The Heartbreak Kid (1972)

ELAINE MAY Bil’s rating (out of 5):  BBBB.  USA, 1972.  Palomar Pictures.  Story by Bruce Jay Friedman, Screenplay by Neil Simon.  Cinematography by Owen Roizman.  Produced by Edgar J. Scherick.  Music by Garry Sherman.  Production Design by Richard Sylbert.  Costume Design by Anthea Sylbert.  Film Editing by John Carter.  Academy Awards 1972.  Golden Globe Awards 1972.   Without a doubt one of the funniest movies ever made. Charles Grodin is … More The Heartbreak Kid (1972)

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