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Blind Date (1987)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  27 March 1987 (USA)
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Walter Davis is a workaholic. His attention is all to his work and very little to his personal life or appearance. Now he needs a date to take to his company's business dinner with a new ... See full summary »

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Walter Davis is a workaholic. His attention is all to his work and very little to his personal life or appearance. Now he needs a date to take to his company's business dinner with a new important Japanese client. His brother sets him up with his wife's cousin Nadia, who is new in town and wants to socialize, but he was warned that if she gets drunk, she loses control and becomes wild. How will the date turn out - especially when they encounter Nadia's ex-boyfriend David? Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>

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A date with her is every man's dream come true. And with dreams like her - who needs nightmares? See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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27 March 1987 (USA)  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

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$39,321,715 (USA)
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The movie was filmed during May, June and July 1986. See more »

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The night before the wedding, Rambo, the Doberman Pinscher, is threatened with castration by Jordan, the butler, if he doesn't stop barking. The dog playing Rambo in the scene is a female. See more »

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Nadia Gates: I just have this chemical imbalance almost like an allergy to alcohol. It just makes me crazy!
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Simply Meant to Be
Written by Henry Mancini, George Merrill and Shannon Rubicam
Performed by Gary Morris and Jennifer Warnes
Gary Morris courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
Jennifer Warnes courtesy of Cypress Records
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Really funny movie. A "10."
19 June 2000 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

I agree completely with TVGirl's review. This is a really funny movie with a first-rate cast, from top to bottom. Bruce Willis, Kim Basinger, John Laroquette, and William Daniels couldn't be better; there is a bonus appearance by Graham Stark, who played the flunky policeman in the Pink Panther movies, and there is not one dud performance or moment. It is fast-paced, imaginative, and just really funny. It doesn't rely on graphic sex or a gross or smutty script filled with smutty language (or that hack Robin Williams) to make you laugh. I can hardly believe this is a Hollywood production, it's so all-round classy. I caught this on cable not long after its release in 1987-88, so it was not a big box-office hit. Probably because the critics whizzed all over it (see my above remarks about "graphic sex," "gross," and "smutty") -- pretentious critics apparently only like graphic, gross, and smutty in their comedies. This is on my personal list of "perfect" movies and is in my personal collection. Every time I introduce someone to it, they can't believe how funny it is -- usually because they haven't heard of it.


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