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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

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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

Second film of the 1980s, in which Sir Michael Caine portrayed a suspense writer. He had portrayed a stage thriller playwright in Deathtrap (1982), and in this movie, he played a successful mystery novelist. In The Hand (1981), he had the lead role of a comic book artist. See more »

Quotes

Sean Stein: Your honor, is this justice?
Judge: You're asking the wrong guy.
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Sooo Funny!
6 September 2015 | by greenfairy-49300See all my reviews

I've scoured the internet trying to find this on DVD. The chemistry between Michael Caine and Sally Field is outstanding. I don't know if the following line would be called a spoiler....I don't think so I just think of it as one of many funny incidents that happen in this flick. It is the scene where they are tied up together (naked) so funny. Steve Guttenberg as a spoiled rich guy is funny as well. I can't believe this movie hasn't been done on DVD. I've seen so many movies that shouldn't be on DVD. This movie is so much better than those. I believe if given the chance this movie would do well on DVD. If I can't get it that way, I may get desperate enough to get the VHS version...hope it doesn't come down to that. Whoever you DVD gods are, I hope you do this one SOON!


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