The Buddy System (1983)

The Buddy System (1983)





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In this film, Richard Dreyfuss plays an unsuccessful author who works as a school security guard. Susan Sarandon is a single mother who might lose custody of her son Wil Wheaton. Wheaton befriends Dreyfuss and determines that the erstwhile author will make a perfect mate for his mom.
Comedy , Drama , Romance
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20th Century Fox Film Corporation


Nancy Allen
as Carrie
Jean Stapleton
as Mrs. Price
Edward Winter
as Jim Parks
Milton Selzer
as Landlord
Adam Carl
as Corn
Keene Curtis
as Dr. Knitz
Lew Horn
as Pet Shop Owner
Jason Hervey
as Potato
Tom Lacy
as The Man Who Gives Emily the Test
Scott Crow
as Indian
Carolyn Coates
as Teacher
Bianca Ferguson
as Woman Customer
Frank Coppola
as Mr. Fleeze
Brent Price
as Man Customer
Josh Schulman
as Indian
Mike Lawrence
as Pilgrim
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A familairly-structured but lovely, well-observed character piece. Dreyfuss and Sarandon are simply marvelous.

May 15, 2005

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