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Starting Over (1979)

R
105 min | Comedy, Romance

A divorced man falls in love, but somehow he can't get over his ex-wife. This affects his love life in comic ways. Based on Dan Wakefield's novel.
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Dan Wakefield (based on the novel by) | James L. Brooks (screenplay)
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Marion Rothman (edited by)
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$35,649,012
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$35,649,012
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Release date
Oct 5, 1979 (United States)

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6.5 / 10 | 2,130 votes