Lord Love a Duck (2000)

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A satirical black comedy with McDowall successfully playing a high-school senior, even though he was in his late thirties at the time! The story concerns a brilliant but unbalanced young man, who makes it his business to get the girl he has designs on everything she wants, whatever the cost.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Classics , Comedy , Drama
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In Theaters:
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Runtime:
Studio:
United Artists

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Cast

Roddy McDowall
as Alan 'Mollymauk' Musgrave
Ruth Gordon
as Stella Barnard
Tuesday Weld
as Barbara Ann Greene
Martin Gabel
as Harry Belmont
Harvey Korman
as Weldon Emmett
Max Showalter
as Howard Greene
Don Murphy
as Phil Neuhauser
Donald Murphy
as Phil Neuhauser
Lola Albright
as Marie Greene
Sarah Marshall
as Miss Schwartz
Martin West
as Bob Barnard
Laurie Mitchell
as Jack's Wife
Dan Frazer
as Used Car Salesman
Lynn Carey
as Sally Grace
Hal Baylor
as Jack
Donald Foster
as Mr. Beverly
Joseph Mell
as Dr. Lippman
Jo Collins
as Kitten
David Draper
as Billy Gibbons
Judith Loomis
as Mrs. Butch Neuhauser
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Critic Reviews for Lord Love a Duck

All Critics (7)

Kooky satire.

Full Review… | February 16, 2007
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Bizarre, underrated black comedy deserving rediscovery

September 4, 2002
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Daffy

December 31, 1999
rec.arts.movies.reviews

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May 7, 2007
FulvueDrive-in.com

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July 17, 2005
EmanuelLevy.Com

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June 12, 2005
F5 (Wichita, KS)

Audience Reviews for Lord Love a Duck

Hokey smokes! Where did this tantalizing hidden gem of a dark comedy come from!?! I never even heard of it, but zowie, it's a keeper right up there with The Graduate and You're A Big Boy Now insofar as subversive, in-your-face, us-against-the-establishment-with-a-smirk, 60's style movies go. Think ... if Altman's M*A*S*H and Hitchcock's Psycho had a kid. Its sorta like that. Loved it.

Kevin M. Williams
Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

This is a fun movie, I loved Roddy McDowall and Ruth Gordon together in the movie they were hilarious. This comedy is really zany and very funny. I really liked it.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

½

Dark and somewhat evil satire of the shallow "want" society of Southern California where appearance and desire are the be all end all of existence. Everything is attacked here: religion, school, psychiatry, age, the movie industry, love and "Wild Bikini" beach movement of the 60's. Perhaps the funniest thing is that no matter how bad and shallow the writers and director thought things were at the time in this society 44 years later it is sooo much worse. Hmm, perhaps nobody watched this movie and got it's message.

Sean Scobie
Sean Scobie

Super Reviewer

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