For the Boys1991

For the Boys

Directed by Mark Rydell, and written by L. Laub (screenplay), N. Jimenez (screenplay), and Marshall Brickman (screenplay), "For the Boys" (also known as "Giorni di gloria... giorni d'amore", "For the Boys - Tage des Ruhms, Tage der Liebe") is a Comedy/Drama/Musical film, released on November 22 of 1991 in the USA . Bette Midler is starring, alongside James Caan, George Segal, Patrick O'Neal, Christopher Rydell and Arye Gross.

Laughter and tears. Tragedy and triumph. They lived it all. For the boys.
Directed by:
Mark Rydell
L. Laub, N. Jimenez and Marshall Brickman
Bette Midler, M. South and B. Bruckheimer
Raymond Hartwick
Executive producer:
Mark Rydell
Associate producer:
Christopher Wilkinson and K. Long


In the early 1990s, retired entertainer Dixie Leonard (Midler) has a commitment to attend a Hollywood ceremony being televised live to honor her and longtime show-biz partner Eddie Sparks (Caan).

When a young man from the TV show comes to pick her up, Dixie balks. She explains what brought Eddie and her together and drove them apart. The bulk of the film is an extended flashback.

Dixie tells the story of how during World War II, she received an offer to go overseas and become a part of Eddie's [...]



Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the director of "For the Boys"?

Mark Rydell is an American director, producer, and actor.

Mark Rydell has directed movies such as "The Rose", released in 1979, "The River" (1984), "Cinderella Liberty" (1973), "Harry and Walter Go to New York" (1976), "Even Money" (2006), and "The Cowboys" (1972).

Bette Midler has been directed by Mark Rydell in "The Rose", released in 1979 portraying Mary Rose Foster.


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What was the release date of "For the Boys"?

"For the Boys" was initally released in the United States on Friday, November 22, 1991. Other films released on Friday, November 22, 1991 are "The Addams Family" (dir. Barry Sonnenfeld) and "An American Tail: Fievel Goes West" (dir. P. Nibbelink and Simon Wells)

Release date in the United States:
  • Friday, November 22, 1991

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