Max Dugan Returns (1983)

PG   |    |  Comedy, Drama

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An English teacher and struggling single mother has her life disrupted when the father who abandoned her as a child comes back into her life.




  • Jason Robards and Marsha Mason in Max Dugan Returns (1983)
  • Donald Sutherland in Max Dugan Returns (1983)
  • Matthew Broderick and Marsha Mason in Max Dugan Returns (1983)
  • Max Dugan Returns (1983)
  • Matthew Broderick and Jason Robards in Max Dugan Returns (1983)
  • Max Dugan Returns (1983)

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Herbert Ross


Neil Simon

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The movie is unique in the Marsha Mason - Neil Simon collaborative canon in that Mason, in a lead starring role in a Simon film, sports light brown/ash blonde hair whereas in all the other films Mason starred in and written by her then husband Simon Mason had always been... ...


Max Dugan: My name isn't Parker.
Michael McPhee: Its not?
Max Dugan: No. Its Wittgenstein.
Michael McPhee: Wittgenstein?
Max Dugan: Gus Wittgenstein.


After a dinner, Max lights a cigar but it never fully ignites. A moment later, the cigar has half an inch of ash at the end.


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Comedy | Drama

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