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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 ... 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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Taglines:

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

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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R | See all certifications »

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Details

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

Gross USA:

$4,454,295

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,454,295
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Production shooting of this movie was shut-down for one week between Lisa Eichhorn being fired and replaced by Barbra Streisand. 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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Referenced in The Nanny: Ode to Barbra Joan (1994) See more »

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Ride Of The Valkyries
Written by Richard Wagner
Performed by London Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Leopold Stokowski
Courtesy of London Records
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An obscure film that deserves to be obscure
21 October 2002 | by sorannoSee all my reviews

Everything about "All Night Long" is off and never turns on. Why is it always the films with the best people that wind up being so bad? In this film's case of wasted star talent, the victim here is Gene Hackman. He portrays a middle aged drug store employee who feels that he has squandered his life so he solves his boredom problems by going on little nighttime charades with the odd insomniacs who prowl the streets during late night. Hackman is extremely miscast in this kind of role and Barbra Streisand's presence doesn't help to save it either.


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