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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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Zelda Spooner: ...Bobby Darin or Elvis.
Dino: Elvis who?
Zelda Spooner: I suppose you have never heard of the Beatles either.
Dino: Oh sure. And I can sing better that all three of them.
Zelda Spooner: There are four of them!
Dino: Oh, haven't you heard? One of them got his hair caught in his guitar and was electrocuted.
Zelda Spooner: You can make jokes about them but they're young and they're popular, while you...
Dino: What about me?
Zelda Spooner: Let's face it, you are over the hill.
Dino: Sure you do know how to hurt a fellow.

Dino: Now look lady, you may have heard a lot of singers but you ain't heard nothin' sung till you've heard me sung it.

Polly the Pistol: Get out of here, I've got a job to do.

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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.
Production began with Peter Sellers in the role of Orville. Sellers suffered a heart attack several weeks into production, so filming had to start over with Ray Walston in the role (after Tony Randall, Bob Hope, Danny Kaye and Tom Ewell were all considered).
Theatrically released in the USA with The Pink Phink as the preceding cartoon.
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