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The Goodbye Girl

1977 Rated PG 1hr 50m

Ex-Broadway hoofer Paula (Marsha Mason) lives with her daughter in the New York flat of her most recent lost love -- who has sublet the place. Enter brash actor and sublessee Elliot (Richard Dreyfuss, in an Oscar-winning performance), who doesn't have the heart to oust mother and child. A mismatch from the get-go, Paula and Elliot are mutually contemptuous. But that changes when his vulnerability shows after a wretched theatrical debut.

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Movie Details

1979 BAFTA®
1978 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
  • Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy)
  • Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture nominee
  • Top 100 Passions
  • Top 100 Movies nominee
1978 Academy Award®
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 13+
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1