I'm a Fool

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  • NR
  • 1977
  • 38 min
  • 5.8  (654)

In the movie "I'm a Fool" from 1977, Ron Howard plays the role of a young boy named Andy who works at a racetrack. As he cleans stalls and tends to the horses, he becomes infatuated with a beautiful woman named Arlene, played by the talented Amy Irving. The story is set in the 1950s and is based on a short story by Sherwood Anderson.

Andy is a bit of a dreamer and often gets lost in his fantasies about Arlene. He imagines a future where they are happily married and living a glamorous life. However, despite his fantasies, he knows deep down that he'll never be good enough for Arlene. She's a wealthy socialite, and he's just a poor stable hand.

During the course of the movie, their paths cross several times, and Andy tries to impress Arlene by bragging about his fictitious life. Arlene is initially charmed by him and his stories, but as she gets to know him better, she realizes that he's just a young boy who is trying to impress her. Despite this, Arlene grows to like Andy, and they form an unlikely friendship.

The movie is full of humor and irony as Andy struggles to find his place in the world. He's just a young boy who is trying to figure out who he is and what he wants out of life. The world around him is changing rapidly, and he feels lost in the midst of it all. He's not sure if he wants to be a stable hand for the rest of his life, or if he wants something more.

As the movie progresses, Andy begins to realize that he's not as foolish as he once thought. He sees the world with fresh eyes and begins to understand that there's more to life than just chasing after a beautiful woman. Arlene, too, begins to see the world differently. She realizes that she's been living a shallow existence and that there's more to life than just socializing with the elite.

The movie is a coming-of-age story that is both funny and poignant. It's a reminder that sometimes, the things we think we want aren't really what we need. Often, it's the unexpected friendships and experiences that shape us and help us grow into better people. Ron Howard gives a great performance as Andy, and Amy Irving is charming as always. Otis Calef is a standout in his role as Ernie, one of the other stable hands at the racetrack.

Overall, "I'm a Fool" is a delightful movie that is sure to make you laugh and leave you feeling good. It's a reminder that life is full of surprises and that sometimes, the things we think we want are the things we least need.

I'm a Fool is a 1977 comedy with a runtime of 38 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.8.

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    5.8  (654)