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Nothing Personal (1980)

Suzanne Somers, an environmentally concerned lawyer, was hired by Donald Sutherland to halt the construction on a breeding ground of endangered species of seals. In HD.

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George Bloomfield

Writer:

Robert Kaufman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Donald Sutherland ... Roger Keller
Suzanne Somers ... Abigail Adams
Lawrence Dane ... Ralston
Roscoe Lee Browne ... Paxton
Dabney Coleman ... Dickerson
Sean McCann Sean McCann ... Jake
Chief Dan George ... Oscar
John Dehner ... Senator
Gary Reineke Gary Reineke ... Colonel
David Steinberg ... Talk Show Host
Craig Russell Craig Russell ... Talk Show Guest
Sean Sullivan ... Dean Collier
Michael Wincott ... Peter
Catherine O'Hara ... Audrey
Douglas Campbell Douglas Campbell ... Crichett, Sr.
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Suzanne Somers, an environmentally concerned lawyer, was hired by Donald Sutherland to halt the construction on a breeding ground of endangered species of seals. In HD.

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Donald Sutherland and Suzanne Somers break the law in thirty-seven states, Puerto Rico and the Panama Canal Zone.

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Comedy

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 April 1980 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

A Ocasião faz o Herói See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Budget:

CAD 5,000,000 (estimated)
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Mono

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Color
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Suzanne Somers writes in her autobiography that Donald Sutherland pretty much assumed direction of the actors once it became apparent that filmmaker George Bloomfield was in over-his-head. See more »

Quotes

Dickerson: [indicating a large photograph] So this is Dawson Bay as it would appear today. As you can see - blue skies, mountains, green hills, a river, beach. Nice but a little ho-hum.
Dickerson: [indicating a 3D table model] Now out of that wilderness, is Dunbar's projected community of the future, which I think is very exciting. We have homes here now, running from 49,999 to 79,999 depending upon the location, the view, the extras, the cul-de sacs. The sewers are part of the package.
Dickerson: Er, well, let me go straight to...
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Nothing Personal
Sung by Suzanne Somers
Music and Lyrics by Peter Mann
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Watch it for the ending!
4 February 2005 | by anth001See all my reviews

Amongst a group of Donald Sutherland devotees, I watched this film with numb awe. That a film could be so incredibly unfunny despite a video cover describing it as a "riotous romantic comedy" was disappointing to say the least. The film contained none of Donald Sutherland's eccentric acting traits, which I enjoy in most of his other performances, and it was hard to recollect exactly which part was "riotous", though my friends and I thought we may have found it. I love films that are so awful that they are great, but his one failed to measure up even to this standard.

Despite this negative opinion, I must still advise anyone with an interest in Donald Sutherland, Suzanne Somers, or bad movies, that one should watch this all the way through, despite the tedium, to appreciate the bizarre and remarkable ending. Even though I could not describe what it is, it is to be seen to be believed. That someone, or some people, at the end of several months work watched this last scene and thought "Yeah, that makes a good ending" defies belief. Watch it for the ending!


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