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R| 1 hr. 50 min.

Plot Summary
Billy (Timothy Daly) returns home to Baltimore to serve as the best man at his upcoming wedding of his childhood buddy Eddie (Steve Guttenberg). In the meantime, he and Eddie get together with their friends at the local diner, where they trade stories about their lives. All they really want to do is go back to being the carefree boys they once were, but they know it cannot be. Their funny and at times revealing exchanges help each other face the mounting responsibility of adulthood.

Cast: Steve Guttenberg , Mickey Rourke , Kevin Bacon , Timothy Daly , Ellen Barkin , Paul Reiser , Kathryn Dowling , Michael Tucker

Director: Barry Levinson

Genres: Comedy drama

Diner (1982)

Release Date: April 2nd, 1982|1 hr. 50 min.

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  • 100
    TV Guide

    Diner is an often hilarious, frequently touching film. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Diner is often a very funny movie, although I laughed most freely not at the sexual pranks but at the movie's accurate ear, as it reproduced dialogue with great comic accuracy. show more

  • 88
    Boston Globe

    Barry Levinson's Diner is an extremely clever, slick male fantasy that takes some time to work out its mood and tone but ultimately blossoms into a moving film. [16 Apr 1982] show more

  • February 15, 2010 frgbsmi
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    Terrific guy flick acted by a new breed of actors of thier time... excellent! Great for a Saturday night "dinner and a movie" relaxing evening at home

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Because the first thing that comes to mind when you think about Barry Levinson's coming-of-age period piece 'Diner' is Sheryl Crow, the director and singer are coming together to turn the 1982...

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