A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate....
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A middle-aged steelworker is content with his job and his family, but feels that something is missing in his life. On his 50th birthday, he stops in at a local bar for a drink to celebrate. He finds himself attracted to the very sexy barmaid and, to his surprise, he finds that she is also very attracted to him.Written by
Coincidentally, director Bud Yorkin's own thirty-year marriage broke up during the making of the film. See more »
When Gene Hackman and Brian Denehey's characters are giving Ann Ann Margret a bouquet, the bouquet goes from yellow flowers to white to yellow to white with changing film angles, also the bouquet goes in the wrapper then out, then in then out again. See more »
I always thought that if my husband left me, I would just die. But he did, and I haven't.
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When the mopey Gene Hackman reaches the point where he has to choose between two whiny, irritating women-- his wife played by Ellen Burstyn, and his mistress played by Ann-Margaret-- you'll wish he'd just dump both of them and run away.
Add to this Amy Madigan's grating, one-note, Oscar-nominated (!) performance and you have a movie you'll want to turn off halfway through. My recommendation? Do it. Turn it off. There must be an kitchen-gadget infomercial on TV or SOMETHING better to watch.
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