Come Blow Your Horn

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"I tell ya, chum...laughs it is!"
  • NR
  • 1963
  • 1 hr 52 min
  • 6.0  (1,203)

Come Blow Your Horn is a 1963 American comedy film directed by Bud Yorkin and starring Frank Sinatra, Lee J. Cobb, and Molly Picon. The film is based on the play of the same name by Neil Simon. The story revolves around Alan Baker (played by Sinatra), a successful businessman who leads a dull and predictable life until his younger brother Buddy (played by Tony Bill) comes to stay with him. Buddy is a carefree young man who is looking to explore the world and experience new things. Alan is initially reluctant to take Buddy under his wing, but eventually, he agrees to introduce him to the glamorous world of showbusiness.

With Alan's help, Buddy becomes a successful nightclub comedian, but soon discovers that fame and fortune are not everything. He finds himself caught up in a world of parties, women, and endless entertainment, but also realizes that he's missing the things that truly matter in life - love, family, and meaningful relationships.

As Buddy struggles to find his place in the world, Alan is dealing with his own midlife crisis. He's married to a woman who he no longer loves and is struggling to find meaning in his successful but monotonous life. As the two brothers navigate through their personal struggles, they discover that they need each other more than they ever realized.

The film effectively captures the spirit of its time, showcasing the glamorous and exciting world of the 1960s. The chemistry between Sinatra and Bill is excellent, and their portrayal of two brothers with different perspectives on life is both humorous and touching. Lee J. Cobb's performance as the brothers' father is also noteworthy, adding a layer of emotional depth to the family dynamic.

The film's soundtrack includes several catchy songs performed by Sinatra, including the title track "Come Blow Your Horn" and "Only the Lonely". Additionally, the film's cinematography effectively captures the vibrant colors of the 1960s, especially in scenes set in nightclubs and other glamorous locales.

Overall, Come Blow Your Horn is an enjoyable, lighthearted comedy with engaging performances and an excellent script. The film effectively captures the essence of the 1960s and portrays the struggles and triumphs of two brothers searching for their place in the world. It's a must-watch for fans of classic comedies and Sinatra aficionados alike.

Come Blow Your Horn is a 1963 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 52 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.0.

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    6.0  (1,203)