The Main Event
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Barbra Streisand and Ryan O'Neal attempt to recapture the screwball spark of What's Up, Doc? in the labored farce The Main Event. Streisand plays Hillary Kramer, a bankrupt perfume executive who discovers that one of her tax write-offs from more prosperous times was the ownership of prizefighter Kid Natural (Ryan O' Neal). Kid Natural is now a driving instructor who wants nothing to do with boxing, but Hillary is determined to resurrect the Kid's less-than-spectacular boxing career. She installs herself as the Kid's manager and tries to get him in shape to go the distance.… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 38%

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"Forgettable Streisand-O'Neal comedy romance set in boxing ring."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
"A good mainstream comedy that's better than its reputation."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, Fantastica Daily
"entertaining misfire"
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
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