House Calls
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Recently widowed Dr. Nichols (Walter Matthau) finds himself ill at ease in re-entering the singles scene. Then he meets Ann Atkinson (Glenda Jackson), a patient recuperating from a jaw operation. Freshly divorced from a philandering spouse, Jackson is as reluctant to inaugurate a lasting commitment as Walter--but inaugurate they do, in a hilarious scene wherein Jackson and Walter try to emulate those romantic couples in 1930s movies who were forced by the censors to keep one foot on the floor while lying in bed. It is Jackson who encourages Matthau to stand up for his ideals during a lawsuit… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 33%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A very good comedy full of deft comic performances."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, Fantastica Daily
"House Calls is a comedy film from 1978 that features Walter Matthau, Glenda Jackson, and zero laughs."
‑ Scott Weinberg, DVDTalk.com
"Howard Ziff directs this romantic comedy with a nutty appreciation for its likeable characters."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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