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Director  Claudia Weill
Featured song  Its My Turn
Country  United States
5.4/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Drama
Music director  Patrick Williams
Writer  Eleanor Bergstein
Language  English
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Release date  October 24, 1980 (1980-10-24)
Cast  Jill Clayburgh (Kate Gunzinger), Michael Douglas (Ben Lewin), Charles Grodin (Homer), Beverly Garland (Emma), Steven Hill (Jacob), Charles Kimbrough (Jerome)
Similar movies  Jill Clayburgh appears in Its My Turn and Starting Over
Tagline  Just when she thought she had everything stepped Mr. Wrong.

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It's My Turn is a 1980 American romantic comedy-drama film starring Jill Clayburgh, Michael Douglas and Charles Grodin.


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The film was directed by Claudia Weill and written by Eleanor Bergstein. The producers of It's My Turn cut out an erotic dancing scene from Bergstein's screenplay, which sparked her to go on and write a new script that would become the 1987 hit film Dirty Dancing.

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The film's title track, played during the final credits—"It's My Turn"—was sung by Diana Ross, with music by Michael Masser and lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager. It was released as a single and became a top ten hit on the Billboard Hot 100, peaking at number nine.

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Kate Gunzinger is a mathematics professor at a Chicago university. She lives with a man named Homer in a comfortable but not terribly passionate relationship.

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Kate travels to New York for a job interview and to attend the wedding of her widowed father. She meets the bride's son, Ben Lewin, a former professional baseball player.

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Ben is married, but a relationship develops with Kate. He takes her to Yankee Stadium for an old-timers' day ceremony and eventually they have an affair. When they part, Kate goes back to Chicago and breaks up with Homer, not knowing what the future holds.

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The first scene shows Kate Gunzinger in a lecture giving a correct proof of the snake lemma from homological algebra.


  • Jill Clayburgh as Kate Gunzinger
  • Michael Douglas as Ben Lewin
  • Charles Grodin as Homer
  • Beverly Garland as Emma
  • Steven Hill as Jacob
  • Dianne Wiest as Gail
  • Daniel Stern as Cooperman
  • Critical reception

    From Roger Ebert of The Chicago Sun-Times gave the film 2 stars out of 4:

    The film was nominated for a Razzie Awards for Worst Screenplay for Eleanor Bergstein, but lost the award to Can't Stop the Music.


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