Funny About Love (1990)




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The once-in-a-lifetime collaboration between star Gene Wilder and director Leonard Nimoy resulted in the charmingly haphazard and anachronistic Funny About Love. Wilder plays political cartoonist Duffy Bergman, who falls in love with much-younger Meg (Christine Lahti) during a book-signing session. Once married, the old "clash of careers" bugaboo arises: Meg wants to continue working as a chef in a fancy New York restaurant, while Duffy would prefer that she think about starting a family. When … More

Rating: PG-13 (adult situations/language)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Norman Steinberg, David Frankel
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 1, 2004
Paramount Home Video


as Duffy Bergman

as Meg Lloyd Bergman

as Vivian

as Dr. Benjamin

as Redhead

as Nurse Nancy

as Sotto Voce Maitre d'

as Bill Hatcher

as Waiter

as Elevator Operator

as Elevator Operator

as Bobbie

as Delta Gamma

as Video Camera Assista...

as Himself

as Moving Man

as Cappucino Vendor

as Delta Gamma

as Helicopter Pilot

as Ellis Hayden

as Delta Gamma
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Critic Reviews for Funny About Love

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (6)

Funny About Love provides an opportunity to spend 101 minutes in the presence of the most cloying, inane and annoying dialogue I've heard in many a moon, punctuated only by occasional lapses into startling bad manners.

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Chicago Sun-Times
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Audience Reviews for Funny About Love

Very limp and soppy romantic comedy about a couple wanting to have a baby, then breaking up in time after they can't have one then they meet other people and eventually after realising they do love each other they get back together again. I only saw this simply because it was a Wilder film and usually most of his films are good fun but this really is a film for the ladies haha not really funny, alittle slapstick here and there but mainly its a light hearted ladies flick about a young couple and their relationships with each other and others, more of a gentle drama directed by Leonard 'Mr Spock' Nimoy of all people!

Phil Hubbs

Super Reviewer


Christine Lahti is a fine actress to fine to be stuck in junk like this.

jay nixon

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