Surrender (1987)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Comedy  |   Release Date - Oct 9, 1987 (USA)  |   Run Time - 95 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG
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Veteran television writer-director Jerry Belson concocted this sweet comedy that stars Michael Caine as Sean Stein, a best-selling mystery novelist who's been constantly hurt by women he's fallen for. Sally Field plays Daisy Morgan, an artist who has not yet hit it big. She and Stein are at a museum party when a band of thieves arrive, tie up the guests, and proceed to pull off a heist. They are tied up together, which thrusts them into an unlikely romantic pairing. Because Daisy does not know who Stein is, he pretends that he, too, is a struggling artist. He distrusts women, because in the past, his ex-wife and other women pursued him solely for his money and fame. Steve Guttenberg and Peter Boyle play attorneys vying for Stein's money. Julie Kavner and Louise Lasser are among the fine supporting cast.



artist, deception, love, love-triangle, romance, self-discovery, wealth, writing