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I Ought to Be in Pictures (1982)

PG
108 min | Comedy, Drama

Grandmother has nothing to say when Libby tells her that she is off to LA to look up Dad, a Hollywood screenwriter. Grandmother has been in a New York cemetery for six years and Dad has been out of Libby's life for 16 of her 19 years. ...See moreGrandmother has nothing to say when Libby tells her that she is off to LA to look up Dad, a Hollywood screenwriter. Grandmother has been in a New York cemetery for six years and Dad has been out of Libby's life for 16 of her 19 years. Libby arrives in LA on a Tuesday and phones Dad the one night that Stephanie, who does Jane Fonda's hair, stays over. Stephanie is there the next morning when Libby decides she needs to tell her story face-to-face. Written by Dale O'Connor See less
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Neil Simon (play) (screenplay)
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$ 2,170,397
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$ 6,968,359
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Mar 26, 1982 (United States)

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Walter Matthau
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Michael Dudikoff
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Martin Ferrero
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Charles Parks
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Lewis Smith
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Wayne Woodson
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6.2 / 10 | 799 votes