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Soup for One (1982)

R | | Comedy | 30 April 1982 (USA)
When Allan meets Maria he is sure he has found the perfect woman for him but she's not interested. He persists, she relents, they begin dating. Allan then starts to second guess what he thought he wanted.

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Jonathan Kaufer

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Jonathan Kaufer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Saul Rubinek ... Allan
Marcia Strassman ... Maria
Gerrit Graham ... Brian
Teddy Pendergrass ... Night Club Singer
Richard Libertini ... Angelo
Andrea Martin ... Concord Seductress
Mordecai Lawner Mordecai Lawner ... Furniture Salesman
Lewis J. Stadlen Lewis J. Stadlen ... Allan's Father
Joanna Merlin ... Allan's Mother
Christine Baranski ... Blonde in Bar
Ellen March Ellen March ... Blind Date
Maury Chaykin ... Dr. Wexler
Deborah Offner ... Girl in Neon Bedroom
Michael Jeter ... Mr. Kelp
Anna Deavere Smith ... Deborah
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When Allan meets Maria he is sure he has found the perfect woman for him but she's not interested. He persists, she relents, they begin dating. Allan then starts to second guess what he thought he wanted.

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When you're looking for love, you find yourself doing some very funny things.

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 April 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Garota dos Meus Sonhos See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Warner Bros. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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In the miniseries V The Final Battle, the rebels hide out at an abandoned studio ranch. In one scene film cans labeled "Soup for One" are clearly visible on a shelf behind the actors. See more »

Soundtracks

I Work for a Living
Written by Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers
Performed by Fonzi Thornton
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Souperior and funny film with a few explicit scenes
26 October 2005 | by inkblot11See all my reviews

Allan is a television producer for a far-out cable channel. His friend and partner is an aging lothario. Allan, however, had a police artist sketch the composite of his perfect woman and he is determined to find her. On the long journey of love, Allan has one disastrous date after another, including the one on a restaurant boat. He finds himself leaving in a rowboat and paddling as fast as he can. Nevertheless, he meets his dream woman. She won't have anything to do with him. Is fate unkind?

Saul Rubinek is charming and funny as Allan. He handles all of his dating woes with a wistful humor. Marcia Strassman is also wonderful as the longed-for lady. Yes, there is an R rating attached to this movie for a few sexual scenes that go out of bounds. Hopeless romantics may have to hit the fast button on the remote now and again. The funny script and performers, though, carry this winning film. Try the seek and ye shall find method to get a copy of this loving comedy into your hands today.


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