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"A temptingly tasteful comedy for adults who can count."
  • R
  • 1979
  • 2 hr 2 min
  • 6.1  (19,175)
  • 68

The 1979 romantic comedy film '10' directed by Blake Edwards, featuring Dudley Moore, Bo Derek, and Julie Andrews in significant roles, follows the story of a middle-aged songwriter's infatuation with a glamorous younger woman while trying to figure out the complexities of love, life, and relationships. The movie begins with George Webber (Dudley Moore), a successful songwriter, and a happy-go-lucky guy, turning 42 and feeling dissatisfied with his current life. He has everything that a man could ask for - a luxurious mansion, a beautiful girlfriend, and a wonderful career, but he still feels like something is missing. While driving to his dentist appointment, he spots a beautiful young woman with blonde hair, Jenny Miles (Bo Derek), and becomes instantly obsessed with her. He follows her to a hotel where she is staying with her boyfriend, and George checks in at the same hotel even though he doesn't need to be there.

As George tries to figure out how he can meet Jenny, he runs into his ex-wife, who tells him about her new boyfriend, a successful businessman, and shares that she's sleeping with him despite being married to George. Meanwhile, George's girlfriend Samantha (Julie Andrews), wants George to commit to their relationship and have children, but George is not interested in settling down.

George finally meets Jenny at a beach cottage, and they spend some time together. George, who's drawn to Jenny because of her physical beauty, sees her as a perfect ten out of ten, and the number 10 becomes a metaphor throughout the movie. Jenny reveals that she's in a troubled relationship with her boyfriend, and George offers her a ride back to Los Angeles. During the car ride, George and Jenny develop a connection as they bond over music, and Jenny reveals her aspirations of becoming a famous model.

As George starts to feel a genuine connection with Jenny, he begins to question his own life choices and insecurities. He's suddenly confronted with the harsh realities of aging, and is forced to contemplate his place in the world. He also becomes more conscious of his own flaws, and realizes that his obsession with Jenny is futile as she's already taken.

Throughout the movie, the characters' relationships and complexities are explored in-depth. George's relationship with Samantha is tested, and he's forced to confront his fear of commitment. Samantha, who's been patient with George, realizes that their relationship has run its course as George's obsession with Jenny becomes more apparent. Jenny's own relationship with her boyfriend comes under strain, and she's conflicted about her feelings for George.

The film's climax takes place at a costume party, where George, dressed as a matador, chases after Jenny, dressed as a bride. While pursuing her, George experiences a mid-life crisis and begins to question his own sanity. In the end, the characters find resolution as George realizes his feelings for Samantha, Jenny goes back to her boyfriend, and the movie concludes with a hopeful message of finding meaning and contentment in one's own life.

Overall, '10' is an engaging, character-driven comedy that explores the complexities of love, life, and relationships with sincerity, humor, and empathy. The chemistry between Dudley Moore and Bo Derek is palpable, and the movie's satirical humor and playful energy make it a unique and entertaining watch. With an iconic soundtrack, memorable scenes, and unforgettable characters, '10' stands as a timeless classic in the romantic comedy genre.

10 is a 1979 comedy with a runtime of 2 hours and 2 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1 and a MetaScore of 68.

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