See full summary » Set in 1969, a twelve-year-old grows up in Key West with his mother, who is paying the bills by stripping at the local topless bar.
The boy finds out about her activities and tries to ...
See full summary » When a professional couple who have lived & worked together for many years finally decide to marry, their sudden betrothal causes many unexpectedly funny and awkward difficulties. See full summary » When, unbeknownst to Gloria, a microfilm cassette is left with her by a dying agent, she becomes entangled in a complicated series of events.
Finally, with the help of San Francisco detective Tony Carlson, she begins to turn the tables on her pursuers.
It becomes clear that the nerfarious crew after her are plotting a dastardly deed indeed - to assassinate the Pope as he visits the city to see _The Mikado_.
Gloria and Tony must race against time to prevent this terrible crime. However, the studio opted for Goldie Hawn when Spelling-Goldberg Productions, the producers of Fawcett's hit TV series Charlie's Angels (1976), warned all the studios that "they would be sued for damages if they employed me," Fawcett told The Associated Press in 1979.
She was still under contract with Spelling-Goldberg when she left the show. Although most of us today remember him fondly as the dad from the "Vacation" movies, he plays a different type of character here, and it is effective.
See more » Chevy Chase is not a great comedian, at least not anymore, but at one point in his career he WAS funny. He's still humorous (I've never seen him play a 100% serious dramatic role) but less stupid than usual, and his character - a police officer - calls for a more realistic attitude.
He's assigned to help Goldie Hawn's character in the film, who is being pursued by an albino and the Catholic church after a microchip is given to her by a dying man on the street.After a failed assassination attempt, she calls the police, but only Chase believes her.Hawn lives in an apartment building maintained by the late Burgess Meredith.Foul Play is an American detective comedy/drama that aired from January 26 until August 23, 1981 on ABC.The series was based on the hit 1978 theatrical film of the same name, and retained many of the same characterizations, as well as the San Francisco setting of the film. Boyett and Hal Sitowitz, under Paramount Television (now known as CBS Television Distribution).The lead roles played by Goldie Hawn and Chevy Chase in the film were taken over by Deborah Raffin and Barry Bostwick, respectively, in the series.