Burt Reynolds is an attractive middle-aged man who suffers a crisis of confidence when ditched by his ambitious singer wife (Candice Bergen), until he begins to forge a new new relationship with an equally insecure teacher (Jill Clayburgh). But when the wife attempts a reconciliation - seduction followed by a truly excruciating song she has composed for him - he realizes where his loyalty lies.
Share with someone you love a warm and wonderful romantic comedy!
See more »
Did You Know?
Reportedly, according to the 29th November 1979 edition of show-business trade paper 'Daily Variety', the movie was a record-breaker at the American domestic box-office stateside for the Paramount Pictures studio, setting a record for the highest ever grossing release for a film released in the Fall (Autumn) season, grossing US $26.5 million after fifty-two days in cinemas. See more
In the scene in which Marilyn is teaching her pupils to sublimate their anger by stomping their feet rather than hitting, she asks the children what they should do instead of hitting. One little boy, screen left, begins stomping his feet and making fists, despite the fact that Marilyn hasn't demonstrated the technique yet. An adult next to him leans down and whispers in his ear, and he not only stops, he wanders off behind some playground equipment and hides, apparently embarrassed at jumping the gun. See more
Mr. Potter, class doesn't let out until 10.
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager
Sung by Candice Bergen See more