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Seems Like Old Times (1980)

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Wrongfully accused of a bank robbery, a writer seeks the help of his ex-wife, who is now married to the soon-to-be D.A. of California.

Director:

Jay Sandrich

Writer:

Neil Simon
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Goldie Hawn ... Glenda Parks
Chevy Chase ... Nicholas Gardenia
Charles Grodin ... Ira Parks
Robert Guillaume ... Fred
Harold Gould ... Judge John Channing
George Grizzard ... Governor
Yvonne Wilder ... Aurora De La Hoya
T.K. Carter ... Chester
Judd Omen ... Dex
Marc Alaimo ... B.G.
Bill Zuckert ... Gas Station Attendant
Jerry Houser ... Gas Station Attendant
David Haskell David Haskell ... Policeman
Chris Lemmon ... Policeman
Ed Griffith Ed Griffith ... Policeman
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Storyline

Writer Nick Gardenia is kidnapped from his California cliffhouse and forced to rob a bank. Now a fugitive, he seeks help from his ex, Glenda. She is a public defender remarried to a prosecutor, and we get a houseful of hijinks. Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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maid | cabin | cow | car accident | kiss | See All (19) »

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alone - at last . . . [UK]

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

19 December 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Neil Simon's Seems Like Old Times See more »

Filming Locations:

Big Sur, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$43,995,918

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$43,995,918
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Rastar Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

As Nick (Chevy Chase) walks away from Glenda (Goldie Hawn) after kissing her in front of the courthouse near the end of the film, he whistles the theme to the John Wayne classic The High and the Mighty (1954). See more »

Goofs

In the kitchen scene when Glenda finds Nick in the middle of the night, the oven door opens and shuts between shots. See more »

Quotes

Judge John Channing: Can I ask you something, Mr. Gardenia?
Nick Gardenia: If I can be of any help in this matter, Judge, it's my pleasure.
Judge John Channing: Were you apprehended or did you surrender?
Nick Gardenia: I surrendered.
Dist. Atty. Ira J. Parks: He was apprehended.
Glenda Gardenia Parks: He was apprehended after he surrendered.
Dist. Atty. Ira J. Parks: He didn't surrender to me, therefore he was apprehended.
Glenda Gardenia Parks: He was going to surrender after dinner. I told him to wait in the kitchen.
Judge John Channing: [Drops pencil in disgust] And did you stay in the kitchen?
Nick Gardenia: No, I had to serve dinner.
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Connections

Referenced in NCIS: Agent Afloat (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

The High and the Mighty
(uncredited)
Music by Dimitri Tiomkin
Portion whistled by Chevy Chase
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Good old fashioned screwball comedy
21 September 2002 | by IdocamstufSee all my reviews

This movie just gave me a good feeling. The chemestry between Hawn, Grodin, and Chase was great. Chevy Chase like always has some very funny slapstick moments. The movie kind of got unfairly thrown into the Chevy Chase's pile of flops(Under The Rainbow, Modern Problems, Deal Of The Century, ect.), this is som much better than all of those, I even thought it was better than Foul Play. If you like

Chevy Chase or Goldie Hawn, watch this movie.


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