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Willie & Phil (1980)

Remake of Jules et Jim following the experiences over a decade of two friends who fall in love with the same woman, enjoyably satirising the 70's through the search by the three ... See full summary »

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Paul Mazursky

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Paul Mazursky
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Ontkean ... Willie Kaufman
Margot Kidder ... Jeannette Sutherland
Ray Sharkey ... Phil D'Amico
Jan Miner Jan Miner ... Maria Kaufman
Tom Brennan Tom Brennan ... Mr. Sal Kaufman
Julie Bovasso ... Mrs. D'Amico
Louis Guss Louis Guss ... Mr. D'Amico
Kathleen Maguire ... Mrs. Sutherland
Kaki Hunter ... Patti Sutherland
Kristine DeBell ... Rena
Alison Cass Shurpin Alison Cass Shurpin ... Zelda Kaufman #4
Christine Varnai Christine Varnai ... Zelda Kaufman #3
Walter N. Lowery Walter N. Lowery ... Park Bum
Jerry Hall ... Karen
Helen Hanft ... Used Cars Salesperson
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Storyline

Remake of Jules et Jim following the experiences over a decade of two friends who fall in love with the same woman, enjoyably satirising the 70's through the search by the three protagonists for their identities and making sharp attacks on cultural signposts of the decade along the way. The film also studies relationships, what its director calls "wanting something permanent yet wanting to be free". Written by Rixer <rixer@radsoft.net>

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Paul Mazurksy's Willie & Phil See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,500,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$4,400,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,400,000
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The title roles played by Michael Ontkean and Ray Sharkey were once intended for Woody Allen and Al Pacino. See more »

Quotes

Willie Kaufman: Don't be so Italian!
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Funny, witty and sophisticated. A lot of fun!
31 January 2001 | by alicatSee all my reviews

I saw this movie over six years ago, and I still think about it from time to time. If you are in a "new" realationship this film is a must see. If you are not, then see it anyway, although a little hard to find. The humor is top notch and for people with a brain. If you like humor with smarts then you will enjoy this movie.


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