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The Main Event (1979)

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The stars of the classic screwball comedy WHAT'S UP, DOC? -- Academy Award-winning superstar Barbra Streisand and Ryan O'Neal -- reunite in this fancy footwork romantic comedy about a bankrupt perfume manufacturer who finds her one remaining asset is the … View More
Genres Comedy, Romance
Director Howard Zieff
Starring Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Paul Sand, Patti D'Arbanville View More

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Movie Summary

The stars of the classic screwball comedy WHAT'S UP, DOC? -- Academy Award-winning superstar Barbra Streisand and Ryan O'Neal -- reunite in this fancy footwork romantic comedy about a bankrupt perfume manufacturer who finds her one remaining asset is the ownership of a has-been boxer. It's a love match between the boxer and his new owner as they spar both in and outside of the ring. Co-starring Richard Lawson and Ernie Hudson.
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Movie Details

Genres Comedy, Romance
Director Howard Zieff
Starring Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Paul Sand, Patti D'Arbanville, Whitman Mayo, Rory Calhoun, Ernie Hudson, Richard Lawson, Chu Chu Malave
Studio Name Warner Bros.
Release Date 1979
VUDU Release Date 05/07/2009
Rating PG About Ratings
Running Time 109 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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