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Fools (1970)





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In this drama, a romance is sparked when two people, dissatisfied with their lives, move to San Francisco in hope of a fresh start. Ex-horror star Matthew South (Jason Robards, Jr.) encounters unhappily-married Anais Appleton (Katharine Ross) and the two fall in love. Their newfound happiness is threatened, however, when Anais' jealous husband David (Scott Appleton) sets out to find her. Songs by Kenny Rogers and The First Edition are featured in this film.


Jason Robards
as Matthew South
Katharine Ross
as Anais Appleton
Scott Hylands
as David Appleton
Marc Hannibal
as Dog Owner
Roy Jenson
as Man in Park
Mark Bramhall
as Man in Park
Robert C. Ferro Jr.
as Private Detective
Floy Dean
as Couple in Restaurant
Roy Jelliffe
as Couple in Restaurant
Laura Ash
as Patient
Robert Rothwell
as Policeman
Michael Davis
as Policeman
Vera Stough
as Girl in Movie
Lou Picetti
as FBI Man
Stu Klitsner
as FBI Man
as Psychiatrist
Mimi Farina
as Herself
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All Critics (2) | Top Critics (2)

You feel that a sharper, stronger film is buried under the debris.

June 8, 2020 | Full Review…

How can I possibly describe how awful Fools is, and in how many different ways? The task approaches impossibility.

July 6, 2018 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

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