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Come September (1961)




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In this romantic comedy, the caretaker of an Italian villa is very surprised to see its owner, a rich Yankee businessman, arrive two months early. This is a major problem because when the American isn't visiting, the caretaker uses the villa as a hotel and pockets the profits. While he is there, the Yankee gets interested in a voluptuous guest. Meanwhile newlyweds continue their honeymoon.
Classics , Comedy , Romance
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Rock Hudson
as Robert L. Talbot
Gina Lollobrigida
as Lisa Helena Fellini
Sandra Dee
as Sandy Stevens
Walter Slezak
as Maurice Clavell
Brenda De Banzie
as Margaret Allison
Ronald Howard
as Spencer
Joel Grey
as Beagle
Ronnie Haran
as Sparrow
Chris Seitz
as Larry
Nancy Anderson
as Patricia
John Stacy
as Douglas
Betty Foa
as Elena
Helen Stirling
as Katherine
Del Balzo
as Mother Superior
Anna Maestri
as Lisa's Maid
Stella Vitelleschi
as Lisa's Maid
Milena Vukotic
as Lisa's Maid
Edy Nogara
as Lisa's Maid
Francesco Tensi
as Robert's Secretary
Liliana Celli
as Seamstress
Robert De Bernardis
as Bus Driver
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Critic Reviews for Come September

All Critics (5)

Endearing romantic comedy, with gorgeous color photography of Italy.

Full Review… | July 6, 2010
Classic Film and Television

Standard, semi-stupid '60s sex comedy, but Rock and Gina make a comely pair.

March 17, 2006
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Went down like a mouthful of soggy spaghetti.

Full Review… | January 9, 2005
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Audience Reviews for Come September

I understand that when compared to our current movies, these movies are anything but edgy and they might have very predictable plots, but good gosh were these movies well made. Hollywood really went all out back then, the movies were not made to imitate life, they were a two hour fantasy escape for the viewers. Sometimes I wish I could go back to those simpler times and enjoy movies in all their majestic glory. The acting in Come September does everything it was meant to do, draw the viewer into a fantasy land, were the super rich are morally outstanding, the handsome men are really handsome and the beautiful women are more than beautiful. Rock Hudson and Gina Lollobrigida worked excellent of each other and delivered very endearing performances. The surrounding cast was excellent and really helped moving the story along. The director, Robert Mulligan crafted a classical masterpiece. providing something beautiful to those who took the time to view this very gorgeous and fun film. The way he used the color of the Italian countryside really worked in this film and provided a jovial backdrop for the fun and witty film. Anybody who wants to enjoy a good movie, which leaves you happy should see this film. Really enjoyable and worth the two hours you sit watching this fun presentation of that eras Golden Cinema.

Javier Aguirre
Javier Aguirre

Had some really funny parts in the middle but it was too long. Rock Hudson has very little charisma.

Sean Chick
Sean Chick

Enjoyable romantic comedy, nothing spectacular, but entertaining. Good cast, especially the supporting cast. Excellent production, top notch sets, costumes and cinematography.

James Higgins
James Higgins

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