Nothing in Common


1h 58m 1986

Brief Synopsis

Because of his talent, charm and wisecracking sense of humor, David Basner is a self-made man on the fast track. He loves his job, his band accountant is healthy and women find him irresistible. Then his father Max, calls to give David the news that he and David's mother Lorraine are calling it quits after 35 years. Now, aside from pressures of his own busy life, David has the new responsibilities of taking care of his crotchety dad and emotionally supporting his mother. Through these experiences, David gains a new understanding and appreciation of his parents, with whom he thought he had nothing in common.

Film Details

Also Known As
Ingenting gemensamt
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Release Date
1986
Production Company
Garry Van Scarboro
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA; Raleigh Studios, Hollywood, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 58m

Synopsis

Because of his talent, charm and wisecracking sense of humor, David Basner is a self-made man on the fast track. He loves his job, his band accountant is healthy and women find him irresistible. Then his father Max, calls to give David the news that he and David's mother Lorraine are calling it quits after 35 years. Now, aside from pressures of his own busy life, David has the new responsibilities of taking care of his crotchety dad and emotionally supporting his mother. Through these experiences, David gains a new understanding and appreciation of his parents, with whom he thought he had nothing in common.

Crew

Nick Abdo

Associate Producer

Steve Abrums

Makeup

Jane Alderman

Casting

John Alonzo

Dp/Cinematographer

John Alonzo

Director Of Photography

Lorna Anderson

Sound Editor

Shelley Andreas

Casting

Scott Austin

Sound

Tom Bailey

Song

Carolyn Barczak

Costumes

Tom Barrett

Electrician

Judy Bauer

Accounting Assistant

Lon Bender

Sound Editor

Louis Benioff

Assistant Editor

John Bettis

Song

Tammara Billik

Casting Associate

William Birch

Dp/Cinematographer

William Birch

Director Of Photography

Bruce Bisenz

Sound Mixer

Jane Bogart

Set Decorator

Anna Boorstin

Sound Editor

Danny Bramson

Music Supervisor

Barbara Ann Bruno

Assistant Director

Grant Burdette

Special Effects

Dani Carlis

Production Assistant

Richard Clarkson

Assistant Camera Operator

Christopher Cross

Song

Christopher Cross

Song Performer

Maureen Cunningham

Location Assistant

Alannah Currie

Song

Katharine Curtis

Production Coordinator

Alan B. Curtiss

Assistant Director

Marques Dair

Song

Ray Davies

Song

George Dileonardi

Transportation Coordinator

Peter J Donoghue

Dolly Grip

James P Dunne

Music

Katy Emde

Assistant Director

Bob Faison

Assistant Camera Operator

Glenn Farr

Editor

Charles Fink

Assistant

James E Foote

Transportation Coordinator

Aretha Franklin

Song Performer

Diane Perkins Frazen

Assistant

Steve Gage

Dolly Grip

Craig Galloway

Assistant Editor

Preston Glass

Song

Dori Gordon

Production Assistant

George Groves

Sound

Robert A Hackl

Post-Production

Walt Hadfield

Construction Coordinator

Penny Lee Hallin

Dialogue Coach

Wendy S Hallin

Production Assistant

Janice Hampton

Editing

Buddy Heller

Key Grip

Nick Heyward

Song Performer

Nick Heyward

Song

Michael Hill

Production Accountant

Roland E Hill

Set Designer

Aaron Holden

Property Master

James Newton Howard

Music Conductor

James Newton Howard

Music Arranger

David J Hudson

Sound

Susan C Ingram

Assistant Camera Operator

Mario Iscovich

Location Manager

Deborah K Jacoel

Hair

Gary J Jensen

Best Boy

Gene Johnson

Transportation Captain

Horace B Jordan

Assistant Camera Operator

Hari Kaur Kahlsa

Assistant Camera Operator

Kenneth Karman

Music Editor

Randy Kelley

Sound Editor

Larry Kemp

Adr Editor

Shirley Kirkes

Choreographer

Tito Larriva

Song

Patrick Leonard

Music

Patrick Leonard

Song

Anthony J Leonardi

Other

Dominic Leslie

Song

Dorothea Long

Hair

Barbara Lorenz

Hair

Mel P Mack

Key Grip

Michael J Malone

Location Manager

Reid Martin

Sound Editor

Richard Marx

Song Performer

Joe Mayer

Adr Supervisor

Stephanie Meltzer

Costumes

Mel Metcalfe

Sound

Andy Miller

Production Assistant

James A. Miller

Gaffer

John Robert Miller

Dolly Grip

Ralph Milliken

Negative Cutting

Bob Mills

Makeup Supervisor

Michael Moyer

Electrician

Rosanna Norton

Costume Designer

Bruce Pearson

Color Timer

Angel Pine

Apprentice

Julie Pitkanen

Script Supervisor

Rick Podell

Screenplay

Terry Porter

Sound

Ricky Posner

Production Assistant

Michael Preminger

Screenplay

Pattye Rogers

Music Editor

Alexandra Rose

Producer

Charles Rosen

Production Designer

Roger Rothstein

Executive Producer

Roger Rothstein

Unit Production Manager

Eric H Sandberg

Costume Supervisor

Doug Schulman

Boom Operator

Tom Shaw

Property Master

Steve Sheirsby

Sound Editor

Carly Simon

Song Performer

William Ladd Skinner

Set Designer

Donald Smetzer

Photography

Billy Dawn Smith

Song

Curtiss Smith

Special Effects

Christine Soteros

Craft Service

Stuart Spohn

Gaffer

Wylie Stateman

Sound Editor

Susan Steed

Other

Linda Sutton

Set Decorator

Leon Sylvers

Song

Bruce Talamon

Photography

Pat Trbovich

Costumes

Pernell Tyus

Camera Operator

Garry Van Scarboro

Cable Operator

Susan Vanderbeek

Production Coordinator

John Vigran

Music

Diana Vilkaitis

Production Assistant

Amy Vincent

Sound Editor

Lynda Vincent

Assistant Camera Operator

Kathy Wakefield

Song

Narada Michael Walden

Song

James F. Walker

Props

Nancy S Watrous

Assistant Director

Michael Wilhoit

Sound Editor

John William

Other

John Melvin Young

Wardrobe Supervisor

Rick A Young

Props

Andrew M Zawacki

Foreman

Film Details

Also Known As
Ingenting gemensamt
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Release Date
1986
Production Company
Garry Van Scarboro
Distribution Company
TriStar Pictures
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA; Raleigh Studios, Hollywood, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 58m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Summer July 30, 1986

Began shooting September 9, 1985.

Jackie Gleason's last screen appearance. He died of cancer in Fort Lauderdale, Florida June 24, 1987, aged 71.

Released in United States Summer July 30, 1986