With the help of a talking freeway billboard, a wacky weatherman tries to win the heart of an English newspaper reporter, who is struggling to make sense of the strange world of early 1990s Los Angeles.
Richard E. Grant
Joe Mulholland, Head of Production at a Hollywood studio, makes a rather fool-hardy promise to a dying friend. He undertakes to make a major movie using the title - if not the content - of ... See full summary »
When shy Larry Hubbard finds his girlfriend in bed with another man he is forced to begin a new life as single. But since he can't bear being on his own he tries to court Iris who is not however interested in him. Larry begins writing a book on his experience as a single which unexpectedly becomes a best seller. He becomes rich and famous and even his relationship with Iris can begin on a new basis.Written by
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The mechanical chess game moves its rook and says, "Queen Rook to Queen Seven," taking Warren's queen, then says "Checkmate." The space it moves the rook to is King 7, not Queen 7. It is also not checkmate because there is no piece guarding the rook. Warren could have taken the rook with his king. See more »
Did you ever try, like, maybe swooping if over? You know how some guys grow their hair real long and then swoop it over. You can do a lot like that. You can get a pompadour and everything.
My hair doesn't grow long enough to swoop it over. Besides, I think when you see a guy with his hair swooped over, you know he's doing it to cover up something.
Yeah, if a guy has a lot of hair, he's not gonna swoop it over.
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Amusing look at singles' dating hell via Martin & Grodin
THE LONELY GUY (1984) **1/2 Steve Martin, Judith Ivey, Charles Grodin, Steve Lawrence. (Cameos: Dr. Joyce Brothers and Merv Griffin) Martin is the title character amid the pathos and pain of being alone. He finds celebrity after penning a book about his condition. Some amusing moments mostly with a barely recognizable and droll Grodin. Scripted by Neil Simon.
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