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House Calls

House Calls (1978)

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Recently widowed Dr. Nichols (Walter Matthau) finds himself ill at ease in re-entering the singles scene. Then he meets Ann Atkinson (Glenda Jackson), a patient recuperating from a jaw operation. Freshly divorced from a philandering spouse, Jackson is as reluctant to inaugurate a lasting commitment as Walter--but inaugurate they do, in a hilarious scene wherein Jackson and Walter try to emulate those romantic couples in 1930s movies who were forced by the censors to keep one foot on the floor

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Comedy, Romance

Max Shulman, Julius J. Epstein, Alan Mandel, Charles Shyer

May 31, 2005

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A very good comedy full of deft comic performances.

October 9, 2005
Fantastica Daily

House Calls is a comedy film from 1978 that features Walter Matthau, Glenda Jackson, and zero laughs.

June 8, 2005 Full Review Source: DVDTalk.com
DVDTalk.com

Howard Ziff directs this romantic comedy with a nutty appreciation for its likeable characters.

January 24, 2004 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
Spirituality and Practice

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