers:

Steve Michaels (screenplay), Earle Doud (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bert Convy ... Tommy Everett
Lynda Day George ... Monica Gordon
Edie Adams ... Leslie Sargent
Phil Silvers ... Arthur Sargent
Bobby Riggs ... Charlie
Tanya Roberts ... Bambi
Bruce Kimmel Bruce Kimmel ... Arnold
Dorothy Konrad Dorothy Konrad ... Mrs. Kaufman
Björn Borg ... Himself
Monti Rock III Monti Rock III ... Scotty
Katherine Moffat Katherine Moffat ... Melissa (as Kitty Ruth)
Susan Tyrrell ... Miss Baxter
Dick Yarmy Dick Yarmy ... Cab Driver
Bob Basso Bob Basso ... Al
Charlie Tuna Charlie Tuna ... T.V. Announcer
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Centred around a former tennis champ who swings with the girls and volleying straight sets with the rich and famous while set on owning his own tennis court.

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Plot Keywords:

tennis | independent film | See All (2) »

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...A love game. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Sport

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

June 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Erävoitto vuoteessa See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

This tennis club comedy, a flop at the box-office, was actually released just over a year before the golf club comedy, Caddyshack (1980), which was a box-office hit. See more »

Goofs

When Tommy Everett and Monica Gordon drive from Malibu to the tennis tournament in Big Sur they would have to drive north along the Pacific Coast Highway to get there. However the film footage shows them driving on the ocean side of the road -which is the southbound direction headed away from Big Sur. See more »

Quotes

Tommy: Oh yeah, I almost forgot, who am I next Saturday?
Leslie: Your Evel Knievel.
Tommy: And who are you gonna be?
Leslie: The Grand Canyon.
Tommy: [after shutting the door] You sure are.
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Soundtracks

It's Time for You and I
Music by Michel Rubini
Lyrics by Guy Finley
Vocals Performed by Sally Stevens and Judd Hamilton
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Could be the worst movie ever...Bert Convey was the STAR!!!
13 April 2000 | by mark-162See all my reviews

I played this movie when I managed a theatre in Tucson, Az. I believed it opened on Friday and closed on Wednesday. It's not even bad enough to be good. I've always felt bad for Phil Silvers. Thank God nobody saw this abomination!


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