The Lonely Guy

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Facts and Figures

Run time: 90 mins

In Theaters: Friday 27th January 1984

Distributed by: MCA Universal Home Video

Production compaines: Universal Pictures, Aspen Film Society

Reviews 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 48%
Fresh: 10 Rotten: 11

IMDB: 6.2 / 10

Cast & Crew



Starring: Steve Martin as Larry Hubbard, Charles Grodin as Warren Evans, Merv Griffin as Himself, Judith Ivey as Iris, Steve Lawrence as Jack Fenwick, Robyn Douglass as Danielle, Joyce Brothers as Herself (as Dr. Joyce Brothers), Elizabeth Kaitan as (uncredited)

The Lonely Guy Movie Review

Before Arthur Hiller lost his mind and his talent, he produced this oddball Steve Martin flick, wherein an oblivious cuckold of a boyfriend is dumped by his girlfriend and quickly becomes a "lonely guy," '80s parlance for a loser bachelor. With pal Charles Grodin (wonderful here), he explores the bar scene, pick-up artistry, and the world of the house plant before writing a bestseller about his experiences and making it big. Funny stuff, though Martin's soliloquies to the camera get a little tiresome.


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The Lonely Guy Rating

" Excellent "


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