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One-Trick Pony (1980)

R
98 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Jonah (Paul Simon) is an aging rock star trying to put together a new album in the face of an indifferent record label and a talentless producer. At the same time, he's struggling to save his failing marriage.
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Oct 3, 1980 (United States)

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Paul Simon
Jonah Jonah   See fewer
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Blair Brown
Marion Marion   See fewer
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Rip Torn
Walter Fox Walter Fox   See fewer
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Joan Hackett
Lonnie Fox Lonnie Fox   See fewer
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Allen Garfield
Cal van Damp (as Allen Goorwitz) Cal van Damp (as Allen Goorwitz)   See fewer
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Mare Winningham
Modeena Dandridge Modeena Dandridge   See fewer
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Michael Pearlman
Matty Levin Matty Levin   See fewer
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Lou Reed
Steve Kunelian Steve Kunelian   See fewer
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Steve Gadd
Danny Duggin Danny Duggin   See fewer
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Eric Gale
Lee-Andrew Parker Lee-Andrew Parker   See fewer
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Tony Levin
John DiBatista John DiBatista   See fewer
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Richard Tee
Clarence Franklin Clarence Franklin   See fewer
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Harry Shearer
Bernie Wepner Bernie Wepner   See fewer
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Kate Pierson
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Fred Schneider
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Keith Strickland
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Cindy Wilson
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Ricky Wilson
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John Sebastian
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Steve Boone
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Joe Butler
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Zal Yanovsky
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Sam Moore
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Dave Prater Jr.
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David Sanborn
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Michael J. Miller
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Glenn Scarpelli
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Merv Griffin
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Richard Dolan
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Daniel Stern
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Lisa Carlson
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Sameen Tarighati
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Joe Smith
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Steve Ralbovsky
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Jordan Cael
Lee Perry Lee Perry   See fewer
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Susan Forristal
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Ann Karell
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Freda Scott
Chambermaid Chambermaid   See fewer
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Skeeter Greene
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Sharon Watroba
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Carol Levy
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Claudia Jo Allmand
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Vincent Vok
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Patti Austin
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Vivian Cherry
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Ullanda McCullough
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Harper Simon
Young Jonah Young Jonah   See fewer
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Gerry Robert Byrne
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Gary Jones
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6.1 / 10 | 603 votes