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Romantic Comedy (1983)

PG | | Comedy | 7 October 1983 (USA)
Two of the screen's finest comic actors, Dudley Moore and Mary Steenburgen, star as successful writing partners whose timing is perfect on stage but amusingly pathetic in their love life. In HD.

Director:

Arthur Hiller

Writers:

Bernard Slade (play), Bernard Slade (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dudley Moore ... Jason
Mary Steenburgen ... Phoebe
Frances Sternhagen ... Blanche
Janet Eilber ... Allison
Robyn Douglass ... Kate
Ron Leibman ... Leo
Rozsika Halmos ... Maid
Alexander Lockwood Alexander Lockwood ... Minister
Erica Hiller Erica Hiller ... Young Woman
Sean Patrick Guérin Sean Patrick Guérin ... Timmy (6)
Dick Wieand ... TV Reporter
Brass Adams Brass Adams ... Bartender
Stephen Roberts Stephen Roberts ... Maitre D'
Santos Morales Santos Morales ... Bus Boy
Fran Bennett Fran Bennett ... Doctor #1
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Storyline

Two of the screen's finest comic actors, Dudley Moore and Mary Steenburgen, star as successful writing partners whose timing is perfect on stage but amusingly pathetic in their love life. In HD.

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Taglines:

When he was married, she was single . . . and when she was married he was single. They were victims of unsynchronized passion. [Australia Theatrical] See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Romantic Comedy! See more »

Filming Locations:

Greenville, South Carolina, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,366,025, 10 October 1983

Gross USA:

$6,857,733
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono | Dolby Stereo (uncredited)

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The original Broadway production starred Anthony Perkins and Mia Farrow as Jason and Phoebe. See more »

Goofs

You have Leo's last name listed as Janowitz. In the film, he is called Leo Jessop. See more »

Quotes

Jason Carmichael: God, you're crass!
Blanche Dailey: I'm supposed to be, I'm you agent.
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Soundtracks

Maybe
Written by Marvin Hamlisch, Carole Bayer Sager, Burt Bacharach
Performed by Peabo Bryson and Roberta Flack
Produced by Carole Bayer Sager
(P) 1983 Capitol Records Inc.
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Thin but entertaining.
4 July 2002 | by var-1See all my reviews

Having seen Mary Steenburgen in the Butcher's Wife, I wanted so see what else she's done. The library had this film with Dudley Moore. Since I liked his work, I thought this would be a good flick. I was disappointed. The actors were ok, but the script was very thin and had to much patch work. The ending was dragged out poorly. The humor was generally good and was delivered well by the actors. This was the only saving grace for this movie.


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