The Goodbye Girl

Lists: Comedy, Romance, Romantic Comedy, Best Picture nominee 1970 to 1979

Brief Synopsis: "Paula McFadden knows: In romance, actors all follow the same stage instruction: Exit. Without warning, her actor boyfriend split today for a movie role and sublet their Manhattan apartment. The new tenant's name: Elliot Garfield. Profession: actor. Richard Dreyfuss and Marsha Mason deliver comedy, zingy repartee and bitter-to-best romance in The Goodbye Girl."

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 1977: # 0)

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People Involved

  • Richard Dreyfuss (Elliot Garfield)
  • Marsha Mason (Paula McFadden)
  • Quinn Cummings (Lucy McFadden)
  • Paul Benedict (Mark)
  • Barbara Rhoades (Donna)
  • Theresa Merritt (Mrs. Crosby)
  • Michael Shawn (Ronnie)
  • Patricia Pearcy (Rhonda)
  • Gene Castle (Assistant Choreographer)
  • Daniel Levans (Dance Instructor)
  • Marilyn Sokol (Linda)
  • Anita Dangler (Mrs. Morganweiss)
  • Victoria Boothby (Mrs. Bodine)
  • Robert Costanzo (Liquor Store Salesman)
  • Pancho González (Mugger)
  • Herbert Ross (Director)