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All Night Long (1981)

A drummer plants doubts into the mind of a bandleader about his wife's faithfulness in an attempt to take over the band himself.

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W.D. Richter
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gene Hackman ... George Dupler
Barbra Streisand ... Cheryl Gibbons
Diane Ladd ... Helen Dupler
Dennis Quaid ... Freddie Dupler
Kevin Dobson ... Bobby Gibbons
William Daniels ... Richard H. Copleston
Ann Doran ... Grandmother Gibbons
James Nolan ... Grandfather Gibbons (as Jim Nolan)
Judy Kerr ... Joan Gibbons
Marlyn Gates Marlyn Gates ... Jennifer Gibbons
Raleigh Bond Raleigh Bond ... Ultra-Sav Doctor
Mitzi Hoag Mitzi Hoag ... Nurse
Charles Siebert ... Nevins
James Ingersoll James Ingersoll ... Hutchinson
Tandy Cronyn ... Shuster's Secretary
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Storyline

Executive George Dupler loses his temper and is demoted to the night manager at a 24 hour drugstore. After he suggests to his teenage son Freddie that he stop having an affair with suburban housewife Cheryl Gibbons, who is a distant cousin, Cheryl tries to seduce George. At home, in front of his mother, Freddie accuses his dad of stealing his girl, because he found Cheryl serving George a meal in the middle of the night, while her husband Bobby was on duty at the fire station. George then separates from his wife Helen, quits his job, moves into a warehouse, and asks Cheryl to move in with him. Written by Will Gilbert

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She's got a way with men. And she's getting away with it...

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R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Night People See more »

Filming Locations:

South Pasadena, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,392,852, 8 March 1981, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$4,454,295

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,000,000
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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The UltraSave All-Night Drug Store seen in this picture was so realistic that people went in and tried to shop there. It was explained to them that it was a movie set but one woman exclaimed, "But we NEED a drug store in this area!" See more »

Quotes

George Dupler: Oh, no! How did he die?
Freddie Dupler: I don't know... brain haemorrhoid?
George Dupler: Brain... haemorrhage?
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Alternate Versions

Original Run Time of 100 minutes. Video Version, despite saying true length of 100 minutes, is in fact the theatrical version of 80 minutes. See more »

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References Apocalypse Now (1979) See more »

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Anvil Chorus
from "Il Trovatore"
Composed by Giuseppe Verdi
Performed by The National Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Richard Bonynge
Courtesy of London Records
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1981's spaced out odyssey
3 February 2006 | by ptb-8See all my reviews

This small comedy with a galaxy of Jupiter sized personalities became the comedy Armageddon of it's day. Actually quite funny and now a curiosity piece - albeit forgotten, it is even a surprise to Streisand fans that it exists. I saw it on a 'rescue mission' double feature with CONTINENTAL DIVIDE where these two brief comedies that had a brief release mopped up whatever box office was possible as a duo. Sreisand and Belushi together! Well the box office in Australia actually played a happy tune and this double feature became a sleeper hit for a month or so early in 1982. Then video struck, cinemas closed and that was the end of that. As a suburban farce with "ordinary people characters" played by Oscar winners, it was slumming it a bit (like Fred and Ginger in FOLLOW THE FLEET) but odd enough and with a sprinkling of good laughs worked well enough. Like FOR PETE'S SAKE in 1974, seeing Streisand coupled with ungainly love interest, all set in low income apartments and with blue collar jobs, seems strange after the DOLLY and Fanny glamour...but.... ALL NIGHT LONG as 'the other Streisand film you've never seen' does deserve a better profile... and compared to Adam Sandler comedies is positively a masterpiece of hilarity. Actually it's a wonder we don't get the ANL remake with him and Drew Barrymore... stranger things have happened (MR DEEDS anyone? no? funny about that...) Apparently Streisand was paid $8million, upping the budget to $12 million......!! work that production cost out!


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