More Than Friends

Overview

This made-for-TV ancestor to When Harry Met Sally stars the then-married Rob Reiner and Penny Marshall in what was essentially a replay of their own courtship. Covering a timespan from 1958 to 1971, the teleplay written by Reiner and his frequent collaborator Phil Mishkin asks the musical question "Should would-be novelist Alan Corkus Reiner and aspiring actress Maddy Pearlman Marshall become lovers, or merely remain good friends?" The whimsical nature of the plotline was carried over into the ABC network's ad ...
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Overview

This made-for-TV ancestor to When Harry Met Sally stars the then-married Rob Reiner and Penny Marshall in what was essentially a replay of their own courtship. Covering a timespan from 1958 to 1971, the teleplay written by Reiner and his frequent collaborator Phil Mishkin asks the musical question "Should would-be novelist Alan Corkus Reiner and aspiring actress Maddy Pearlman Marshall become lovers, or merely remain good friends?" The whimsical nature of the plotline was carried over into the ABC network's ad campaign for the film, which was touted as "A Like Story." More Than Friends first aired on October 20, 1978.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/1/2012
  • UPC: 043396401341
  • Original Release: 1978
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  • Source: Sony Pictures Home
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 80,765

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Penny Marshall Maddy Pearlman
Rob Reiner Alan Corkus
Phillip Richard Allen William Kane
Fawne Harriman Beverly
Army Archerd Himself
Carl Gottlieb Director
Cindy Fisher Wind
Marianne Bunch Monastery Girl
Pamela Hayden Sky
Kip King Lily Pad Pal
Richard Crystal Assistant Director
Linda Gillin Hippie-in-Training
Paul Micale Dominic
Frank Martone Slanski
Alexander Petale Cocciatti
William L. Sumper Monk Waiter
Mike Preminger Customer
Michael Brown Anthony
Jerry Vicki Passerby
Thomas Chu Waiter
Dabney Coleman Josh Harrington
Howard Hesseman Avery Salminella
Kay Medford Gertie
Claudette Nevins Frances Harrington
Joe Pantoliano Ralphie
Michael McKean Terry Christopher
Technical Credits
James Burrows Director
Ross Bellah Art Director
Lee Burch Editor
Fred Karlin Score Composer
Robert J. Koster Production Manager
Philip Mishkin Executive Producer, Teleplay
Sol Negrin Cinematographer
Rob Reiner Executive Producer, Teleplay
Donald Roberts Art Director
Jack Swain Cinematographer
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