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Blind Date (1987)

PG-13  |   |  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Graham Stark ...
Jordan the Butler
Nadia's Mother
Jeannie Elias ...
Walter's Secretary
Herb Tanney ...
Minister (as Sacerdo Tanney)
Mrs. Gruen
Mr. Yakamoto


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 <>

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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 »


Comedy | Romance


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Release Date:

27 March 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Blake Edwards' Blind Date  »

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Box Office


$18,000,000 (estimated)


$39,321,715 (USA)

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2.35 : 1
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One of those movies that makes you laugh
8 December 2004 | by (Wilton, NH) – See all my reviews

I love this film. This was Bruce Willis' first box office film in a leading role. It's a nice little film that has its funny moments. Blind Date is not Citizen Kane, but it's sure a good film to watch on a day off. When Kim Basinger gets drunk, that's where the funny moments start. She goes from being a sweet southern belle to the date from hell. She embarrasses him at a business dinner, goes ga-ga at a club, gets his car lifted, and drives him to the point of insanity. Meanwhile, ex-boyfriend Larroquette is stalking them around the town driving them nuts. His character isn't given much depth, but he works with it. All in all, it's a funny, innocent film that will make you laugh.

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