Nothing in Common

Synopsis: David Basner is a successful advertising executive who has it all: Money, happiness, and women who want him. Then one day his world falls apart when his mother leaves his father. Now, he must balance his life between his mother, who is happy with her newfound independence, and his father, a recently laid off salesman who is hard-headed, stubborn, and hides a lot from David. Now David must cope with the downfall of his family and his life.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Garry Marshall
Production: TriStar Pictures
  1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
5.9
Metacritic:
62
Rotten Tomatoes:
57%
PG
Year:
1986
118 min
637 Views


- Oh. Mm.

- Heh, heh.

- You've done this before.

- No.

Obviously you have.

- Oh, God.

- Obviously.

- I have to go back to work.

- No.

- You don't have to go to work.

- Yes, I do.

- I have to go. It's time.

- No, no.

Wait a minute.

Just, just, just...

Just give me, like,

10 minutes more.

Fifteen, 20 minutes

more? Come on.

- I want to show you something.

- What?

What is this thing?

How does this work?

Am I supposed to twist

this or something?

Whoa.

Was that you?

We're experiencing

minor turbulence.

Please observe the

fasten-seat-belt sign.

- Would you get me a cup of coffee?

- No problem.

Flight attendants,

prepare for landing.

I have to get back to work.

We'll be landing in 30 minutes.

I'm a frequent flyer.

They gave me a bonus.

Good morning.

We're on final approach to Chicago's

O'Hare International Airport.

The Captain has turn on

the non-smoking sign.

Please extinguish all cigarettes, and return

your seats to the full upright position.

The temperature on the ground is 75 degrees.

The local time is 8:10 am.

On behalf of our crew,

thank you for flying Trans Allied,

the official airline

of the Indiana Pacers.

Young and free

Kickin' the fences down

Somewhere hearts are breaking

But he can't hear the sound

They got nothin' in common

He's miles away

On the wings of a dream

He's all caught up

In that world of his

She says, "I'm gonna miss you

But I can't live like this

We got nothin' in common"

So sad to say

It has to be this way

Everyone's on a road

Of their own

Everyone's gotta find

A heart a home

Loving strangers

That's you and me

Gonna know the way to love

Is a little honesty

Everybody needs to know

That there will somewhere

Someday

Be someone to call their own

Everybody needs to hope

That there will

one day come

A someone just in time

Everyone's on a road

Of their own

Everyone's gotta find

A heart a home

Loving strangers

That's you and me

Gonna know the way to love

Is a little honesty

No lights.

- Sign for no lights at Wrigley Field.

- I've signed.

No lights at Wrigley Field.

From Davenport?

That's one of the quad cities.

Twice as good as the Twin Cities.

Good luck.

Matty and Matty,

the maintenance men.

What are the odds of that?

Two Mattys in one building.

- Welcome back.

- Polly, still pushing grapes.

- Is she filling out an application?

- Yes, she is.

Ooh. Don't do it.

It's hell through these doors.

Hi, Kathy. Tell that lady

the truth about advertising.

BG and L hell.

Here's the guys who

are working very hard.

Oh!

Right up inside.

This is all I can spare today.

- Thanks, dude.

- Mr. Basner.

Two examples for child labor laws.

Check out the talent.

- I'm back. Remember me?

- Shh.

They're in there.

Thanks, Donovan.

I brought you a gift

from the Bahamas. Why?

Because you crack me up.

You make me laugh.

Is this red tie day?

Nobody told me.

- Bloody Friday.

- Hear what happened to Clemens?

- He got terminated.

- We fired Clemens?

I'm sorry to hear that.

He was an a**hole.

Come on.

- Ted? How are you?

- All right.

Congratulations

on the promotion.

That's big of you.

Is today your birthday?

- Welcome back, Basner.

- You want to see my tan line?

Clemens is gone. Rumor has it

he stored drugs in his cubicle.

- Slice his chair.

- Get airport dogs.

Doris, did you miss me?

Of course you did.

Thanks for the quickie.

You wear me out.

Put that out.

I see the smoke.

Where's the best and the brightest?

The real creative aspect.

- The boss is back.

- You don't check anything.

Welcome back, Mr. Basner.

You cut it close, you know.

Ten urgent messages, but you're

due in the conference room.

Get this fixed.

It almost killed me.

- Who's got a team?

- We got a team.

We got Dale, Rick, Brian,

Cameron, Mishi...

I don't know where

your lips have been.

How's the Bahamas?

Great, but you wouldn't like diving.

You can't smoke underwater.

This is adorable.

Brian, that was great.

Who locked it?

It's a joke.

It's an office.

Let's lose the plant.

- Look at this. It's a man's desk.

- Bring us any presents?

I have gifts for every one of you,

including a figurehead from a

ship 300 feet below the sea.

That's for me.

What?

An office with a window.

Oh, for me? This is lovely.

We don't handle these people.

Hey, I can see traffic accidents

from up here.

- Okay, staff!

- Listen up.

You infectious group of guys and gals,

the first order of business is: Out!

No work right now.

Not yet.

I love these kind

of meetings:
Short.

I went shopping.

New office, clothes, image.

That's nice.

- You've got a meeting now.

- I will not forget.

Once I was on a shore

And I felt alone

Four, three, two, one.

If you give me your love

Open your heart

Life is made for livin'

Tear it apart

You turn into what you do

And I did it

I did it

Adidas, I did it this time

I did it, I did it, I did it

Once I was on a shore

But now I do it

That's it. Talk to me about it.

Somebody, anybody.

The account is

as happy as a clam.

Market tests show it does big.

Especially in Europe, our main target.

- You do nice work, Basner.

- He should after the raise he just got.

That's it. Thank you very much.

Let's go.

Now, about that lunch...

No, do that, and put the memo

on my desk in my new office.

- Congratulations.

- Thank you.

Donovan,

play that back for me, okay?

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