Seems Like Old Times
Seems Like Old Times (1980)

For the first (and thus far the only) time in his career, Chevy Chase plays a genuinely sympathetic character in Neil Simon's Seems Like Old Times. This time around, Chase is a divorced novelist who is abducted by crooks and set up as… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 19, 1980
DVD Release Date: March 19, 2002
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71%
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gary Arnold
Washington Post

The utterly inane tone and lackluster presentation of "Seems Like Old Times" conspire to diminish the personality resources and comis skills its costars do command.

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TV Guide

A thin plot heavily laden with many of Neil Simon's best one-liners makes this a pleasant way to spend 102 minutes. Chevy Chase is forced to abet some bank robbers, and soon the cops are after him.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Seems Like Old Times is filled with madcap scenes and zany one-liners.

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Don Macpherson
Time Out

After an hour, you begin to realise the irony of Neil Simon winning awards for Outstanding Writing ...

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Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

Chase, Hawn and Grodin give it their all in Neil Simon's Seems Like Old Times

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Film4

Hardly groundbreaking stuff, but it's a breeze.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

Miss Hawn is as sweetly zany as ever. She has clearly established herself as the most delightful comedienne now working in movies ...

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Mildy amusing with Chevy and Goldie in their prime.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Mildly diverting romantic comedy that plays like a sitcom.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer S.
An easily forgotten, but not altogether horrible romantic comedy, this turkey was written by Neil Simon in his first time writing a screenplay straight for the… More
Mason Williams
I love Goldie Hawn and Chevy Chase together. Chevy in this film is on the run from the police and hiding at his ex-wives home. All I have to say is… More
Kevin M. Williams
With a heartfelt admiration for the Marx Bros. and vaudevillian drawing room pieces, Neil Simon's writing takes center stage in this afternoon comedy about… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
Not a sequel to "Foul Play"! There's little mystery here with Chevy Chase as a fugitive hiding at his ex-wife Goldie Hawn's house. Charles… More
Aj V
A hilarious comedy about love and marriage. It's sort of a love adventure, and it's fun. I really liked this movie, and it has a good cast too.
jay nixon
a funny silly romp of a movie with three pros working at top speed.