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Rated
PG-13
Runtime 100 min
Ratings
83% critics Rotten Tomatoes
54% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Where to Watch
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Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release 12/21/84
Actors Matt Dillon, Hector Elizondo, Molly McCarthy, Martha Gehman
Directors Garry Marshall
Set in Brooklyn, 1963, Jeffrey Willis has just finished high school and isn't quite sure what the future holds. His parents expect him to go to college but he is starting to find his close-knit family stifling. He gets a summer job at the Flamingo beach club where he meets Phil Brody, a successful car dealer who fills Jeffrey's head with ideas about how to make his fortune. Phil is everything Jeffrey would like to be - popular, rich and the best gin rummy player the club has ever seen. Jeffrey's coming of age includes a romance with the very pretty Carla Samson, but the shine on Phil Brody's philosophy of life wears off when he uncovers a significant flaw in his character.
Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance
Release 12/21/84
Actors Matt Dillon, Hector Elizondo, Molly McCarthy, Martha Gehman
Directors Garry Marshall
Set in Brooklyn, 1963, Jeffrey Willis has just finished high school and isn't quite sure what the future holds. His parents expect him to go to college but he is starting to find his close-knit family stifling. He gets a summer job at the Flamingo beach club where he meets Phil Brody, a successful car dealer who fills Jeffrey's head with ideas about how to make his fortune. Phil is everything Jeffrey would like to be - popular, rich and the best gin rummy player the club has ever seen. Jeffrey's coming of age includes a romance with the very pretty Carla Samson, but the shine on Phil Brody's philosophy of life wears off when he uncovers a significant flaw in his character.