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Just Tell Me What You Want

R| 1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
New York City corporate head Max Herschel (Alan King) maintains a miserable marriage and several ongoing affairs, the most serious of which involves ambitious TV producer Bones Burton (Ali MacGraw). However, the outspoken Bones is tired of being the woman on the side, and when Max refuses to take her more seriously, she dumps him for young writer Steven Routledge (Peter Weller). But Max is a man who's used to getting just what he wants, and he doesn't take rejection lying down.

Cast: Ali MacGraw , Alan King , Myrna Loy , Keenan Wynn , Tony Roberts , Peter Weller , Sara Truslow , Judy Kaye

Director: Sidney Lumet

Genres: Comedy drama

Just Tell Me What You Want (1980)

Release Date: January 1st, 1980|1 hr. 52 min.

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