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A Little Sex (1982)

The story of one man's hilarious - and doomed - attempts to wield life's ultimate double-edged sword: infidelity.

Director:

Bruce Paltrow

Writer:

Robert De Laurentiis (as Robert De Laurentis)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Matheson ... Michael Donovan
Kate Capshaw ... Katherine
Edward Herrmann ... Tommy
John Glover ... Walter
Joan Copeland ... Mrs. Harrison (Kate's Mother)
Susanna Dalton Susanna Dalton ... Nancy Barwood
Wendie Malick ... Philomena
Wallace Shawn ... Oliver
Betsy Aidem ... Passerby
Sharon Bamber Sharon Bamber ... Theresa Donovan
Tanya Berezin Tanya Berezin ... Joyce
Michael Bias Michael Bias ... Wedding photographer
Kim von Brandenstein Kim von Brandenstein ... Bubble girl (as Kim Von Brandenstein)
Barbara Bratt Barbara Bratt ... Office girl
Christy Brown Christy Brown ... Mindy
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The story of one man's hilarious - and doomed - attempts to wield life's ultimate double-edged sword: infidelity.

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Why are so many women trying to seduce Michael Donovan? See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 April 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Aufreisser See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,030,070, 4 April 1982

Gross USA:

$2,370,376

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,370,376
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Kate Capshaw originally read for a small supporting role, but director Bruce Paltrow decided to give her the female lead instead. See more »

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The MTM Enterprises logo features an animated Mimsie sitting to the right of the circle. She meows, then a gray tomcat comes in. The kittens rub each other and purr. See more »

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Referenced in Hollywood Game Night: Orange Is the New Game Night (2014) See more »

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Mr. Sandman
Words and Music by Pat Ballard
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Great Entertainment
27 January 2009 | by whpratt1See all my reviews

Excellent film that is full of comedy, romance and a good comparison between being married and single. Michael Donovan, (Tim Matheson) and Katherine, (Kate Capshaw) are a young couple who enjoy the pleasure of living with each other unmarried. Michael has a big problem which is loving the girls too much and far too many one-night stands and therefore is afraid of tying the knot of marriage.

Michael and Katherine have lots of fun teasing each other and shocking the older generation with sexy talk while picking out fruit from an open market.

One day, out of the blue, Michael asks Katherine if she would like to marry him, which rather took Katherine off guard and she did say, "YES".

This is when the story takes on another direction for this married couple and of course, Michael has to fight off all his sexual desires to make love to other women.

Tim Matheson and Katherine had great chemistry working together and this made for a great entertaining film to view and enjoy.


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