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They All Laughed (1981)

A mad cap private-eye caper about a team of detectives who are following, and are being followed by, a group of beautiful women.

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Peter Bogdanovich
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Audrey Hepburn ... Angela Niotes
Ben Gazzara ... John Russo
Patti Hansen ... Sam (Deborah Wilson)
John Ritter ... Charles Rutledge
Dorothy Stratten ... Dolores Martin
Blaine Novak ... Arthur Brodsky
Linda MacEwen Linda MacEwen ... Amy Lester
George Morfogen George Morfogen ... Leon Leondopolous
Colleen Camp ... Christy Miller
Sean Hepburn Ferrer ... Jose (as Sean Ferrer)
Glenn Scarpelli ... Michael Niotes
Vassili Lambrinos Vassili Lambrinos ... Stavros Niotes
Antonia Bogdanovich ... Stefania Russo
Sashy Bogdanovich Sashy Bogdanovich ... Georgina Russo (as Alexandra Bogdanovich)
Sheila Stodden Sheila Stodden ... Barbara Jo
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Storyline

New York's Odyssey Detective Agency is hired by two different clients to follow two women suspected of infidelity. Ladies' man John Russo trails Angela Niotes, the elegant wife of a wealthy Italian industrialist, while Charles Rutledge and Arthur Brodsky follow Dolores Martin, the beautiful young wife of a jealous husband. Their respective cases are complicated when John falls for Angela, and Charles falls for Dolores. Written by filmfactsman

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A New York Romance See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 March 1982 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Peter Bogdanovich's They All Laughed See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,600,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Dorothy Stratten was murdered soon after production ended. The negative publicity surrounding the tragedy contributed to the film's limited release. See more »

Quotes

Christy Miller: Lousy detectives. Couldn't follow an elephant up 5th. Girls slip through their fingers like sand.
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We thank the people of Manhattan, on whose island this picture was filmed. See more »


Soundtracks

Omaha
Written by Billy Joe Shaver (uncredited) and Hillman Hall (uncredited)
Performed by Waylon Jennings
Courtesy of RCA Records
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Better Than You'd Think
1 October 2002 | by magicstevenSee all my reviews

This film is worth watching. Screwball comedy stylings brought up-to-date... ie 80's New York.

Perhaps this'll move some of you: it made Quentin Tarantino's list of his Top Ten Films of All-Time in 2002.


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