Tribute (1980)



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Jack Lemmon stars in an Academy Award-nominated performance as Scottie Templeton, a Broadway press agent dying of cancer, in Bernard Slade's film adaptation of his Broadway play (in which Lemmon originated the role). Divorced from his wife Maggie (Lee Remick), Scottie leads a happy-go-lucky life until he is informed by his doctor (Colleen Dewhurst) that he has contracted leukemia. She tells him that, without treatment, he will die. Scottie is unsure whether he wants to bother with the treatment, … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Comedy
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On DVD: Aug 18, 2009



as Scottie Templeton

as Jud Templeton

as Maggie Stratton

as Sally Haines

as Gladys Petrelli

as Lou Daniels

as Hilary

as Poker Player

as Poker Player

as Evelyn

as Cab Driver #2 (as To...

as Policeman
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Critic Reviews for Tribute

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | October 23, 2004
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | August 30, 2004
New York Times
Top Critic

Well acted by Jack Lemmon

August 14, 2005

Tribute probes a middle-age man's sudden confrontation with his impending death and the need to reconcile with his son.

Full Review… | January 29, 2004
Spirituality and Practice

Audience Reviews for Tribute


Lemmon is seldom wrong in his portrayls but this one feels wrong from other quarters.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

Super Reviewer

Jack Lemmon has to carry this film on his back. He almost pulls it off.

Anthony Valletta

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