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
Salvatore Santangelo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
New York City was recreated on the Universal backlot, with a life-size model of the Manhattan Bridge constructed for the production. The cast and crew spent three weeks of the production on location in New York. See more »
After Larry runs over the 59th Street bridge, Peter Luger's restaurant can be seen in the background. Peter Luger's is in Brooklyn, not Queens, where the 59th St. bridge connects to Manhattan. See more »
This film is respectfully dedicated to lonely guys everywhere. Lonely guys have been with us since the beginning of time.
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The reasonable sprinkling of chuckles in this light comedy about loneliness in New York is ably augmented by Charles Grodin, displaying a hitherto undisclosed talent for geekery. As with all Steve Martin efforts, this one veers towards sentimentality and sports an unearned happy ending. And that's about it.
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