Author! Author! (1982)





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Pestered by his unstable wife and their unruly children, a playwright has a difficult time getting his work done. Just as he is finishing his latest play, his wife leaves him. Unfortunately, she leaves him with the children, many of whom are the products of her previous marriages.
PG (N/A)
Comedy , Drama , Kids & Family
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20th Century Fox

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Al Pacino
as Ivan Travalian
Dyan Cannon
as Alice Detroit
Tuesday Weld
as Gloria Travalian
Alan King
as Kreplich
Bob Dishy
as Finestein
Ray Goulding
as Jackie Dicker
Bob Elliott
as Patrick Dicker
Eric Gurry
as Igor
Elva Leff
as Bonnie
B.J. Barie
as Spike
Ari Meyers
as Debbie
Ken Sylk
as Roger Slessinger
James Tolkan
as Lt. Glass
Tony Munafo
as Officer Kapinsky
Reuben Singer
as Oliver Cromwell
Cosmo Allegretti
as Fippsy Fippininni
Kevin McClarnon
as Ted Brawn
Lori Tan Chinn
as Mrs. Woo
Richard Belzer
as Seth Shapiro
Judy Graubart
as Miss Knoph
Jaime Tirelli
as Taxi Driver
Frederic Kimball
as Larry Kotzwinkle
Denny Dillon
as Young Woman
Margo Winkler
as Millie
Jean-Pierre Stewart
as French Student
Doris Gramovot
as Waitress
Florence Anglin
as Bag Lady
Christal Kim
as Grunella
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All Critics (1)

[Author! Author! is] a simple story featuring people that we're rooting for all the way through.

September 25, 2002
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Lucas Martins
Lucas Martins

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This is probably one of Pacino's best movies and every time I see that it is on, I make sure to watch it. Add Alan King and Dyan Cannon in and some pretty funny parts and the movie is underrated. It shows Pacino in a different light and some of his lines are priceless. the storyline is unique as well with Tuesday Weld leaving Pacino for another man and him having to juggle 5 kids from different marriages and trying to write a hit Broadway play. You never heard too much about this movie but even the kids are funny. Great movie!

Matthew Liptak
Matthew Liptak

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Hokey but pleasant and any movie with that cast is at least worth one viewing.

jay nixon
jay nixon

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