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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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"Do you recognize me? I used to be a respectable citizen. I had a good job and a promising future. I made only one mistake - I went on a blind date. ...Anyone got $10,000 for bail?" See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Blake Edwards' Blind Date  »

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$18,000,000 (estimated)

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$39,321,715 (USA)
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Trivia

The bouncer at the disco was originally to be played by Andrew Dice Clay. Dice turned the part down 3 times with increased pay amounts for each offer. This was thought to be career suicide in the eighties when Blake Edwards offered you a part in any of his films. However if Dice had taken the part, he would never have performed for the agent that saw him and would eventually sign him to play two sold-out shows at Madison Square Garden in 1990. The first time in history that has ever been done by a stand up comedian. The role of the bouncer ended up going to Dick Durock known to genre fans as Swamp Thing. See more »

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While Walter is being booked at the police station, there is a long blood stain visible running down his shirt. By the time he's released, the blood is gone. See more »

Quotes

Nadia Gates: I don't like you. I certainly do not love you. Do we have to have sex?
David Bedford: Oh yes...
Nadia Gates: Okay but no kissing.
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Written and Performed by Stanley Jordan
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Good Fun
21 December 1998 | by (California) – See all my reviews

One of my favorite 80's comedies. Many very funny and memorable scenes. It's a fun, light-hearted film about a blind date gone awry. Of course, everything that can happen DOES happen on this particular date, and many laughs are the result. The best scene is when Walter and Nadia go to a restaurant after Nadia has had too much to drink. Apparently, she has some sort of chemical imbalance to liquor, and things go haywire in front of Walter's business associates.


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