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Something in Common (1986)

A young man and a nice woman in her forties fall in love. His mother goes berserk when he tells her about it and when the girlfriend comes to meet the mother, she wants to jump out of her skin. Accepting her son's choice won't be easy.

Director:

Glenn Jordan

Writer:

Susan Rice
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ellen Burstyn ... Lynn Hollander
Tuesday Weld ... Shelly Grant
Patrick Cassidy ... Nick Hollander
Don Murray ... Theo Fontana
Eli Wallach ... Norman Voss
Amanda Wyss ... Laura Grant
Kenneth Kimmins ... Eugene Skerritt
Marc Poppel Marc Poppel ... Stephen Hollander
Terri Treas ... Nancy Webster
Gertrude Flynn Gertrude Flynn ... Aunt Celia
George Petrie ... Uncle Louie
Elizabeth Kerr ... Aunt Rose
Anita Dangler Anita Dangler ... Barbara Slater
Douglas Emerson ... Jason Grant
Shannon Farnon ... Wealthy Woman
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A young man and a nice woman in her forties fall in love. His mother goes berserk when he tells her about it and when the girlfriend comes to meet the mother, she wants to jump out of her skin. Accepting her son's choice won't be easy.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 November 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Love 40 See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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An adorable, touching comedy
28 September 2000 | by theehtSee all my reviews

Tuesday Weld and Ellen Burstyn are at their best in this very well made and likeable mix of light comedy and drama. Tuesday is the gorgeous older women who comes into Patrick Cassidy's life, upsetting Mama Ellen. Eli wallach offers fun support, in this adult comedy you'll love.


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