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Kiss Me, Stupid (1964) was a Comedy - Romance Film directed by Billy Wilder and produced by Billy Wilder.

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Netflix Instant Pick #7 – Kiss Me, Stupid

By Lindsey on Apr 7, 2012 From The Motion Pictures

Kiss Me, Stupid (1964) is a very fun comedy, almost as lovable as its star, Dean Martin. Martin portrays an exaggerated version of himself: a womanizing singer named Dino (no surprise there) who gets stuck in a small town with car trouble. A local songwriting duo plots to try to get him to pick up o... Read full article


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Dino: There was the one about this doctor, you see? He was examining a girl's knee and he says, "What's a joint like this doing on a pretty girl like you?"


Dino: [on a cabaret stage, pretending to be drunk] I have an amazing mother, you know. She is 85 years old and she don't need no glasses.
[pauses]
Dino: She drinks right out of the bottle.


Polly the Pistol: Where were you?


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The role of Zelda was originally written for Marilyn Monroe.
During a costume fitting on St. Patrick's Day, Kim Novak made people laugh by wearing an emerald in her navel instead of a rhinestone.
Kiss Me Stupid's theatrical release date and leading actor coincide with a fact of John Wayne's western movie, True Grit. True Grit was theatrically released on Wednesday, June 11th, 1969. One decade later, John Wayne lost his life, on Monday, June 11th, 1979.Kiss Me, Stupid's theatrical release date, Friday, December 25th, 1969, was 26 years before Dean Martin lost his life, on Wednesday, December 25th, 1995.
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