A teenager with a death wish and a 79-year-old high on life find love in Hal Ashby's cult black comedy. Deadpan rich boy Harold (Bud Cort) keeps staging elaborate suicide tableaux to get the attention of his mother (Vivian Pickles), but she keeps planning.
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Ratings and Reviews
Critics Consensus: Hal Ashby's comedy is too dark and twisted for some, and occasionally oversteps its bounds, but there's no denying the film's warm humor and big heart.
A classic of dark comedy.
Cast & Crew
- © 1971 Paramount Pictures and Mildered Lewis and Colin Higgins Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
- English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Dutch (Subtitles), French (Subtitles, Stereo), Portuguese (Subtitles), Spanish (Stereo), Spanish (Spain) (Subtitles)
- Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.