Modern Romance (1981)

Modern Romance

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In the second comedy from Albert Brooks, the writer/director stars as Robert Cole, a neurotic motion picture editor enduring a roller coaster romance with his girlfriend Mary (Kathryn Harrold).

Rating: R
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Monica Johnson, Albert Brooks
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 24, 2006
Runtime:
Sony Pictures Entertainment

Cast


as Robert Cole

as Mary Harvard

as Waitress

as Health Food Salesman

as Sporting Goods Sales...

as Bank Receptionist

as Drugstore Manager

as Himself/Zeron

as Music Mixer

as Head Mixer

as Music Mixer

as Sound effects mixer

as Bank Dick

as Japanese Businessman

as Japanese Businessman

as Japanese Businessman
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Critic Reviews for Modern Romance

All Critics (21) | Top Critics (3)

Extremely funny, ultra-hip and alarmingly insightful.

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

The first part of the film is farcical and very funny.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Variety
Top Critic

Ends up more insightful than funny.

Full Review… | January 8, 2007
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

In Albert Brooks' second comedy, which is both funny and irritating (some of it by design), he plays a nuerotic film editor who's unable to sustain a normal relationship

Full Review… | December 27, 2006
EmanuelLevy.Com

Nearly as much as Jerry Lewis, Albert Brooks's comic persona is defined by its unlikability.

Full Review… | May 3, 2006
Slant Magazine

Audience Reviews for Modern Romance

½

This is probably one of the few examinations of a toxic relationship that doesn't involve physical violence of any kind. The film is uncomfortable from start to finish as what at first seems to be a neurotic neediness in the central character slowly becomes an obsessive narcissism. I respect the hell out of Brooks for casting himself as such a unlikable person.

Alec Barniskis
Alec Barniskis

Super Reviewer

½

Shows how jealousy can ruin relationships and cause unneeded stress with whoever involved.

KLFilmmaker
Wu Chouin

Super Reviewer

One of the funniest movies ever made..a few scenes I never laughed so hard...dont miss this one!!!!!!!!!

alanjayh
alan jay

Super Reviewer

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