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Heartbreakers (1984)

Blue and Eli, two friends, have problems with women. Blue, a yet-to-be discovered painter is left by his longtime girlfriend, because she considers him too immature for a long lasting ... See full summary »

Director:

Bobby Roth

Writer:

Bobby Roth
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1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Peter Coyote ... Blue
Nick Mancuso ... Eli
Carole Laure ... Liliane
Max Gail ... King
James Laurenson ... Terry Ray
Carol Wayne ... Candy
Jamie Rose ... Libby
Kathryn Harrold ... Cyd
George Morfogen George Morfogen ... Max
Jerry Hardin ... Warren Williams
Henry G. Sanders ... Reuben (as Henry Sanders)
Walter Olkewicz ... Marvin
Terry Wills Terry Wills ... Mortician
Annie O'Neill Annie O'Neill ... Dukes Waitress
Michelle Davison Michelle Davison ... Fatburger Waitress
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Storyline

Blue and Eli, two friends, have problems with women. Blue, a yet-to-be discovered painter is left by his longtime girlfriend, because she considers him too immature for a long lasting relationship. Eli works in his father's aerobic suit business and is still searching for a woman who is interesting enough to spend more than one night with her. Blue and Eli's friendship is put to a severe test as both fall in love with Liliane, Blue's attractive new gallerist. Written by Robert Zeithammel <zeit@cip.physik.uni-muenchen.de>

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If only your friends were as perfect as strangers.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The character Arthur Blue (Coyote) is loosely based on fetishistic painter Robert Blue (son of actor Ben Blue) See more »

Quotes

Blue: How do you like my paintings?
Liliane: You reduce women to objects.
Blue: That's called art.
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Performed by Nona Hendryx
Courtesy of RCA Records
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Stylish and smart.
22 June 2002 | by gridoonSee all my reviews

Stylishly directed, very well-acted, offbeat, adult film with good, complex characterizations and a terrific music score that pushes it forward. The only problems are a certain lack of direction (in the sense of destination and purpose), and some implausible scenes (the behavior of the French woman is rather totally unrealistic). Still, the film is never boring and deserved better than it got from the public. (***)


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$148,750

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$148,750
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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