For Pete's Sake
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Barbra Streisand returns to the screwball-comedy milieu of What's Up Doc? in the lightweight For Pete's Sake. As a Brooklyn hausfrau named Henry (!), our heroine will do anything to help her cabdriver husband Pete (Michael Sarrazin) get ahead. When Pete begins to play the stock market, Henry borrows three grand from a loan shark, thereby setting off a series of comic catastrophes. Molly Picon is perfection itself as a money-savvy madam who holds the key to Pete and Henry's happiness and well-being. For Pete's Sake was originally titled July Pork Bellies, a curious cognomen that… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 57%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"If it never soars, at least it hums along with a cheery, sloppy abundance of goodwill."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Snobbery
"Never scores the belly laughs it desires."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Mediocre Streisand vehicle."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
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