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Older Woman, Younger Man Themed Movies


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#1 of 32 OFFLINE   Lorna R

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Posted April 21 2003 - 04:09 AM

I’ve got somewhat of a themed movie week going on and I’ve already run out of movies. Any suggestions for movies where an older woman, younger man relationship (generally romantic) is a significant feature? Any year, any genre. So far it has been: The Graduate (1967) Not a personal favourite but I do love Anne Bancroft in this one. Love and Pain and The Whole Damn Thing (1972) Highly melodramatic but has some great comedic moments. Somewhat overlooked Maggie Smith role. Nice Spain visuals as well. Tim (1979) Roll your eyes all you want, it fits the theme. A bargain-bin favourite.

#2 of 32 OFFLINE   ThomasC

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Posted April 21 2003 - 04:22 AM

I haven't seen it yet, but I believe Unfaithful falls into the category. Older woman has an affair with younger man. If anything, Diane Lane's performance should impress you.

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Posted April 21 2003 - 04:23 AM

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#4 of 32 OFFLINE   Michael Reuben

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Posted April 21 2003 - 04:29 AM

White Palace.

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#5 of 32 OFFLINE   JonZ

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Posted April 21 2003 - 04:32 AM

My G/F is 13 years older than me and asked this same question about a year ago.The only ones I could think of at the time was "To Die For" and "The Graduate" Heres a few more: How Stella Got Her Groove Back The Good Girl White Palace The Secret Of My Success

#6 of 32 OFFLINE   Stevan Lay

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Posted April 21 2003 - 04:43 AM

Y tu mamá también

#7 of 32 OFFLINE   Alex Spindler

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Posted April 21 2003 - 04:45 AM

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#8 of 32 OFFLINE   Dave Poehlman

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Posted April 21 2003 - 04:47 AM

Don't forget the Rob Lowe classic: Class (1983)

#9 of 32 OFFLINE   Craig

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Posted April 21 2003 - 05:41 AM

Summer Of '42 Get Out Your Hankerchiefs

#10 of 32 OFFLINE   Malcolm R

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Posted April 21 2003 - 05:52 AM

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#11 of 32 OFFLINE   Brad Hood

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Posted April 21 2003 - 05:58 AM

Sunset Boulevard. Really great movie about a 50-something Hollywood has-been and her younger kept man. Nice new transfer as well.

#12 of 32 OFFLINE   Brook K

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Posted April 21 2003 - 06:14 AM

All That Heaven Allows with Jane Wyman as a wealthy widow who falls in love with her younger gardener played by Rock Hudson.
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#13 of 32 OFFLINE   Jesse Skeen

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Posted April 21 2003 - 06:48 AM

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#14 of 32 OFFLINE   Steve_Ch

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Posted April 21 2003 - 06:48 AM

Private Lessons - I think there are a couple different versions of this, but I also think all of them falls under the older woman, younger man theme.

#15 of 32 OFFLINE   Jason Whyte

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Posted April 21 2003 - 07:10 AM

Crush (2002) with Andie MacDowell
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#16 of 32 OFFLINE   Elizabeth S

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Posted April 21 2003 - 07:34 AM

The Piano Teacher (perhaps not "romantic" per se) Posted Image

#17 of 32 OFFLINE   Hunter P

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Posted April 22 2003 - 04:55 AM

Gotcha! (1985) -- Stars Anthony Edwards of "ER" fame.Posted Image
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#18 of 32 OFFLINE   Alex Spindler

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Posted April 22 2003 - 05:11 AM

One I forgot: The outstanding Rambling Rose with Laura Dern and Lukas Haas. Watch out, as the newer release is only MAR (Modified Aspect Ratio) at 4:3.

Also, check out The Good Girl with Jennifer Aniston. Not that she is too much older, but it may match your theme if you stretch it.

#19 of 32 OFFLINE   Hunter P

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Posted April 22 2003 - 07:29 AM

Another 80's classic: Vision Quest
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Posted April 22 2003 - 09:07 AM

Roger Dodger Afterglow Kingpin Harvard Man The Devil's Backbone In the Bedroom American Pie I & II Spanking the Monkey The Pallbearer Just to name a few




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