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Mistress (1992)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 24 July 1992 (USA)
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A comedy about a screenwriter (Robert Wuhl), whose old movie script is read by a producer (Martin Landau) and the search for financial backers begins. But it seems that each money source (... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Marvin Landisman
... Jack Roth
Vasek Simek ... Hans (as Vasek C. Simek)
Thomas R. Voth ... Stagehand
... Stuart Stratland Jr.
Mary Mercier ... Shelby's Waitress
... Peggy
... George Lieberhof
... Carmine Rasso
... Patricia Riley
... Evan M. Wright
... Valet (as Bill Rotko)
Dimitri Dimitrov ... Maitre d'
... Beverly
... Benrie
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A comedy about a screenwriter (Robert Wuhl), whose old movie script is read by a producer (Martin Landau) and the search for financial backers begins. But it seems that each money source (Danny Aiello, Robert De Niro, and Eli Wallach) has his own mistress that he wants put into the film. Gradually, the screenwriter is forced to make changes to his script to accommodate these backers, until he finally sees no semblance of his original ideas in the writing. Written by BOB STEBBINS <stebinsbob@aol.com>

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The Director Had A Vision. The Producers All Had Girlfriends.

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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24 July 1992 (USA)  »

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Hollywood Mistress  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$34,146, 9 August 1992, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,102,469
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Robert De Niro and Danny Aiello appeared in The Godfather: Part II (1974) and Once Upon a Time in America (1984). See more »

Goofs

The boom mike drops below the frame during the meeting with George and Peggy while Stuart mentions possible changes to the script. See more »

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Jack: So when do we all get to meet your fabulous friend Beverly?
Evan: I'll give you her number, I'm not seen with her in public my wife wouldn't like it.
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References Mephisto (1981) See more »

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Out of my hands
Written by Anthony Crawford
Performed by Anthony Crawford
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The anti - "Player"
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MISTRESS (1992) *** Robert Wuhl, Robert De Niro, Martin Landau, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Danny Aiello, Eli Wallach, Jean Smart, Ernest Brognine (cameo). Bitingly funny satire about a struggling filmmaker wanting to make his dream script facing obstacles by each financial backer wanting their mistress in the film. Christopher Walken and Laurie Metcalf have small roles.


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