How to Beat the High Cost of Living Poster

Release Date: 1979

DVD Release Date: February 18th, 2003

PG|1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary
A female trio of longtime friends once had happy lives, but now the dregs of suburbia and economic hardships are getting to them. Divorcée Jane (Susan Saint James) is dating the financially lacking Robert (Fred Willard), and she gets pregnant despite their lack of money. Elaine (Jane Curtin) is broke after her recent divorce. And Louise (Jessica Lange) is struggling with a failing business. In the midst of these problems, the seemingly average women hatch a plan to rip off a local mall.

Cast: Susan Saint James, Jane Curtin, Jessica Lange, Richard Benjamin, Fred Willard, Eddie Albert, Dabney Coleman, Art Metrano

Director: Robert Scheerer

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: American Internat'l Pics