Simon
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In this far-out comedy that slams it to academia, television, and the military, Simon (Alan Arkin) is a puffed-up professor who is boondoggled by a group of geniuses in a think tank. Becker (Austin Pendleton) leads the wacked-out thinkers as they invent off-the-wall games to keep themselves amused instead of solving global problems in ecology or whatever. They manage to convince Simon he is really a space alien, but then Simon gets away from them and takes refuge in a strange commune headed up by a former television executive (Adolph Green) whose bible is TV Guide. Simon's life does not… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Simon is propelled by a witty screenplay and the energetic brio of Alan Arkin in the lead role."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"The direction of the story is anyone's guess"
‑ Shane Burridge, rec.arts.movies.reviews
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