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Romantic Comedy (1983)

Two of the screen's finest comic actors, Dudley Moore and Mary Steenburgen, star as successful writing partners whose timing is perfect on stage but amusingly pathetic in their love life. In HD.

Director:

Arthur Hiller

Writers:

Bernard Slade (play), Bernard Slade (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dudley Moore ... Jason
Mary Steenburgen ... Phoebe
Frances Sternhagen ... Blanche
Janet Eilber ... Allison
Robyn Douglass ... Kate
Ron Leibman ... Leo
Rozsika Halmos ... Maid
Alexander Lockwood Alexander Lockwood ... Minister
Erica Hiller Erica Hiller ... Young Woman
Sean Patrick Guérin Sean Patrick Guérin ... Timmy (6)
Dick Wieand ... TV Reporter
Brass Adams Brass Adams ... Bartender
Stephen Roberts Stephen Roberts ... Maitre D'
Santos Morales Santos Morales ... Bus Boy
Fran Bennett Fran Bennett ... Doctor #1
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Storyline

Two of the screen's finest comic actors, Dudley Moore and Mary Steenburgen, star as successful writing partners whose timing is perfect on stage but amusingly pathetic in their love life. In HD.

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Plot Keywords:

new york city | based on play | See All (2) »

Taglines:

Only two things can screw up their relationship. He's one. She's the other. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Romantic Comedy! See more »

Filming Locations:

Greenville, South Carolina, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,366,025, 10 October 1983, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,857,733
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono | Dolby Stereo (uncredited)

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

It was during the Broadway run of this play that Mia Farrow met and began seeing Woody Allen. See more »

Goofs

You have Leo's last name listed as Janowitz. In the film, he is called Leo Jessop. See more »

Quotes

Phoebe Craddock: I take it this is my friend and not my agent talking.
Blanche Dailey: I just don't want to see you turn into one of those dotty women writers who drink too much and wear hats.
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Soundtracks

Maybe
Written by Marvin Hamlisch, Carole Bayer Sager, Burt Bacharach
Performed by Peabo Bryson and Roberta Flack
Produced by Carole Bayer Sager
(P) 1983 Capitol Records Inc.
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Fun, Romantic and overall Entertaining.
4 August 2000 | by ellesmomSee all my reviews

I found this movie light and entertaining. I really don't understand why it was abused by the critics. The perfect Dudley Moore vehicle, consisting of comedy in an all too real and serious romantic life situation. NO... it's not an Oscar winner, but it certainly doesn't deserve the bad rating originally heap on it. If you are looking for a true Romantic Comedy... this is the movie you are looking for. It doesn't require that you think and worry about every twist and turn, but does bring true laughter and entertainment into your home.


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