Burt Reynolds is an attractive middle-aged man who suffers a crisis of confidence when ditched by his ambitious singer wife (Candice Bergen), until he begins to forge a new new relationship with an equally insecure teacher (Jill Clayburgh). But when the wife attempts a reconciliation - seduction followed by a truly excruciating song she has composed for him - he realizes where his loyalty lies. Written by
Phil Potter would like to straighten out his life...One way, or the other.
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Did You Know?
Production on this picture reportedly wrapped about two days ahead of schedule according to the 14th February 1979 edition of show-business trade paper 'The Hollywood Reporter'. See more
Moving mic shadow is visible on wall in scene where Phil meets Marie's children. See more
Mr. Potter, class doesn't let out until 10.
Better Than Ever
Music by Marvin Hamlisch
Lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager
Also sung by Stephanie Mills
Produced by James Mtume
(as Mtume) and Reggie Lucas
(as Lucas) See more