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Surrender (1987)

A wealthy writer, who has had terrible experiences with money-hungry girlfriends and ex-wives, pretends to be a broke, washed-up novelist, to see if the woman he loves wants him for himself, or just for his money.

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Jerry Belson

Writer:

Jerry Belson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sally Field ... Daisy Morgan
Michael Caine ... Sean Stein
Steve Guttenberg ... Marty
Peter Boyle ... Jay
Jackie Cooper ... Ace Morgan
Julie Kavner ... Ronnie
Louise Lasser ... Joyce
Iman ... Hedy
Michael A. Andrews Michael A. Andrews ... Hooker
Jerry Lazarus Jerry Lazarus ... Mr. Chobanian
Tony Borgia Tony Borgia ... Tony
Frank Dicopoulos Frank Dicopoulos ... Thug
Charles Noland ... Thug
Dominic Messina Dominic Messina ... Thug
Paddi Edwards ... Judge
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Storyline

A wealthy writer, who has had terrible experiences with money-hungry girlfriends and ex-wives, pretends to be a broke, washed-up novelist, to see if the woman he loves wants him for himself, or just for his money.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

A comedy about two people who wanted each other in the worst way...and that's how they got each other.

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 October 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cordes et discordes See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,256,557, 12 October 1987, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$5,711,976
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Cannon Group See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color (TVC)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

According to Variety, "Surrender is a '50s sitcom, dressed up in modern clothes. The issues are somewhat updated, but the characters still think like Doris Day and Rock Hudson." See more »

Quotes

Daisy: Look, I don't make love BEFORE the first date.
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Excellent performance by both Caine and Fields
9 August 2002 | by stanb-2See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this romantic comedy. I found it funny and kept my interest throughout. Sterling performances by Sally Field and Michael Caine. Some of the supporting cast also turned in good performances. Well worth catching on video or cable.


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