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In the Mood (1987)

PG-13
98 min | Comedy, Romance

Based upon the true story of "Sonny" Wisecarver. In 1944, Sonny made headlines nationwide due to his affairs with 2 older adult women. (ie. He was so irresistible, that he was a danger to women everywhere) Eventually being taken to court ...See moreBased upon the true story of "Sonny" Wisecarver. In 1944, Sonny made headlines nationwide due to his affairs with 2 older adult women. (ie. He was so irresistible, that he was a danger to women everywhere) Eventually being taken to court by the local authorities. He was only 15. Written by Brian W Martz See less
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Robert Kosberg (story) (as Bob Kosberg) | Phil Alden Robinson (screenplay) (story) | David Steven Simon (story)
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Opening weekend
$45,118
Gross (US & Canada)
$999,382
Gross (World)
$999,382
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Release date
Sep 16, 1987 (United States)

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83 cast members
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Patrick Dempsey
Ellsworth 'Sonny' Wisecarver Ellsworth 'Sonny' Wisecarver   See fewer
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Talia Balsam
Judy Cusimano Judy Cusimano   See fewer
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Beverly D'Angelo
Francine Glatt Francine Glatt   See fewer
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Michael Constantine
Mr. Wisecarver Mr. Wisecarver   See fewer
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Betty Jinnette
Mrs. Wisecarver Mrs. Wisecarver   See fewer
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Kathleen Freeman
Mrs. Marver, The Landlady Mrs. Marver, The Landlady   See fewer
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Peter Hobbs
The Judge The Judge   See fewer
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Tony Longo
Carlo, Judy's Husband Carlo, Judy's Husband   See fewer
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Douglas Rowe
Uncle Clete Uncle Clete   See fewer
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Ernie Lively
Chief Kelsey (Papa Bear) (as Ernie Brown) Chief Kelsey (Papa Bear) (as Ernie Brown)   See fewer
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Kim Myers
Wendy, The Usherette Wendy, The Usherette   See fewer
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Dana Short
Alberta Alberta   See fewer
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Joshua Cadman
Tony (as Josh Cadman) Tony (as Josh Cadman)   See fewer
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Nan Woods
Madeline Madeline   See fewer
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Barbara Wint
School Nurse School Nurse   See fewer
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Burr Middleton
FBI Agent Harrow FBI Agent Harrow   See fewer
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Jared Chandler
Western Union Messenger Western Union Messenger   See fewer
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Edith Fellows
Dorothy Long, Judy's Mother Dorothy Long, Judy's Mother   See fewer
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Tom Tarpey
Reporter #1 in Front Yard Reporter #1 in Front Yard   See fewer
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Crane Jackson
Reporter #2 in Front Yard Reporter #2 in Front Yard   See fewer
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Neil Elliot
Arresting Cop Arresting Cop   See fewer
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Mae Williams
Angry Neighbor #1 Angry Neighbor #1   See fewer
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Janet Rotblatt
Angry Neighbor #2 Angry Neighbor #2   See fewer
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Harvey J. Goldenberg
Yuma Marriage License Clerk Yuma Marriage License Clerk   See fewer
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Tom Maier
Yuma Judge Yuma Judge   See fewer
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Putter Smith
Minister Minister   See fewer
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Lenore Woodward
Justice of the Peace Justice of the Peace   See fewer
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Lee Garlington
Schlitz' Waitress Schlitz' Waitress   See fewer
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Charles C. Stevenson Jr.
Western Union Telegraph Clerk (as Charles C. Stevenson) Western Union Telegraph Clerk (as Charles C. Stevenson)   See fewer
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Carl D. Parker
Ticket Agent Ticket Agent   See fewer
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Wayne Grace
Bus Driver Bus Driver   See fewer
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Jeffrey Alan Chandler
Hotel Clerk Hotel Clerk   See fewer
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Robert Gould
Det. Glore Det. Glore   See fewer
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Jordan Myers
Desk Sergeant Desk Sergeant   See fewer
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Rick Salassi
News Photographer #1 News Photographer #1   See fewer
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Walter G. Zeri
Sonny's Cellmate Sonny's Cellmate   See fewer
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Nitche Vo Miller
Judy's Cellmate #1 Judy's Cellmate #1   See fewer
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Laura Bastianelli
Judy's Cellmate #2 Judy's Cellmate #2   See fewer
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Thomas Ryan
News Photographer #2 News Photographer #2   See fewer
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Ted Noose
Denver Reporter #1 Denver Reporter #1   See fewer
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Charlie Holliday
Denver Reporter #2 Denver Reporter #2   See fewer
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Valerie Reynolds
Policewoman Policewoman   See fewer
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Rocky Giordani
Tough Inmate Tough Inmate   See fewer
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Darwyn Swalve
Huge Inmate Huge Inmate   See fewer
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W.T. Zacha
Jail Guard Jail Guard   See fewer
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Kitty Swink
Betty, Sponge Bath Nurse Betty, Sponge Bath Nurse   See fewer
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Sarah Partridge
Winking Nurse Winking Nurse   See fewer
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Steve Whittaker
Three-Fingered Surgeon Three-Fingered Surgeon   See fewer
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Thomas Albert Clay
Five-Fingered Surgeon Five-Fingered Surgeon   See fewer
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Tony Monaco
L.A. District Attorney L.A. District Attorney   See fewer
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Terry Camilleri
Mr. Browning, Judy's Lawyer Mr. Browning, Judy's Lawyer   See fewer
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Mike Darrell
Bailiff Bailiff   See fewer
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David Schermerhorn
Courtroom Heckler #1 Courtroom Heckler #1   See fewer
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Courtroom Heckler #2 Courtroom Heckler #2   See fewer
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Cletus Young
Sonny's Guard Sonny's Guard   See fewer
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Guy Christopher
L.A. Reporter #1 L.A. Reporter #1   See fewer
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Paul Keith
L.A. Reporter #2 L.A. Reporter #2   See fewer
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Neal Jano
L.A. Reporter #3 L.A. Reporter #3   See fewer
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Bert Conway
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Joycee Katz
Rosie the Riveter Rosie the Riveter   See fewer
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Ana Helena Berenguer
Maria the Tuna Lady Maria the Tuna Lady   See fewer
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Jay Varela
Maria's Husband the Tuna Foreman Maria's Husband the Tuna Foreman   See fewer
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Michael Bandoni
Rooming House Boarder Rooming House Boarder   See fewer
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Sheila Rogers
Mrs. Kelsey, 'Mama Bear' Mrs. Kelsey, 'Mama Bear'   See fewer
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Heath Jones
Paradise Reporter Paradise Reporter   See fewer
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S.A. Griffin
Cpl. Howard Glatt, USMC Cpl. Howard Glatt, USMC   See fewer
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Tom Patten
Marine with 'Stars and Stripes' Marine with 'Stars and Stripes'   See fewer
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Randy Peters
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Niles Brewster
High School Principal High School Principal   See fewer
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Bess Meyer
Slapping Teenage Girl Slapping Teenage Girl   See fewer
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Slapping Teenage Boy Slapping Teenage Boy   See fewer
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Andrew Roperto
Switchblade Kid at Youth Facility Switchblade Kid at Youth Facility   See fewer
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Thomas W. Ashworth
Man on Train Who Spots Sonny (as Tom Ashworth) Man on Train Who Spots Sonny (as Tom Ashworth)   See fewer
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Woman on Train Woman on Train   See fewer
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Alan Brady, Newsreel Narrator (voice) (uncredited) Alan Brady, Newsreel Narrator (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Inmate (uncredited) Inmate (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Hope (voice) (uncredited) Bob Hope (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 826 votes